Category Archives: first nations

‘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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Stone Butter Church

Stone Butter Church – Comiaken Hill In the 1870 Roman Catholic missionaries were intent bringing the local Cowichan Indian communities into their flock. Father Peter Rondeault, a missionary to the Cowichan Indians, decided to build a church for the Cowichan … Continue reading

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Alert Bay totem pole

‘Namgis First Nation totem pole at Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort

Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort – Nanaimo

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