Anthropology

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Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors

Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions

UBC Press

Following the revival of the gray whale hunt by the Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth tribes in the Pacific Northwest, this books looks at the significance of whaling to these societies, exploring environmentalism, animal rights, and what it means to be “Indian.”

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Solidarities Beyond Borders

Transnationalizing Women's Movements

UBC Press

Case studies from North America, Latin America, and Southeast Asia explore the challenges and benefits of building transnational ties among feminists and women’s groups.

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Terrain of Memory

A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project

UBC Press

This book explores how Japanese Canadians living in an isolated mountainous valley in the province of British Columbia worked together to transform the village where they lived for over fifty years from a site of political violence into a space for remembrance.

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Settlers on the Edge

Identity and Modernization on Russia's Arctic Frontier

UBC Press

Deeply researched and eloquently written, Settlers on the Edge ... makes an important and long-overdue contribution to our understanding of who belongs in the North.
– Farley Mowat

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First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law

Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives

UBC Press
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A Zapotec Natural History

The University of Arizona Press

A Zapotec Natural History is an extraordinary book and accompanying CD (also avialble on the web here!) that describe the people of a small town in Mexico and their remarkable knowledge of the natural world in which they live. San Juan Gbëë is a Zapotec Indian ...

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Imagining Head-Smashed-In

Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains

Athabasca University Press

Archaeologist Jack Brink has written a major study of the mass buffalo hunts and the culture they supported before and after European contact. drawing on his 25 years excavating at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in southwestern Alberta, Canada – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Ourtopias

Cities and the Role of Design

Riverside Architectural Press
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First Nations of British Columbia, Second Edition, The

An Anthropological Survey

UBC Press

A concise and accessible overview of First Nations cultures and issues in the province, this book familiarizes readers with the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations to provide a context for contemporary concerns and initiatives.

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At Home with the Bella Coola Indians

T.F. McIlwraith's Field Letters, 1922-4

UBC Press
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