About The Project - In Memory : Albina (Abu) Acko

About The Project | IN MEMORY


Doig River First Nation's Dedication:
This exhibit is dedicated to the memory of important Doig River elders and community members no longer living. We honour their lives by remembering and practicing what they taught us.

  • Ray Aku
  • Akully Davis Acko
  • Jack Acko
  • Albina (Abu) Acko
  • Saviour Stoney
  • Molly (Mary Acko) Apsassin
  • Charlotte Acko
  • Eskama (Mrs. Jack Acko)
  • Mary Pouce Coupe (Naachin)
  • Lena Pouce Coupe
  • Murray Attachie
  • Alice Ben Attachie
  • Dick Attachie
  • Ronald Attachie
  • Mackenzie Ben
  • Anno Davis (Daedama)
  • Francis Leg (Aki)
  • John Davis
  • Pat Davis
  • David Davis
  • Tommy Davis Sr.
  • Tar Davis (a.k.a. Tommy Davis Jr.)
  • Mary Davis Dominic (Daeda)
  • Charlie Dominic
  • Tommy Dominic
  • Darren Dominic (Chucky)
  • Chief Succona
  • George Succona
  • Sally Makadahay
  • Billy Makadahay
  • Oker
  • Alice Moccasin-Askoty
  • Albert Askoty (Mague)
  • Charlie Yahey
  • Anachuan (Bella Yahey)
  • Mary Harvey (Maeli)

Albina (Abu) Acko (June 1935 - Jan 24, 1965)

Albina (Abu) Acko, 1960s
Albina (Abu) Acko and Saviour Stoney, Doig River, circa late 1960s. Photo by Robin Ridington. Catalog # OSP2F18.

Abu, daughter of Clair Oker and Ray Aku, was the older sister of Molly Acko Apsassin. Like Molly, Abu was the mother of many children. She gave birth to many of our people at Doig who are now approaching elder status. Abu died at a tragically young age.