Pauline Johnson: A Mohawk Poet

By Ruth Kozak

If you visit Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, be sure to spend some time at one of Vancouver’s unique tourist attractions, Stanley Park.  The park covers 404.9 hectares (1,000 acres) of rain forest and is the largest city park in North America. It was named for Lord Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, who became Governor General of Canada.  Stanley Park was first opened as a public recreation area in 1887.  The park, which is located at the western entrance to Vancouver’s harbour, was originally settled by the Coast Salish people. It was a hunting and gathering ground and became ...

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