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B.C. government regrets 1869 hanging of 2 Hesquiaht men

Hesquiaht First Nation members were accused of murdering shipwreck survivors

CBC News, Nov 17, 2012

Hesquiaht member with masked dancers during reconciliation feast.

The British Columbia government has expressed regret to the family of a First Nations man who was wrongfully hanged on a Vancouver Island beach nearly 150 years ago.

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