NAINAMO, B.C., May 28 (CP). – Discovery of large-sized Indian
Bones by victory gardeners at Departure Bay, three miles north of
Here, is believed to give support to the legend that ‘giant tribe’
Inhabited Vancouver Island 300 years ago.
The lower jaw, part of a skull and the shin bone of an Indian
were unearthed, and preliminary examination suggests that their
owner may have been around seven feet tall, weighed more than 400
pounds and was between 70 and 80 years old when they died.
It is believed he may have died in battle, as the legend persists
That a giant tribe exterminated the Nanaimo Indians 300 years ago at Departure Bay.
Bones found were covered with small rocks three feet under the surface.
Nanaimo British Columbia
The Leader-Post – May 28, 1943
Research done by Rephaim23