Hesquiaht First Nation forgives provi...

Hesquiaht First Nation forgives province for century old hanging

There are 4 comments on the Lake Cowichan Gazette story from Nov 19, 2012, titled Hesquiaht First Nation forgives province for century old hanging. In it, Lake Cowichan Gazette reports that:

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton - Alberni Valley News Published: November 19, 2012 12:00 AM Updated: November 19, 2012 1:04 AM In 10 minutes, B.C. Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ida Chong did her best to erase 143 years of pain suffered by the Hesquiaht people for the wrongful hanging of one of their ancestors in front of his family.

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Since: Nov 12

Port Alberni, Canada

#1 Nov 19, 2012
Wow, They forgive us??? Mighty White of them.

Port Alberni, Canada

#2 Nov 19, 2012
Apparently Shari is feeling judged! By whom I do not know, but apparently she is feeling guilty JUDGING by her reaction. she definitely does not understand the story or care to.

Since: Nov 12

Port Alberni, Canada

#3 Nov 20, 2012
I dont feel any guilt, I have nothing to feel guilty about. I do, however, get tired of hearing poor me, poor me, give me more. I dont believe that I am the only one.Let the past rest, hopefully in peace.
G A Custer

Gabriola, Canada

#4 Nov 21, 2012
I think people are getting tired of the natives being the exeption to all the rules that the rest of us have to live by.

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