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First Nations of Salt Spring Island

First Nations Memorial Plaque at Creekside

A Memorial Post and plaque were erected in the rear of the Creekhouse building in 2022 to acknowledge the site and what had occurred in 2011. This Driftwood article by Jonathan Yardley from 2011 covers what took place from a settler point of view.

screenshot of Jonathan Yardley Driftwood article 6 June 2011
Article by Jonathan Yardley in the Driftwood, 6 June 2011
concept shot of memorial post at Creekside
Memorial post installed at Creekside
Penelakut Sulxwe’en, Adult Learners and community members