The tragedy of Ahan, martyred by the Crown on July 18, 1865

The tragedy of Ahan, martyred by the Crown on July 18, 1865

What is the story of Ahan, the “Chilcotin Chief” martyred by the Crown in British Columbia on July 18, 1865, and exonerated by BC in 2014 and by Canada in 2019? And the story of his partner in action, Lutas? The Crown sentenced Lutas to hang with Ahan, but Lutas...
Will Canada finally restore peace to Tsilhqot’in territory?

Will Canada finally restore peace to Tsilhqot’in territory?

The Government of Canada and the Tsilhqot’in National Government have announced that, “As a symbolic gesture of reconciliation,” Canada will “offer a statement of exoneration” for the six Tsilhqot’in Chiefs martyred by the Crown in 1864/65. This is an outline of the events commonly known as the Chilcotin War.

The Smallpox Graveyard in Fortune’s Field at Splatsin

The Smallpox Graveyard in Fortune’s Field at Splatsin

On July 16, 2016, the Splatsin community near Enderby, B.C. is set to answer the question “Should Splatsin enter into the Fortune Field Specific Claims Settlement Agreement?” Canada’s offer to settle this issue has two components: 1) A payment of $300,000. Canada...

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