Fry, Alan

FRY, Alan, writer (b 1931, Lac La Hache; d 24 Mar 2018). Raised on a ranch near LAC LA HACHE, he joined the federal Department of Indian Affairs in 1954 and eventually became superintendent of an Indian agency on the Mid-Coast. His 1970 exposé of the squalid conditions on a coastal RESERVE, How a People Die, was acclaimed by some FIRST NATIONS leaders for its unflinching realism and denounced by others for its comment that BC aboriginals "are the hardest damn people in the world to help."...

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