Tsilhqot’in chief featured in Historica Canada series Voices From Here

June 30, 2020
Tsilhqot’in chief featured in Historica Canada series Voices From Here
Williams Lake Tribune speaks with Russell Myers Ross, featured in Historica Canada's new video series Voices from Here.
Reclaiming his Tsilhqot’in identity has not been easy for Chief Russell Myers Ross who says he used to be ashamed of his origins.
 
Myers Ross who is now an outspoken advocate for his community of Yunesit’in (Stone) located 90 kilometres west of Williams Lake participated in a nine part series Voices From Here by Historica Canada that shares oral histories of territories and treaties, residential schools, the Sixties Scoop, languages and traditional knowledge from the perspective of Indigenous participants. Read the full story here.
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