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Vancouver's Musqueam past revisited

c̓əsnaʔəm, the historic Musqueam village on the site where Vancouver was built, is the focus of a new exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver.

A groundbreaking exhibit involving three cultural sites showcases Musqueam history

"The City Beneath the City" exhibit opens at three Vancouver museums 5:15

Many people think of Vancouver as a "new" city. But long before the gleaming towers, the industry and the traffic was another thriving community called "cesna?em."

This ancient Musqueam village is the focus of a new exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver called c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city.

Jordan Wilson is one of the co-curators of the exhibition, which launched on Jan. 22, and a Musqueam community member.

He spoke to Gloria Macarenko on Our Vancouver.

Watch the video: Rediscovering our Musqueam past.


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