Last updated: 19 june, 2009 - 14:33 GMT

Life on an island - Alert Bay

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For Global Perspective, the click Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked five young people to record their thoughts and feelings about life on Alert Bay, a small and remote island off Canada’s West Coast. They are: Alvin Stevens, Jacqueline Matilpi, Gloria Hunt, Mariah Smith, and Kari Ann Stauffer.

More about Alert Bay

click Where is Alert Bay?

About this Slideshow

Slideshow and music by Tim Jokl, BBC World Service

Many thanks to Mary McAllister, Kaspar Bams and Graham Moore who kindly granted permission to make use of their photographs. Credits added on captions.

Archive photographs by kind permission of the click Assembly of First Nations, with thanks to Roy Whiteduck.

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It is beautiful, quiet, there are friends and relatives all around and there is a rich culture and history, but for young people who live on the island of Alert Bay life can often be frustrating.

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