The labours of Dukesang Wong

The first known account of a Chinese railroad labourer from the 1880s tells of appalling work conditions, racism, exploitation, camaraderie with other Chinese migrants and finally, a happy family life. FULL STORY

Early British Columbia and the Hudson’s Bay Company: An Aboriginal Perspective

May 02nd, 2020

Most of the observations of early British Columbia were written by Europeans. We don’t have a lot of writings from Aboriginal people not filtered by contemporary people.  An exception is a letter written by several First Nations Chiefs to Prime Minister Laurier. This video covers the context and the letter.

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