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Distant Dominion

Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1579-1809

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Totem Poles

An Illustrated Guide

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This bestseling guide helps readers interpret and enjoy the form and meaning of totem poles -- as ancestral emblems and ceremonial objects, as expressions of wealth and power, as mythological symbols and magnificent artistic works of the people of the Pacific Northwest.

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Overland from Canada to British Columbia

By Mr. Thomas McMicking of Queenston, Canada West

Edited by Joanne Leduc
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Haida Monumental Art

Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands

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Combining archeology and ethnohistory, this book presents an integrated framework for understanding the physical structure of a Haida village, through remarkable photographs, site plans and detailed descriptions of fifteen major villages

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Ninstints

Haida World Heritage Site

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George MacDonald combines archival material and scientific and photographic evidence to record what is known of the history of Ninstints and its people.

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Green Gold

The Forest Industry in British Columbia

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Vancouver Short Stories

Edited by Carole Gerson
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The stories in this collection present the experience of living in Vancouver as filtered through the imagination of some of Canada's most famous writers.

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Robes of Power

Totem Poles on Cloth

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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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A Narrow Vision

Duncan Campbell Scott and the Administration of Indian Affairs in Canada

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In A Narrow Vision, Brian Titley chronicles the career of Confederation poets Duncan Campbell Scott in the Department of Indian Affairs between 1880 and 1932.

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They Call Me Father

Memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola

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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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