Larry Guno

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Larry Edward Guno (February 28, 1940 – July 17, 2005) was a lawyer, playwright and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Atlin in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1986 to 1991 as a New Democratic Party (NDP) member.

He was born in Aiyansh, British Columbia in 1940, the son of Augustus Guno[1] and a member of the Nisga'a nation.[2] Guno was educated at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.[1] In 2000, he was an unsuccessful candidate in the federal riding of Skeena.[3] He wrote the play Bunk #7 based on his experiences at a residential school. In 2005, Guno died at his home in Terrace at the age of 65.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flanagan, Kathryn M; Miller, Katherine J (Spring 1991). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 
  2. ^ Magocsi, Paul R (2002). Aboriginal peoples of Canada: a short introduction. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-8469-9. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Skeena, British Columbia (1914 - 2003)". History of Federal Ridings since 1867. Parliament of Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Native Earth newsletter" (PDF). Native Earth Performing Arts. September 2005. Retrieved 2012-02-26.