Tag Archives: Kwakwaka’wakw artifacts

Searching for Pictographs (Dinghy Anthropology)

We admit it, we like to make fun of the way several Europeans we know carry out anthropological investigations.  (No names will be mentioned.) They seem to believe that they are immersing themselves in the history of First Nations’ cultures … Continue reading

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“Islands in front” (Memqumlis) or Mamalilaculla

30 June 2012 Our visit to the relics at Mamalilaculla, on Village Island, was preceded by many stories about the abandoned village, once the main winter community for the Mamaleleqala-qweqwa sot’enox people,  a branch of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation.  Abandoned … Continue reading

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