Videos

Videos

Black Pioneers in BC: Economic, Political, and Social Influences

A video of a presentation by Fran Morrison has now been posted by the Friends of the BC Archives. It tells the...

History, heritage buildings, and murder

In a presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society, author Eve Lazarus tells a number of her favourite stories, from bellyflop contests to...
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In Still Water- Avante Garde Hippies & The Grateful Dead – Professor Gregory Betts

The Vancouver Historical Society presents Poet and English professor Dr. Gregory Betts who discusses the impact of the Grateful Dead and the...

Students produce tribute to Semiahmoo First Nation

Semiahmoo Secondary students have created a film to strengthen ties with the Semiahmoo First Nation. Mehak Dhaliwal, Dasnoor Kaur, Jasmine Mangat and...

1926 footage of Namgis First Nation discovered

Vernon historian/videographer Francois Arsenault has discovered footage of the Namgis First Nation filmed at Alert Bay nearly a century ago.
Screenshot of Barry Gough being interviewed about his book Possessing Meares Island. An image of the book cover is shown next to Barry

In Conversation with Barry Gough: Possessing Meares Island

British Columbia History magazine's Aimee Greenaway interviewed Dr. Barry Gough, award-winning author of Possessing Meares Island: A Historian's Journey Through the Past...

60 Second Decades

During our 2022 conference, each session began with a minute-long video consisting of historic moments and pictures from the BCHF's first century....

Punjabi film shot in Barkerville released

A new film entitled ਛੱਲਾ ਮੁੜ ਕੇ ਨਹੀਂ ਆਇਆ (Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aaya — Chhalla Never Returned), shot in Barkverville and...

Wings Over Canada: Chinese Canadians in the Skies

This presentation recorded June 28 at the Chinatown Storytelling Centre in Vancouver includes the little-known stories of Chinese Canadian pilots.

Accessing Residential School Records

Content warning: This video relates to Indian Residential Schools. A reminder that the Indian Residential School Survivors Society has a 24 hour...