Close Page

Document Description

Type: Newspaper Article

Title: A National Disgrace

Extended Title: Within a UNESCO biosphere reserve, the Ahousaht First Nation live in a village of mouldy houses and rotting buildings

Date: February 12 2009

Author(s): Judith Lavoie

Newspaper Name: Victoria Times Colonist

Description: "The water taxi slices through the thin veneer of ocean ice, past the islands rising out of the morning mist, into the inlet, where forested mountains sweep down the rocks. Approaching isolated Flores Island...the water is dotted with abandoned, half sunken boats, a legacy of the vanished First Nations fishery."

Collection: CBT Clipping File

Physical Description: newspaper clipping

Office: Clayoquot Biosphere Trust

Document Location: CBT Binder 1

Document Identifier: CBT 1-48

Use Constraints: Office Use Only

Geographic-specific: Ahousaht

Geographic-general: Clayoquot Sound

Format: Print

Language: English