"Kanakas" by Tom Koppel

This tape is part of the Salt Spring Island Historical Society Collection and comprises an address given to its members, entitled 'The Kanakas'
Mr. Koppel talks about the history of the Hawaiians on the Pacific Northwest Coast, beginning in 1777 and centering on the mid-nineteenth century. He speaks specifically about the Kanakas on the Gulf Islands, (Russell Island and Salt Spring Island) and the American San Juan Islands, 1860 - 1920s.


SUBJECT LISTINGS:
I. KOPPEL, TOM
II. KANAKAS; HAWAIIANS
III. NAMES: PALUA FAMILY (CALLED PALLOW); ROLAND FAMILY;
PEAVINE FAMILY; LUMLEY FAMILY; NUWANA; WILLIE
SHEPHERD; GEORGE NAPOLEON PARKER; ABEL AND ALFRED
DOUGLAS; MARIA MAHOI; GEORGE AND ERNIE FISHER;
TAHOUNEY FAMILY
IV. NAUKANA
V. PALUA FAMILY
VI. ROLAND FAMILY
VII. PEAVINE FAMILY
VIII. LUMLEY FAMILY
IX. NUWANA
X. SHEPHERD, WILLIE
XI. PARKER, GEORGE NAPOLEON
XII. DOUGLAS FAMILY
XIII. MAHOI, MARIA
XIV. FISHER FAMILY
XV. TAHOUNEY FAMILY
XVI. WILLIAMS, MR.
XVII. CRIME: MURDER BY GEORGE WILLIAMS
XVIII. LOCALITY: ISABELLA POINT; BEAVER POINT; FULFORD
XIX. ISABELLA POINT
XX. BEAVER POINT
XXI. FULFORD
XXII. SCHOOLS: BEAVER POINT; ISABELLA POINT
XXIII. BEAVER POINT SCHOOL
XXIV. ISABELLA POINT SCHOOL
XXV. EMPLOYMENT: CUSHEON COVE MILL; LOGGING; TIE MILLS
XXVI. CUSHEON COVE MILL
XXVII. LOGGING
XXVIII. TIE MILLS
XXIX. SALT SPRING ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY ADDRESS
MARCH 14, 1999

 

Accession Number   Interviewer Address to the Historical Society
Date March 14, 1999 Location Central Hall
Media   Audio CD  
ID 46-1