My morning walk views, Deadman Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada # 27
Old and new. Deadman Island's legacy is steeped in bloodshed. In fact, the island was originally a tree-burial grounds of the Squamish people. As such, many of the island’s trees had corpse’s tethered to, or leaning up against them.Further, it it was described as “dead ground” by Chief Capilano. It had been the scene of a bloody battle between rival tribes and roughly two hundred warriors were killed.