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Image for Metis Outpost  Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

Metis Outpost Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18644


Very light shelf wear is evident on card covers.; A bright, solid book. Several appendices give background information about the people of Kelly Lake. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 340 pages; "In the fall of 1923 young Gerry Andrews traveled to the little community of Kelly Lake to be its first school teacher. When he arrived he discovered that there was no school house.... " His students only spoke Cree so he had to learn the language. Kelly La... View more info

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Upper Sto:lo Communities and People

By: Archibald, Jo-ann

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Sardis BC, Sto:lo Sitel Curriculum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18132


card covers show some shelf wear, sun-faded on edge, tape on lower fore edge, small stain on page edges. ; A tight solid book. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 52 pages; This is an educational aid for teachers working with Sto:lo children, helping them learn about their people and culture. View more info

Image for The Terror of the Coast  Land Alienation and Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849-1863

The Terror of the Coast Land Alienation and Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849-1863

By: Arnett, Chris

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Talonbooks: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16784


Light shelfwear to card cover edges, small bumps to corners, small creases.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 5.98 X 1.10 inches; 382 pages; "Previously ingnored, the war between the "People of the Land" and the colonial government remains of utmost signifigance in today's world of unsettled First Nations' land claims." On April 20, 1863, the British naval gunboat Forward attacked a Native village on Kuper Island. The naval officers believ... View more info

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Basketry & Cordage from Hesquiat Harbour, British Columbia

By: Bernick, Kathryn N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16731


B&W Illustrations; 8.49 X 5.47 X 0.72 inches; 152 pages; This volume documents an archaeological collection of plant-fibre artefacts from Hesquiat Harbour, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It covers technological characteristics which highlight the skill and artistic accomplishments of the 19th-century Nuu-chah-nulth people. View more info

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Aboriginal Title In British Columbia

By: Cassidy, Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17885


A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and bright. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 330 pages; "The legal case 'Delgamuukw V. the Queen' represents a significant moment in the history of British Columbia. The case is about aboriginal title in the province, specifically the claim of the Gitskan and the Wet'suwet'en people to ownership and jurisdiction over their traditional territories. " View more info

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Histories, Territories and Laws of the Kitwancool

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1964

Seller ID: 18210


Orange card covers show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. Stapled wraps; Anthropology in British Columbia, Memoirs No. 4 1959; B&W Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 45 pages View more info

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Histories, Territories and Laws of the Kitwancool

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1964

Seller ID: 18217


Orange card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling and creasing. ; A tight solid book. Stapled wraps.; Anthropology in British Columbia, Memoirs No. 4 1959; B&W Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 45 pages View more info

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The Days of Augusta

By: Evans, Mary Augusta Tappage

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Vancouver, BC, J. J. Douglas: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17261


DJ has short tears, creasing and scuffing. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 79 pages; Short narratives, poems and anecdotes on the life of Mary Augusta Tappage, the granddaughter of a Shushwap chief who lived her life in BC's Cariboo district. View more info

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Amongst God's Own The Enduring Legacy of St. Mary's Mission

By: Glavin, Terry & Former Students of St. Mary's

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mission, BC, Longhouse Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17537


gift notation, possibly written by publisher. ; A bright, solid book, glossy pictorial card covers.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 9.80 X 7.90 X 0.40 inches; 95 pages; "For over 100 years, the Oblates of Mary Immaculate operated St. Mary’s Mission, a residential school near Mission, BC. Now the stories of its former students are told for the first time. In Amongst God’s Own, acclaimed writer Terry Glavin has woven the accounts of 35 native elders into a bold, uncom... View more info

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He Moved A Mountain The Life of Frank Calder and the Nisga'a Land Claims Accord

By: Harper, Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Ronsdale Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16678


Only slight wear to card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.63 inches; 201 pages; "Dr. Frank Arthur Calder of BC's Nisga'a First Nation was the first aboriginal person to be elected to any Canadian governing body. For twenty-six years he served as an MLA in the legislature of British Columbia. He was the driving force behind Canada's decision to grant recognition of aboriginal land title to First Nations people throughout the country.... View more info

Image for White Slaves of Maquinna  John R Jewitt's Narrative of Capture and Confinement at Nootka

White Slaves of Maquinna John R Jewitt's Narrative of Capture and Confinement at Nootka

By: Jewitt, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16848


Light shelfwear to card covers, small stains inside back cover affecting the last few pages. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.51 X 5.53 X 0.56 inches; 192 pages; In 1802, a 19 year old John R. Jewitt signed on as armourer on a ship sailing from England to China, via Vancouver Island. The ship stayed a few days at a village in Nootka Sound to replenish supplies and trade for furs. The powerful Chief Maquinna and his warriors - to avenge killings of their people... View more info

Image for Indians at Work  An informal history of native Indian labour in British Columbia, 1858-1930

Indians at Work An informal history of native Indian labour in British Columbia, 1858-1930

By: Knight, Rolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1978

Seller ID: 16589


Light shelfwear to edges, some tanning of pages. ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 317 pages; From the back cover: "Indians at Work" presents a long-neglected vista of native Indian history. It counters the common misconception that with European settlement and industrial development, native eople retreated to an isolated reserve existence. Their real history challenges the romantic view that Indian cultural traditions somehow made nati... View more info

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Prospering Together The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: Kunin, Roslyn, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Laurier Institution: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16198


Only slight edge wear and corner curl of card covers. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 208 pages; "This updated, fully indexed edition contains a new chapter that captures the developments in the B.C. treaty process since the original publication in 1998, including an analysis of the ground-breaking Nisga'a Final Agreement and new approaches to the treaty process. The book also examines the effect settlements and their costs... View more info

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A Northwest Coast Indian Colouring Book Vol. 1, Prints

By: Mintz, G. A. (Bud)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Potlatch Arts Ltd. Publication: 1985

Seller ID: 18337


Creasing of black & red card covers, sticker residue top fore corner of front cover. ; Interior of book unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pages; "49 illustrations rendered for coloring from original designs inspired by the art styles of five different Northwestern Coast Indian groups - Salish, Kwa-gulth, West Coast (Nootka), Northern and Ksan." View more info

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Upper Sto:lo Fraser Valley Plant Gathering

By: N/A

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Sardis BC, Sto:lo Sitel Curriculum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17297


Card covers show light edge wear & creasing.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 44 pages; An instructional manual on the recognition, harvesting and preparation of natural food sources available in the Fraser Valley. View more info