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1848 – The paddle steamer ‘The Londonderry’, with immigrants fleeing The Great Hunger, took shelter in Derry harbour.

The ‘Londonderry’, a paddle-steamer which berthed at the quayside in Derry one Sunday in the winter of 1848 was only seven years old, big for a ship of her kind, weighing 222 tons. 331 more words

Irish History

Inquest opens into the death of a young woman on the M20 junction 11a

By Amber Vellacott

An inquest has opened into the death of a woman who died in a car crash on the M20. 153 more words


The Iceberg Genealogist

GenTraveling writes: What is an Iceberg Genealogy Researcher? My definition of an IGR is someone who sits at their computer in their pajamas, only searching internet sites, and expects their family history pedigrees to fall into place. 855 more words

Family History

Did Canada’s failure to fix policing problems in the North lead to the death Lena Anderson?

Willow Fiddler
November 15, 2016

THUNDER BAY – On a cold night in Feburary 2013, Lena Anderson tied the drawstring from her pants to a bar in the back of a police truck and hanged herself. 1,502 more words

Kasabonika Lake

Jury makes 28 recommendations in Lena Anderson inquest

November 11, 2016
CBC News

THUNDER BAY – The inquest into the death of a Kasabonika Lake First Nation woman while in police custody has come to a close, with the jury making 28 recommendations around police funding and community grief counseling and suicide prevention. 736 more words

KLFN In The News

Smudging ban at inquest 'deeply troubling' for Indigenous families, lawyers say

Jody Porter
November 27, 2016
CBC News

THUNDER BAY – The government agency that manages public buildings in Ontario says it regrets an error that forced a grieving mother and some of her disabled family members outside to smudge last week because of a ban on the spiritual practice inside a provincial building where a coroner’s inquest is being held in Thunder Bay, Ont. 603 more words

KLFN In The News

Woman’s death in custody exposes indigenous policing issues

Gloria Galloway
November 6, 2016
The Globe and Mail 

THUNDER BAY – Lena Anderson took her own life as she sat alone in the back of a police truck on the Kasabonika Lake First Nation on a cold late afternoon in February, 2013. 1,280 more words

KLFN In The News