Memoir as poetry

Sharon Thesen (l.) collaborated with wig-maker Janet Gallant to write a long poem about Gallant’s life after her mother left her with an abusive father at age three and later finding out she was bi-racial. 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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