13 May at 7:00 - 13 May 2017 at 8:44
The Nootka Sound Crisis
- BC was almost Spanish!
In 1904, the American scholar William Manning, author of The Nootka Sound Controversy, described Friendly Cove (Yuquot) on Nootka Island: “both the Spanish and the English deserted the place. Neither nation ever reoccupied it. Nootka is still inhabited by Indians.”
Presentation by Catherine Gilbert, a Vancouver Island author, editor, historian, and lecturer, who has written numerous articles about British Columbia history. Location: Mansons Hall