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First Nations of Salt Spring Island

Oral History

Audio File Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that these interviews, recollections and talks are one person’s “truth”. These speakers generously shared their stories, experiences and personal knowledge with the Salt Spring Archives and we share them here with you. We ask that you be respectful with how you read and share them. We hope that you will learn from them.

11BMr. Akerman talks about family history and mother's Native background. Interviewed by Margaret Simons, 1977

14Elizabeth Sampson interviewed by Amber Hindle, 1977

15Andrew Stevens interviewed by Bruce Mitchell, 1982

16Gladys King interviewed by Tony Farr, 1977

21Bob Akerman Salt Spring Historical Society Collection, 1990

50Mr Akerman discussing the Burgoyne Valley and his family.(Segment)

90Ida New and Bob Akerman, 1985

110Bob Akerman Sr. presentation at Fulford Hall, 1992

126Early Cowichan History by Jack Fleetwood

132Colonial Wars of 1863 by Chris Arnett, 1997

134Indian Place Names on Salt Spring Island by Chris Arnett, 1997

138History of the Aboriginal Land question in British Columbia by Dr. Jim Hendrickson, 1998

183Hawaiians by Cathy Roland, 2002