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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Kamloops, B.C., Theytus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H4167

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Fair


0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cove... View more info

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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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For Every North American Indian Who Begins to Disappear I Also Begin to Disappear. Being a Collection of Essays Concerned with the Quality of Human Relations Between the Red and White Peoples of This Continent

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Neewin Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1809

ISBN: B0012MXATI

Condition: Fair


B0012MXATI 164 pages. "A collection of essays concerned with the quality of human relations between the red and white peoples of this continent." - subtitle. "Thought-provoking, informative and well-written, this book is highly recommended." - About Indians 1145. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Rebirth: Political, Economic and Social Development in First Nations

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73109514

ISBN: 155002194X

Condition: Good


155002194X 147 pages. Highlights some of the developments that have been occuring in First Nations throughout Northern Ontario and elsewhere in the last decade. Includes 11 papers. Average wear. Front endpaper removed. Usual library markings. View more info

Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Women's Press (CA): 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73200766

ISBN: 088961119X

Condition: Very Good


088961119X 253 pages. "A book really telling our story would offer different things to different people. Indian women, who read it would say, 'Why, if they could do that - accomplish that - then we can too.' To white women and others, it would be an education: they would see what life on a reserve is like for women. They would see what all our protesting has been about." - Glenna Perley to Editor. Bit of high-lighting else unmarked and clean with very light wear. Attractive copy. View more info

The Haida and the Inuit : People of the Seasons

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 73202229

ISBN: 0888948654

Condition: Good


0888948654 174 pages including index. From 'Explorations', a Canadian social studies program for elementary schools. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Nice copy. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Laurier Institution: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41302314

ISBN: 0968234305

Condition: Fine


0968234305 315 pages. Aims to improve the negotiating process by presenting a factual description of the issues on the table and some background and history to put those issues into context. Also includes examinations of what effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Dynamics of Southwestern Prehistory (Smithsonian Series in Archaeological Inquiry)

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Smithsonian: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A7656

ISBN: 0874743346

Condition: Very Good


0874743346 395 pages. Index. "Focuses on the classical areas of Southwest prehistory, including the Hohokam, Anasazi, and Mogollon regions." - from dust jacket. Moderate quantity of markings. Minimal wear. Clean and bright. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Quality copy. View more info

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Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 731C6125

ISBN: 029598080X

Condition: Very Good


029598080X 250 pages. Bibliography. Chronology. Black and white illustrations. Photographic colour plates. "...Collects, for the first time, the most important of (Bill Reid's) widely scattered writings: seminal statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the quintessential role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture... In this book are thirty pieces of Reid's writing, spanning forty years of active life." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked, with light wear. Dust jacket now p... View more info

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The sayings of our first people

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Theytus Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732A8126

ISBN: 0919441599

Condition: Good


0919441599 254 pages. "The information shared in this book comes from words elders have shared in their meetings over the past twelve years and from individual interviews. This book is about the teachings of our First People. It's about quu as teachings, customs, practices and beliefs of bringing up a family. The elders want today's generation to know that our people had a way of bringing up children. The purpose of this book is to pass on these teachings to help parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and the young people know how they can bring up children right." - from Foreward. ... View more info

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Aboriginal self-determination: Proceedings of a conference held September 30-October 3, 1990

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada, Institute for Research on Public Policy: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 737A8883

ISBN: 0889821119

Condition: Good


0889821119 284 pages. "Prominent Canadians speak out on aboriginal self-determination." - from back cover. Usual library markings else unmarked. Average wear. Sound binding. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Just Talking about Ourselves: Voices of Our Youth

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Theytus Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731A1392

ISBN: 0919441629

Condition: Fair


0919441629 113 pages. Nicely illustrated. "Written by and for the First Nations' Youth of British Columbia... A tribute to the strength of all those who participated in Canada's Drug Strategy Program... Presents stories, poetry and visual art which reflect the truths behind the harsh realities of our youth." - from Dedication. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Archaeology of Southern Ontario to A.D.1650

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Ontario Archaeological Society, London Chapter: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 615C8577

ISBN: 0919350135

Condition: Good


0919350135 570 pages. Extensive list of references cited. List of Figures. Errata slip inside front cover. "Presents a synthesis of the long and varied development and the details of Native life in southern Ontario revealed primarily by archaeological research." - from Introduction. Minimal yellow high-lighting otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Tight and square. Average external wear. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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Alberni Prehistory : Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations On Western Vancouver Island

By: Alan D. McMillan; Denis E. St. Claire

Price: $139.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Theytus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73204496

ISBN: 091944105X

Condition: Very Good


091944105X 219 pages. Black and white illustrations. "The first book to detail the prehistory and culture history of the Central Westcoast (Nootkan) people, the Tseshaht and Opetchesaht, whose traditional homeland includes the Alberni Valley and the Westcoast region of Vancouver Island.... Represents the long-awaited completion of a community archaeology project initiated in 1973. Includes a full report on the analysis of the data excavated from one prehistoric native village site, a survey of all other recorded archaeological sites in the study area, plus detailed ethnographic and hist... View more info

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Porcupines and China Dolls

By: Alexie, Robert

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Theytus Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 358H3550

ISBN: 1894778685

Condition: Very Good


1894778685 306 pages. "A haunting story that explores with frank and honest words the dark legacy of the residential school system and its impact on individuals, families and communities." - dust jacket. Author was a member of the Gwich'in tribe. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A nice copy. View more info

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Coast Salish spirit dancing: The survival of an ancestral religion

By: Amoss, Pamela

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6123

ISBN: 0295955864

Condition: Fine


0295955864 193 pages. Index and extensive bibliography. Black and white illustrations. "Spirit dancing, formerly in serious decline since the advent of Christianity, is now resurgent among the Nooksack of Western Washington and more generally among surrounding Coast Salish groups... Probes the reasons for this revival and describes the new context in which aboriginal rituals take place." - from dust jacket. Book clean and bright with negligible wear. Prior owner's name and date hand-written inside front board else unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in arch... View more info

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They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4693

ISBN: 0889223319

Condition: Fine


0889223319 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated with colour photos, black and white photos and images of the petroglyphs discussed. "Describes, among many other things, the solitary spiritual meditations of young people in the mountains, a form of education once essential to all those who wished to succeed in life with their particular talents... Opens a discussion of some of the issues in rock research that relate to 'notating' and 'writing' on the landscape, around the world and through the millennia. This landmark publication presents a well-researched hypothesis to explain ... View more info

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

By: Arnett, Chris

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Talonbooks: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317C8477

ISBN: 0889223181

Condition: Very Good


0889223181 382 pages. Bibliography. Extensive footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "Previously ignored, the war between the 'people of the land' and the colonial government remains of utmost significance in today's world of unsettled First Nations' land claims. After the war of 1863 aboriginal land continued to be alienated, and Native jurisdiction eroded, throughout British Columbia - leaving an inequity which remains unresolved almost a century and a half later." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high quality copy. May shock readers wh... View more info

People of the Totem: The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman; Forman, Werner

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24801963

ISBN: 0856133043

Condition: Very Good


0856133043 128 pages. Examines the way of life, artifacts and beliefs of this little known and fascinating people. Werner Forman's colour photographs, taken specially for this volume, show the threatening beauty of the long coastal strip which the tribes inhabited, and the exquisitely executed details of the objects they made. In this harmonious approach, the American Indian world comes alive - the world of Tsonoqa (the wild woman of the woods), of the Crooked-Beak-of-Heaven, and countless other spirits - but above all the world dominated by the physical representation of their world-view, ... View more info