Earle Claxton Reflects on Early Transportation

At Race Rocks we have an old dugout canoe which provides the focus on the way of life experienced by the First Nations people who lived in the Coastal Areas of the Pacific North West. In this video the late Earle Claxton reflects on the different boats used by his people in the early days.

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The first nations canoe found on Taylor Beach now displayed at Race Rocks . Pearson College students Jim and Nele talking about the canoe with visiting elementary school students. Jim Palardy discusses First Nations history in the area with a group of students from a grade 7 class. Joao and visiting students examining some of the First Nations food items.