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Growing up in Victoria, British Columbia and spending time in Lisbon, Portugal, Sarah Suleman always felt very lucky to be raised around forests and oceans. “There's something about trees. Where you can see that there's been growth for a lot of…
Exhibition: Climate Hope
I am from Stz’uminus First Nation I am looking for eagles in the sky I am learning to be more myself I am listening to powwow I am remembering playing in the forest the sun shining on the trees , warmth on my face. I used to speak Hul’qumi’…
Exhibition: I Am Here
I am Sterling I am Nisga’a (Frog and Raven clan) I am really interested in photography I hear a lot of heavy metal coming from my headphones with the loudest setting for volume I see the world dying because of humans I feel the wind every…
Exhibition: I Am Here
Claudia was quite the rambunctious child. Her parents put her in a bunch of sports but she was never able to hang onto them. Her mom often reminds her of the trouble she would get into. One memory, in particular, is when she was dangling from the…
Exhibition: Climate Hope
Henry Hunt (October 16, 1923–March 13, 1985) was a First Nations (Kwakwaka'wakw) woodcarver and artist from British Columbia. Hunt trained under and succeeded famed totem carver Mungo Martin as Master Carver for Thunderbird Park at the Royal BC…
A picture from the BC Archives showing a behind the scenes look of the exhibit construction process of the much-loved Old Town. The now closed Becoming BC exhibition was completed and opened to the public in 1972 and featured a number of then state-…
A group of kids, sometime in the 1970s judging from the outfits, check out the handling collection at the BC Provincial Museum. While most of the museum's collection items are best viewed with your eyes and not your hands, some pieces are designed…
Before discovering his passion for travel, Jordan spent most of his time in Victoria, British Columbia, where he was born and raised. He was a shy and introverted kid who loved to read and dreamed of becoming a writer. He pursued a degree in writing…
Exhibition: Climate Hope
I am from the Tsartlip Nation I wonder why I am moody I hear crying I see children running around me I am lost in my emotions I say I’m happy I touch other people's hearts I worry I might break hearts I am here I understand that it happened I…
Exhibition: I Am Here