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Jun-2017

Vancouver recognizes First Nations help from 1886

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The City of Vancouver passed a motion to formally acknowledge the role of First Nations’ members who saved lives during the city’s Great Fire of 1886.

According to historians, only three of the estimated 1,000 buildings in the city were left standing after the fire swept through the city in less than 30 minutes. Dozens perished.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/city-formally-acknowledges-first-nations-who-saved-vancouverites-during-1886-great-fire-1.4159004?cmp=rss

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