BC Aboriginal Studies

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Captured Heritage

The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

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Douglas Cole Examines the process of anthropological collecting on the Northwest Coast between 1875 and the Great Depression, in the context of the development of museums and anthropology.

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Twana Narratives

Native Historical Accounts of a Coast Salish Culture

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Anthropologist William Elmendorf presents first-person accounts of the history, society, and religion of the Twana speech community, Coast Salish Indians who lived in nine villages in western Washington.

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Contact and Conflict

Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890 (2nd edition)

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Originally published in 1977, Contact and Conflict has inspired numerous scholars to examine further the relationships between the Indians and the Europeans – fur traders as well as settlers.

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Thomas Crosby and the Tsimshian

Small Shoes for Feet Too Large

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Clarence Bolt demonstrates that the Aboriginal peoples of Canada were conscious participants in the acculturation and conversion process -- as long as this met their goals.

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Kwakiutl String Figures

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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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