For Global Perspective, the click 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.
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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 , with thanks to Roy Whiteduck.
Listen to the Documentary
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.