interactive essays on this
provide narratives of the processes that have led to the
of land issues in British Columbia. Images, audio, and video
accompany and support the statements expressed in each essay.
scroll your mouse pointer over the highlighted words in each essay a
text box will appear containing the definition of the highlighted word.
Culture Lives in the Land
very core of this project is the knowledge that Indigenous
maintain a connection to the land, as it is inherent to the culture,
identity, history and spirituality. This narrative bridges the gap
between the historical and contemporary meaning of 'Our Culture Lives
in the Land'.
to the McKenna McBride Royal Commission
Background narrative offers a brief history of colonial power and
influences on land policy and practices in British Columbia. Aboriginal
Title and Rights,the history of the McKenna McBride Agreement, and
Cut-off Lands, are just a few of the topics discussed in this
of the McKenna McBride Commission
Impacts essay presents a description and analysis of the effects of the
Commission and how the decisions, policies, and laws that were made as
a result of the Commission continue to impact communities today.