'Namgis First Nation Chief Debra Hanuse and RCMP wait to begin the June Sports parade in Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette

'Namgis First Nation Chief Debra Hanuse and RCMP wait to begin the June Sports parade in Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette

 The family of Cindy Scow, a mother of seven murdered on the Tsulquate reserve in 2012, holds a memorial birthday party for her on June 7, 2015. The same week as this party, Scow's murderer appealed his seven-year manslaughter sentence.  © North Island Gazette. 

The family of Cindy Scow, a mother of seven murdered on the Tsulquate reserve in 2012, holds a memorial birthday party for her on June 7, 2015. The same week as this party, Scow's murderer appealed his seven-year manslaughter sentence. ©North Island Gazette. 

 Horse vaulter and dentist Jessica Church practices at a farm in Port McNeill, B.C.   © North Island Gazette. 

Horse vaulter and dentist Jessica Church practices at a farm in Port McNeill, B.C.  ©North Island Gazette. 

 Tamika Mountain, 12, gives a friend a high five as she exits the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in the remote island community of Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 

Tamika Mountain, 12, gives a friend a high five as she exits the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in the remote island community of Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

 Beverley Mountain, 12, looks as other contestants take the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 

Beverley Mountain, 12, looks as other contestants take the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

 David Suzuki speaks on the Fort Rupert/Tsaxis reserve on northern Vancouver Island beside a carving of a traditional copper.  © North Island Gazette. 

David Suzuki speaks on the Fort Rupert/Tsaxis reserve on northern Vancouver Island beside a carving of a traditional copper. ©North Island Gazette. 

 Randy Maillar holds a motorcycle helmet collected on Vancouver Island's west coast from the 2011 Japanese tsunami.  © North Island Gazette. 

Randy Maillar holds a motorcycle helmet collected on Vancouver Island's west coast from the 2011 Japanese tsunami. ©North Island Gazette. 

 A trampoline gymnast in Port Hardy, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 

A trampoline gymnast in Port Hardy, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

 A stock car race in Port Hardy, B.C.  © North Island Gazette

A stock car race in Port Hardy, B.C. ©North Island Gazette

 Young motocross racers at a track near Port McNeill, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 

Young motocross racers at a track near Port McNeill, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

 A boy and his father wait for a motocross race near Port McNeill, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 

A boy and his father wait for a motocross race near Port McNeill, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

 A float in the remote B.C. island community of Alert Bay during the June Sports weekend.  © North Island Gazette

A float in the remote B.C. island community of Alert Bay during the June Sports weekend. ©North Island Gazette

 'Namgis First Nation Chief Debra Hanuse and RCMP wait to begin the June Sports parade in Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette
 The family of Cindy Scow, a mother of seven murdered on the Tsulquate reserve in 2012, holds a memorial birthday party for her on June 7, 2015. The same week as this party, Scow's murderer appealed his seven-year manslaughter sentence.  © North Island Gazette. 
 Horse vaulter and dentist Jessica Church practices at a farm in Port McNeill, B.C.   © North Island Gazette. 
 Tamika Mountain, 12, gives a friend a high five as she exits the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in the remote island community of Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 
 Beverley Mountain, 12, looks as other contestants take the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in Alert Bay, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 
 David Suzuki speaks on the Fort Rupert/Tsaxis reserve on northern Vancouver Island beside a carving of a traditional copper.  © North Island Gazette. 
 Randy Maillar holds a motorcycle helmet collected on Vancouver Island's west coast from the 2011 Japanese tsunami.  © North Island Gazette. 
 A trampoline gymnast in Port Hardy, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 
 A stock car race in Port Hardy, B.C.  © North Island Gazette
 Young motocross racers at a track near Port McNeill, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 
 A boy and his father wait for a motocross race near Port McNeill, B.C.  © North Island Gazette. 
 A float in the remote B.C. island community of Alert Bay during the June Sports weekend.  © North Island Gazette

'Namgis First Nation Chief Debra Hanuse and RCMP wait to begin the June Sports parade in Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette

The family of Cindy Scow, a mother of seven murdered on the Tsulquate reserve in 2012, holds a memorial birthday party for her on June 7, 2015. The same week as this party, Scow's murderer appealed his seven-year manslaughter sentence. ©North Island Gazette. 

Horse vaulter and dentist Jessica Church practices at a farm in Port McNeill, B.C.  ©North Island Gazette. 

Tamika Mountain, 12, gives a friend a high five as she exits the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in the remote island community of Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

Beverley Mountain, 12, looks as other contestants take the stage during the Salmon Prince and Princess Pageant in Alert Bay, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

David Suzuki speaks on the Fort Rupert/Tsaxis reserve on northern Vancouver Island beside a carving of a traditional copper. ©North Island Gazette. 

Randy Maillar holds a motorcycle helmet collected on Vancouver Island's west coast from the 2011 Japanese tsunami. ©North Island Gazette. 

A trampoline gymnast in Port Hardy, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

A stock car race in Port Hardy, B.C. ©North Island Gazette

Young motocross racers at a track near Port McNeill, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

A boy and his father wait for a motocross race near Port McNeill, B.C. ©North Island Gazette. 

A float in the remote B.C. island community of Alert Bay during the June Sports weekend. ©North Island Gazette

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