Fraser Canyon War

In 1858, thousands of miners arriving from the United States invaded the territory of the Nlaka’pamux people in search of gold. What happened next would change the course of history.

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Indian Shaker Church

For The Canadian Encyclopedia, I give an overview of the Indian Shaker Church, a religious movement from the 19th century that blended Christianity and Indigenous spirituality to birth a new religion.

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“Whatever your lot was, that was your lot”: Chinese-Canadian Women at Work in the Vancouver Area, 1880-1945.”

To launch an exhibition at Access Art Gallery, I wrote a short essay describing the experiences of Chinese-Canadian working women in the period 1880-1945 in Vancouver. Beginning with a meditation at the Chinese Canadian War Monument on nationhood and belonging, I spiral outwards geographically and metaphorically into the realm of the lesser known stories. Original archival research completed at the Vancouver Public Library Special Collections and Multicultural History Society of Ontario.