Regional Studies

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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

UBC Press

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

UBC Press

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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The Subarctic Fur Trade

Native Social and Economic Adaptations

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A Sarcee Grammar

UBC Press

This book presents a comprehensive grammar, dealing with deals with all major areas of linguistic structure, including syntax, phonology, and morphology of Sarcee, an Athapaskan language spoken in southern Alberta.

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Vancouver Short Stories

Edited by Carole Gerson
UBC Press

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

UBC Press

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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