Archive for January, 2013

Elder, Elder, Who’s got the Elder?

Our original elders were all wiped out by the smallpox wars. They died first, and with them, all of our real traditions. What survives today from our old ways? I’ll tell you: nothing. - Siem Maquinna, Earl George of the Ahousahts, to the author, Port Alberni, May 1995 All of the data indicates that nations at [...]