When six-year-old Phyllis Webstad was forcibly taken from her grandmother and sent to the Mission School near Williams Lake, British Columbia in 1973, she was stripped of her clothes and made to shower together with other scared young children.
A noose was recently discovered in a tree behind Africville Park on the historic site of the former township of Africville in Halifax’s north end. This is not simply a piece of rope. It wasn’t found in just any tree. This is not just any park.