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Kwakiutl String Figures

UBC Press

Kwakiutl String Figures will interest students of comparative cultures and will delight all who have time (and string) on their hands.

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Life Lived Like a Story

Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders

UBC Press

The life stories of three remarkable and gifted women of Athapaskan and Tlingit ancestry who were born in the southern Yukon Territory around the turn of the century - when storytelling provides a customary framework for discussing the past.

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A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia

The Recollections of Susan Allison

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Grassroots Politicians

Party Activists in British Columbia

UBC Press

The first systematic account of party activists at the provincial level in Canada.

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Alex Lord's British Columbia

Recollections of a Rural School Inspector, 1915-1936

Edited by John Calam
UBC Press

These memoirs invite the reader to experience the British Columbia that Alex Lord knew. Through his words, we endure the difficulties of travel in this mountainous province.

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Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

Edited by John Hayman
UBC Press

The remarkable journal of the 1864 Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition, a four-and-a-half-month journey that describes the island's pristine wilderness, as well as Cowichan, Chemainus, and Comox and the coal-mining town of Nanaimo.

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Chiefs of the Sea and Sky

Haida Heritage Sites of the Queen Charlotte Islands

UBC Press

Presents an overview of extensive research carried out by archeologist George MacDonald in the 1960s and 1970s to document the history of the Haida villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914

UBC Press

A revealing historical account of the complex racism in early British Columbia and the lives and contributions made to the province by its Chinese and Japanese residents.

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They Call Me Father

Memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola

UBC Press

These fascinating memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola, a Corsican-born Oblatean who arrived in British Columbia in 1880, reveal the complexity of the work carried out by ordinary missionary priests.

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Robes of Power

Totem Poles on Cloth

UBC Press

Not only the first major publication to focus on button blankets, but also the first oral history about them and their place in the culture of the Northwest Coast.

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