Join us Thursday, January 7, 2010 7:30 p.m at the Annette Public Library for A Short History of Haida (which only recently changed its name from the Queen Charlotte Islands). Gib will illustrate his talk with images recorded by Phyllis and Lynn on their excursion to these isolated and scenic islands north of Vancouver Island in June of 2009. Haida of two principal islands. The southern most has a small community, an airport and historic Haida sites which since the small pox epidemics of the 19th century. Some are open to the public and exist within a unique partnership between Parks Canada and the Haida people. The north island most of the current population and economic activity, as well at the six larger communities.
GIVE THE GIFT OF HISTORY THIS CHRISTMAS
Someone you love would love to get connected to their roots in the historic Junction.
Join the West Toronto Junction Historical Society and share the most exciting story in Toronto. Receive four issues of our award winning historical quarterly, the Leader and Recorder. Join now and get five issues of the L&R as copies of our fall 2009 edition are still available featuring the remarkable story of the Dundas Mosque: Malcolm X in the Junction, Louise Fein Corblum’s reminisces celebrating the Centennial of West Toronto Paint and Wallpaper and David Wencer’s full and riotous account of Wild, Wild, Junction Historical Mystery Tour. Individual memberships $20, family memberships $30.
Your membership fees support the WTJHS archives, our efforts to preserve historic buildings and our monthly speaking series in the Annette Street Library.
Go to wtjhs.ca for details.