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The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken

UBC Press

A unique account of the way social and economic conditions were actually felt and experienced in B.C. at the time of Confederation.

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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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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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As Long as the Sun Shines and Water Flows

A Reader in Canadian Native Studies

UBC Press

This collection of papers focuses on Canadian Native history since 1763 and presents an overview of official Canadian Indian policy and its effects on the Indian, Inuit, and Metis.

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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

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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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The Subarctic Fur Trade

Native Social and Economic Adaptations

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A Narrow Vision

Duncan Campbell Scott and the Administration of Indian Affairs in Canada

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In A Narrow Vision, Brian Titley chronicles the career of Confederation poets Duncan Campbell Scott in the Department of Indian Affairs between 1880 and 1932.

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 1

The Legacy

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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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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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 2

The Challenge

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The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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The Athenians and Their Empire

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In this straightforward but colourful narrative, the only critical study of its kind, Malcolm McGregor explains how democracy was nurtured in Athens and how effective government was achieved.

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Turn Up the Contrast

CBC Television Drama since 1952

UBC Press

Both a critical analysis and a survey history of how Canadians have used the medium of television, this is the first book to explore the content of Canadian television drama.

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On the Northwest

Commercial Whaling in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1967

UBC Press

On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967.

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They Call Me Father

Memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola

UBC Press

These fascinating memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola, a Corsican-born Oblatean who arrived in British Columbia in 1880, reveal the complexity of the work carried out by ordinary missionary priests.

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