Excerpts from the testimony of Elizabeth Paul
Oromocto First Nation
This elder testimony is excerpted from interviews conducted as part of the Jemseg Crossing Archaeological Project. The complete interviews are included in a final report edited by Karen Perley. The photographs were provided by the New Brunswick Provincial Archives and the University of New Brunswick Archives and Special Collections. The photographs are used as illustrations and do not refer to specific people or situations in the testimony. More specific details about the photos are as follows:
Photo 1: Wolastoqey family near Gagetown c. 1870s. New Brunswick Provincial Archives.
Photo 2: From Oromocto, Left: John Sacobie, Gabe Sacobie, c 1910. (Peter Paul Fonds) UNB Archives and Special Collections.
Photo 3: Wolastoqiyik at Gagetown c. 1870s. New Brunswick Provincial Achives.
Photo 4: Elizabeth Sacobie, Kingsclear. (Original in the possession of Margaret Polchies nee Paul, Kingsclear) UNB Archives and Special Collections.
Photo 5: From St. Mary’s, Anis Sacobie, Noel Sacobie; Madeline Paul. c. 1900. (Peter Paul Fonds) UNB Archives and Special Collections.
Photo 6: From Tobique, Left: Lena White, Louise Tremblay, Marion Saulis, Elizabeth Francis Sappier, c 1916. UNB Archives and Special Collections.