Category Archives: first nations

Powell River totem pole

A section of a totem pole in Powell River

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Ottawa – a city of contrasts

I was standing on the first nations property on Victoria Island, looking across the Ottawa River toward the imposing building that houses the Supreme Court of Canada. So many contrasting elements here…

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Sipekne’katik fishing boat – Treaty Defender

  The Sipekne’katik first nation’s fishing boat Treaty Defender in Margaretsville

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‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds

‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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Alert Bay Totem

A totem pole at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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B.R.B

B.R.B at Fisherman’s Wharf in Comox on a frosty fall day

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Pretty to look at, but please stay out

You may have noticed some new signs along part of Comox Road that opens onto the waterfront on K’ómoks First Nation property – the signs are quite clear:  No Trespassing. K’ómoks First Nation property on Comox Road The area is … Continue reading

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Field sawmill wharf

Field sawmill wharf – Courtenay River In September 2017, Project Watershed and the K’ómoks First Nation reached an agreement with Interfor to purchase and restore the former Field sawmill site on the Courtenay River near the 17th street bridge. Kus-kus-sum … Continue reading

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Alert Bay Totem

Totem poles at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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Alert Bay Totem

A totem pole at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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