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April 2012

Dr. Duane Thomson, Associate Professor Emeritus of UBCO, will examine the development of the mixed-ancestry population in New Caledonia during the fur trade and gold rush eras in relation to Supreme Court rulings regarding which individuals qualify for aboriginal rights in... [Continue Reading]

Look to the hills! Currently covering many of the Okanagan hillsides is the beautiful yellow Balsamorhiza sagittata  (Arrow-leaved Balsam-root), more commonly known as the Spring Sunflower. The heat of the spring sunshine has brought this beautiful landscape to life. Information about... [Continue Reading]

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead. Members of the Lake Country community have a history of community involvement and at the... [Continue Reading]

At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Lake Country Heritage & Cultural Society (Lake Country Museum) three new Directors were appointed to the Board: Addie Maehara, Laura Neame and Murray Tekano. These three individuals bring valuable experience and expertise... [Continue Reading]

The Lake Country Museum has mounted its manuscript digitization project, Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country, on its re-designed website, This project makes forty-eight Museum manuscripts available, and searchable, on-line. It also allows these manuscripts... [Continue Reading]