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Mar 2020
12 March 2020

INVISIBLE GENERATIONS

LIVING BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND WHITE IN THE FRASER VALLEY BY JEAN BARMAN Jean Barman explores the prejudice people of mixed Indigenous and white descendants faced, with a focus on her…
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Apr 2020
23 April 2020

MYTHS AND OMISSIONS

A TEXTBOOK HISTORY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY PIA RUSSELL Through an exploration of textbooks used in BC schools (1871-1921), this talk explores the common myths and omissions included in these…
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May 2020
28 May 2020

DUNMORA

THE STORY OF A HERITAGE MANOR HOUSE ON VANCOUVER ISLAND BY VALERIE GREEN Step back in time and listen to the walls talk as Valerie Green describes a total different…
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Feb 2021
25 February 2021

Japanese Family Removals from Saltspring Island

Presentation by Brian Small Shaw who has written numerous articles and given many presentations on the Japanese individuals and families who lived on Saltspring Island. His recent book is titled…
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Mar 2021
25 March 2021

Teaching Public History with the 1918 Pandemic in Nanaimo

As a history professor at Vancouver Island University, Katharine Rollwagen used the 1918 pandemic to help her students understand a significant world event in a local context. The students then…
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