BC Studies

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Xwelíqwiya

The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

Athabasca University Press

Here the story of a B.C. First Nations woman, whose people were for many years both silent and silenced, is carefully recorded.

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Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

UBC Press

A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world’s most famous urban parks.

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

UBC Press

A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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Boundless Optimism

Richard McBride's British Columbia

UBC Press

Boundless Optimism is the definitive biography of Premier Richard McBride and a revealing portrait of British Columbia during a time of great volatility and great expectations.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

UBC Press

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Investing in Place

Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of place-based development as a timely, pragmatic approach to renewing rural and small-town economies in northern British Columbia.

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People of the Middle Fraser Canyon

An Archaeological History

UBC Press

The first synthesis of the archaeological and ethnological evidence pertaining to the St’át’imc or Upper Lillooet people of the Mid-Fraser Canyon.

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Jewels of the Qila

The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family

UBC Press

This story about a remarkable Sikh family living in British Columbia tells a larger tale about an immigrant community’s triumphs and tribulations and the strong connections that Indo-Canadians continue to forge with their homeland.

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A Wilder West

Rodeo in Western Canada

UBC Press

Challenging the well-worn images of rodeo as a white man’s sport, A Wilder West shows how rodeo brought together Aboriginal and settler men and women into relationships of competition and camaraderie, forging new identities and communities in the process.

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