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Cairn at the mass grave of Beaver Indians

Cairn at the mass grave. Plaque reads: This commemorative plaque is dedicated to the Beaver or Dunne-Za (Tsa-Dene or Dene-Tha) Indians who lived in the Fairview area. This registered Beaver Indian Reserve Cemetary contains the graves of 28 Dunne-Za who died in the great flu epidemic of 1918. There are also a number of other unmarked grave sites scattered throughout the old Beaver Indian Reserve. Dedicated by the town of Fairview January, 1992.

Cairn at the mass grave, the Plaque reads:

This commemorative plaque is dedicated to the Beaver or Dunne-Za (Tsa-Dene or Dene-Tha) Indians who lived in the Fairview area. This registered Beaver Indian Reserve Cemetery contains the graves of 28 Dunne-Za who died in the great flu epidemic of 1918. There are also a number of other unmarked grave sites scattered throughout the old Beaver Indian Reserve.

Dedicated by the town of Fairview, January, 1992.

Photo courtesy of the Heritage Community Foundation.

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