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Forty Years of Beaver Activity - by Charles R. Catto

on Mon, 07/05/2004 - 20:19

The time may come when I may ask you to lend me one of your daughters and one of your sons to live with us; and in return I will lend you one of my daughters and one of my sons' to teach what is good.
-Lac Seul Chief at Treaty Signing, 1873

Ninety one years later, Operation Beaver fulfilled the Chief's prophecy, with twenty-two volunteers from across Canada and overseas pitching in beside eighty Split Lake Crees to build a new church in the northern Manitoba community. Since the church's opening service in August 1964, thousands of volunteers have teamed with kindred spirits to make come true the dreams of disadvantaged citizens, mainly for new, safe, warm homes. They've also worked on schools, community, recreation and training centres, and overseas on a full range of development projects, especially in Haiti and Bolivia.

 

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