Sharing Our Stories: Brick house by the riverside/Kaneniarihton ionnia:ton kanonhsote’ kaniatarakta
Sharing Our Stories: Brick house by the riverside/Kaneniarihton ionnia:ton kanonhsote’ kaniatarakta

 By Storyteller: Sonny Joe Cross  Writer: Marcus Bankuti  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter  Translator: Sahawiso:ko’ Arquette THE EASTERN DOOR My father built that house in 1925. It was there 1925 to 1955. They took it away for the Seaway in 55′. They took those houses away, destroyed them, just like they did near Russia. Same thing. They set a bomb and they took all the people and they threw them out of there, out of the islands. The Canadian government did that. They took all those houses over there, they bulldozed them, they set them on fire. At the time that it happened, we didn’t have the officials like they have today. The men who were elected to be in the council office, they weren’t getting paid and they were all

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