Colonial war and judicial murder in the colony of Vancouver Island

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 23:00
David Lam Auditorium, University of Victoria Coast Salish Territories , BC
British Columbia CA

Camas Books presents "Colonial War and Judicial Murder in the colony of
Vancouver Island, 1863," by ethno-historian Chris Arnett.

Opening Remarks: Joey Caro, Penelakut Elder, and Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group
Communications and Historical Research Manager

Friday, May 24th @ 7pm
David Lam Auditorium, University of Victoria
Coast Salish and Strait Salish Territories
Admission by Donation

Chris Arnett is the author of "Terror of the Coast: Land Alienation and
Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849-1863." On May
24th, he will be in Victoria to discuss the hanging of four Hul'qumi'num
prisoners in Bastion Square on July 4, 1863. This is the 150th anniversary
of a signal event in the colonial suppression of Indigenous peoples in
this region.

Camas Books is a not-for-profit, collectively-run all-volunteer bookstore
& autonomous space located at 2620 Quadra Street (Lekwungen Territory).


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