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Residential Schools

 

Dear Lynn

You are truly a “ Politian “ of a different  kind , and you  deserve a lot of credit for sticking up for the truth ..  I am a life resident  of the West Coast of Vancouver island.( 81 yrs.) at Tofino. Father Brabant, a    missionary   came  to this coast  in 1875 & worked his entire life  with  the natives.

In 1900 he built  the first residential  school  at /Kakawis near Tofino , As an  area historian  I have researched  how the catholic  church  taught these children before schools for  white children existed..

thank  you  Ken