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.
Haida Heritage Sites of the Queen Charlotte Islands
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.
British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914
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.
Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders
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.
Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890 (2nd edition)
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.
Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer
Traditional Stl'atl'imx Resource Use
This volume considers two British Columbia Native communities – the Lillooet and Shuswap communities of Fountain and Pavilion – and traces their development into complex societies.
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