A new perspective for a decades-old display

March 6, 2018

VICTORIA, BC—The Royal BC Museum has drawn upon interviews with Punjabi Canadian loggers and millworkers, enhancing the logging display in the Becoming BC Gallery with their recollections about immigration, work and life in BC.

Although Indigenous peoples and settlers to BC from around the world contributed to the creation and success of BC's logging industry, this diversity is not clearly depicted in the text panels or imagery in the logging display, a permanent feature created in the 1970s.

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