Chief Joe Capilano: The Squamish leader who inspired a century of activism
In 1906, Chief Joe Capilano led a delegation of Chiefs to England to meet with King Edward VII and ask for justice for Indigenous peoples.
Chief Joe Capilano (S7ápelek) was an influential Squamish leader who campaigned for Indigenous rights and title. After his visit to England in 1906 to speak with King Edward VII, he toured British Columbia, speaking with other First Nations. He left a legacy of activism that has spanned over a century.
Writer/ Director – Stefany Mathias
Illustrator/Animator – SJ Okemow
Music – "Among the Cedars" by Russell Wallace
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