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Blockading Grace Islet

By Roy L Hales


The photo above, and videos below, were all taken during a blockade of Grace Islet, on Salt Spring Island, on August 1.  Grace Islet is a recognized First Nations burial islet but, thanks to a series of beaurocratic foul-ups, it was zoned residential and a house is being built there. This would not be allowed if those were European graves, but this is British Columbia and the burials are First Nations.

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The Desecration of Grace Islet


Originally Broadcast on Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM

Audio from Tuesday, July 8, from 12:00 – 12:30 pm: “Desecration of Grace Islet”


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