Time never stops. It waits for no one regardless of what tales of woe befall us.
by Admin | Sep 17, 2023
When researching to write a story about people in Columbia Valley settler history, one can spend hours chasing hints, seeking confirmation of guesses based on what used to be, and tracking rumours to find kernels of truth.
by Lyonel Doherty | Sep 11, 2023
On Saturday evenings during the winter months of the 1940s the farm chores were done with haste. The animals needed to be bedded, dairy cows milked and the feeder stock fed. Once the milk was separated in to cream and cooled in an old well, we young ones could come in for an early supper. It was Saturday and that meant it was Hockey Night In Canada.
by Lyonel Doherty | Sep 4, 2023
Ravens are the animals often associated with death, illness, or a bad omen. With their frightening stare and massive build compared to other birds, everyone would fear them. But with all the misconceptions about them and their black feathers, they present light and hope for many different Indigenous cultures.
For over a hundred years, thousands of Indigenous children were taken by the Canadian government and forcibly sent to residential schools where they were imprisoned under the rule of religious officials.