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Julia Hart Stoll

Julia Hart Stoll, wife of Chief Tsungani Fearon Smith of the Lelooska Family, mother of Mariah Reese & Lottie Stoll-Smith, mother-in-law of Eric Reese, grandmother of Mara and Isaac Reese passed away on September 6, 2012 at 12:16 am surrounded by her family after battling breast cancer for 17 years. Julia was an accomplished contemporary…

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…