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Memorial Potlatch

Chief Lelooska died on September 5, 1996. Following the death of a clan chief a family must wait at least four years before potlatching. At Lelooska’s 1996 memorial service, the chieftaincy and Lelooska’s name Gixken was passed to Tsungani. Preparations for the potlatch began. In July of 2001, the Lelooska Family traveled to Campbell River…