2023 Ethel Baraclough Winning Essay

Borna Zargarian, student of the VIU History Department received the 2023 Ethel Baraclough prize for his essay "Blacklists and Black Gold: Using the Census to Learn about Blacklisted Vancouver Island Miners"
This annual award is supported by the Nanaimo Historical Society and VIU.

We acknowledge that we meet on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw people from whom Nanaimo takes its name.