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I found myself in an interesting position recently when a dear friend was talking about the origins of North American first nations peoples and explained that they believed that their people had originated in North America. My immediate response was to think ‘Whoa, that flies in the face of the physical anthropological evidence that shows migrations from Asia across the then frozen Bering Strait up to 40,000 years ago’. I was more puzzled because my friend in a scientist, a scholar whose work ...more
A history of the Cowichan People of Vancouver Island. An accessible history that starts with the creation legends and ends with a very informative narrative of the treaty process. The gradual picking away at the lands and rights of these people by the governments is detailed.