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Robinson, William


View Resource Who Killed William Robinson? Race, Justice, and Settling the Land: A Historical Whodunit

This innovative Website takes a historical event -- a murder case on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, in 1868 -- and uses it as a means to examine the cultural and social history of nineteenth-century colonialism. The site is structured as a historical "whodunit." Users are challenged to form learned conclusions based on the evidence surrounding the murder of William Robinson, a black settler...