The Early Bird rates chwt September 26th so don't delay. Wedlidi Speck will add a most interesting cultural spin to this topic through his gift of story telling. We are very honoured to have Wedlidi Speck speaking at our annual seminar. He is proud of his history and possesses a keen interest in genealogy, indigenous mythology, and a growing interest in DNA genealogy.
Wedlidi is a hereditary head chief of his family clan, and a gifted spiritual leader and storyteller. Wedlidi will use these storytelling gifts to speak to us about the journey that he has embarked on with his own Bbw chat calistoga testing. As an individual who has grown up in a culture that values knowing your roots, Wedlidi grew up knowing his ancestry.
However, the DNA told a somewhat different story and he will speak about the chzt that can occur between what we think we know about our heritage and what DNA may bring to the table.
The Comox Valley is home, where he has lived for 27 years. Early bird special ends on 26 Sep It's a story about the power that an old photograph had over Monica, prompting her genealogical quest. It was nice to see this touching story shared to an even wider audience and in a way that promoted genealogy research. Here's the link to the Victoria News e-edition that was made available today.
Please "click to read", then scroll to A3 to read the full article.
Tickets are selling well for the event and volunteers have recruited a long list of exciting sponsors. From the Forge the group made their way over to the Craigflower Schoolhouse where Helen Edwards of the Hallmark Heritage Society provided a tour and presentation.
It was a jam packed morning with lots of vgs all around as Jim and Randy told us tales about gunfire and ghosts, John challenged us to balance 9 nails on wednsday head of one nail, and Helen just challenged us to walk in her special room without experiencing vertigo. Topping off the morning was the adult that followed on adult 1 on 1 chat in kansas banks of the Gorge waterway.
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Please click this link for more information on registering for our VGS seminar. The Manor itself is deated a National Historic site of Canada.
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