Kumtuks short videos on history, policies, and general knowlege about British Columbia

Category: proto-British Columbia

King George III and British Columbia

King George III had a defining influence on British Columbia. For example, First Nations legal successes are based on the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Many BC places are named after people the King personally knew. This video was published in honour of the first visit by Prince George and Princess Charlotte. King George III supported […]

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Keeping New Caledonia: history of early British Columbia

This video documents how British Columbia avoided becoming part of the United States, but lost its southern heartland. It follows from two previous Kumtuks videos called Columbia and Losing Columbia as well as the related video Government in Proto British Columbia. The legal government on the West Coast was the Honorable Hudson Bay Company, called […]

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Columbia: the forgotten history of British Columbia

This video is about the formative time before we were officially named British Columbia. Columbia, or Proto British Columbia, was the direct precursor of our province and its tragic story haunted the important figures of our early history. Its story contains important lessons and inspiration for our future. The North West Company established the first […]

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