Beacon Hill, Camas Meadow

Beacon Hill was once one of the most productive camas territories on Vancouver Island. However, British settlers saw the open fields as a perfect place to develop, assuming the fields were "natural" and unused. The Lekwungen people actually managed and harvested the camas for food and trade. Janis Ringuette's Camas Country provides a wonderful history of camas on Beacon Hill.


Photo: rpaterso


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