“And I used to say when we would go to workshops for Residential school and we had to go around the table, and I’d say…I heard the most beautiful word today, a word I never heard in Residential school…”Grandpa”.
That’s the thing I cherish. Having to hear my grandchildren call me that.”
Hesquiaht Elder, Patrick Charleson Jr
Photography: Donovan Williams, Jacine Charleson, Kevin Charleson, Patrick Charleson IV, Rakaylyn Charleson