Arriving on Vancouver Island in the early
To learn more, refer to p. 80 Parksville & then some by Marjorie Leffler
“I lost a brother and a sister in that school in Port Alberni”
Nanoose First Nations Elder, Jim Bob spoke at the Parksville Museum for Orange Shirt Day, 2020. Sitting in the Parksville Museum courtyard in front of a small crowd, he recalled memories of waking to the sound of a beating drum and his elders singing outside the...
Coast Salish People
We acknowledge that we are gathered on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish People including the territories of the Snaw-Na-Was and Qualicum people. Recognized as one of the best sports fishing rivers on Vancouver Island, Englishman River was known by speakers of...
Imagine being born in Vancouver in 1902, growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii and settling in Qualicum Beach in 1919. Such was the life of George Abernethy. His company, Abernethy Timber Company Ltd. Was the first company to begin operations in the Robert Dollar claim,...