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Canadian History Ehx

Feb 27, 2021

Fred Loft was one of the foremost Indigenous activists of the early-20th century, and he would help found the League of Indians, which would inspire other Indigenous organizations later in the century.

Today, I look at the life of this activist, veteran and more. 

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Feb 24, 2021

Today, I speak with author and historian Chad Reimer, who recently wrote a book about a murder trial in late-19th century British Columbia. Called The Trials of Albert Stroebel, it looks at this trial in immense detail.

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Feb 22, 2021

Today, I speak with the man who brought Red Green and Possum Lodge to life, Steve Smith. We chat about his new podcast, The Possum Lodge Podcast. 

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Feb 20, 2021

In the late-1700s, Chief Maquinna would become the most important Indigenous leader on the BC coast through is dealing with European powers. For over 20 years, he brought prosperity to his people through his skilled negotiations with European powers in the Maritime fur trade. 

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Feb 18, 2021

Today, I look at Claresholm, the town with the oldest motorized school bus in Canada, the hometown of one of the Famous Five, and the location where many WW2 pilots learned how to fly.

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