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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

At the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, so far not a single body has been found, writes Professor Jacques Rouillard. Nearby, the existing cemetery is located on the Indian Reserve itself ...

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Keep the 'British' in British Columbia

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Keep the 'British' in British Columbia

By C.P. Champion THE HAIDA at the height of their power were the terror of the West Coast, seizing booty of all kinds in seaborne raids: goods, captive labour, trophy-women and -children—and bearing aloft severed heads and limbs. Their own oral history records disturbingly recurrent scenes in which they “destroyed the people, burned their town completely” and “took them also for slaves.” But in 1862 the Haida were nearly wiped out by smallpox, which arrived by ship with gold diggers from San Francisco. Few would be so churlish as to judge the Haida of today on the basis of their marauding...

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From Katyn to Kamloops

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From Katyn to Kamloops

Mass unmarked graves have evil connotations especially in the 20th century. But there is a vast gulf between Kamloops and Katyn, or Babi Yar — writes C.P. Champion

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Mapping Vancouver Island

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Mapping Vancouver Island

Phyllis Reeve reviews a splendid account of how explorers, traders, and adventurers followed on the heels of pirates, capricious monarchs and merchants to chart the waters of Vancouver Island, and shows how every map and plan has a human story.

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