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Indian History of British Columbia Volume 1

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, Canada, Univ Of British Columbia: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73106584

ISBN: 0771882173

Condition: Very Good


0771882173 117 pages including bibliography. Light to moderate soiling and wear. The first of a series of volumes on the Indian history of British Columbia, a history which begain at least a hundred centuries before the Province itself was born, and which is still being made. This volume covers the post-contact or historic period, roughly the past two centuries. View more info

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Baidarka: The Kayak

By: Dyson, George

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Alaska Northwest Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 839A0687

ISBN: 088240315X

Condition: Good


088240315X 215 pages. Index. Wonderfully illustrated in colour and black and white. "A grand, detailed book that will be a standard for years to come." - James A. Michener. "The history, development and redevelopment of the Aleut kayak" - from back cover. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Kwulasulwut

By: Ellen White

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Theytus Books, Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73108856

ISBN: 0919441041

Condition: Fair


0919441041 64 pages. Author's inscription upon title page appears to read "yath ch aw? iyus al? always be happy" Author has signed using her Salish name which is Kwulasulwut, which means 'Many Stars". In this blend of original and traditional Salish stories, the magical characters pass through many magical experiences and adventures. In each story the young reader travels on a journey through both nature and the supernatural, and at the end discovers one of life's lessons, just as they were once revealed to Salish children by their traditional Storyteller. Author lives in Na... View more info

Son of the Salmon People

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35800816

ISBN: 0920080286

Condition: Good


0920080286 166 pages. An exciting outdoor adventure in which the author returns to the Skeena River country of his earlier classic, Mist on the River, to tell the story of a modern Indian youth whose desire to safeguard the traditional values of his people leads him into confrontation with a pushy white promoter Belile, who is intent upon turning the quiet village of Pitchpine into a seamy tourist trap. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

The archaeology of Michigan: A guide to the prehistory of the Great Lakes region

By: Fitting, James Edward

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 83202043

ISBN: 0877370338

Condition: Good


0877370338 274 pages including index. A progress report of what is going on in Michigan archaeology. Illustrated in black and white. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Tight and square. Solid copy. View more info

Hammerstone: Biography of an Island

By: Fletcher, Olivia

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, Newest Pr: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 64501273

ISBN: 1896300456

Condition: Fine


1896300456 156 pages including bibliography. A love story between the author and her home, Hammerstone tells the story of Hornby Island - from its molten birth in the South Pacific, to the present. In a carefully woven, eloquent narrative, Fletcher writes of a special island in the Gulf of Georgia on the West Coast of Canada. The story starts nearly 3050 million years ago. It has not ended. "...talk about a fascinating overview of how our West Coast came into being. The findings in Fletcher's deeply researched work are nothing short of mind boggling as she weaves us through the gigan... View more info

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Native law bibliography

By: Fritz, Linda

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 333H0221

ISBN: 0888802331

Condition: Good


0888802331 167 pages. "Includes a greater range of subject headings than did the first edition. Includes entries to December 1988. "The subject fields are divided by country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States, although there are listings under "International Law" and "Sami". The heaviest emphasis is on Canadina materials. Intended for legal scholars and practitioners as well as those involved in the area of Canadian native studies." - from Introduction. Sturdy black library buckram binding. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound r... View more info

Chief Joseph Country - Land of the Nez Perce

By: Gulick, Gill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73109543

ISBN: 087002750

Condition: Good


087002750 316 pages including index. Beginning with the pre-history of the Nez Perce, he relates how, after being pedestrians for eight thousand years, acquisition of the horse radically altered their way of life. Then in rapid succession, came firearms, American explorers, British fur traders, the Manifest Destiny struggle, missionaries, Oregon Trail emigrants, settlers, gold miners, farmers, and finally war. Includes many archival photographs. Usual library markings. Average wear. View more info

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Salish weaving

By: GUSTAFSON, Paula

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C9916

ISBN: 0888942680

Condition: Fine


0888942680 131 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. "Probes meticulously into the history and prehistory of Salish weaving and documents its recent revival. Known historical styles are discussed and compared, and the book includes a catalogue of all traditional Salish weavings known to exist in museum collections throughout the world. More than 100 black and white photographs and several colour plates exhibit these traditional weavings, the processes by which they were made, and the methods by which the art has been revived. Many helpful line drawings clarify technical questions, ill... View more info

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Fish, Law, and Colonialism: The Legal Capture of Salmon in British Columbia

By: Harris, Douglas C.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724G1371

ISBN: 0802084532

Condition: Good


0802084532 306 pages. Index. Footnotes. Extensive bibliography. "Through detailed case studies of the conflicts over fish weirs on the Cowichan and Babine rivers, this work describes the evolving legal apparatus that dispossessed Aboriginal peoples of their fisheries... A timely legal and historical study of law as contested terrain in the legal capture of Aboriginal salmon fisheries in British Columbia." - from half-title page. Average wear. Frequent markings to contents, most in light pencil. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Kwakiutl Art

By: Hawthorn, Audrey

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Washington Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 737A8908

ISBN: 0295966408

Condition: Fair


0295966408 272 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. "One of the definitive volumes on the art and craft work of the Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Indians." - Booklist. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. View more info

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No better land: The 1860 diaries of the Anglican Colonial Bishop George Hills

By: Hills, George

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815C7482

ISBN: 1550390678

Condition: Very Good


1550390678 307 pages. Reference notes. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographc plates. Signed and dated by Roberta L. Bagshaw upon half-title page. Light wear. Unmarked. Slight curl to front cover. A quality copy. View more info

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Dehcho: Mom, weve been discovered!

By: Holmes, Doug (Ed. )

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Institute: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C7722

ISBN: 0929120000

Condition: Good


0929120000 48 pages. Signed and inscribed upon half-title page by Rene Fumoleau, one of the four researchers engaged in the production of this book. "Intended to portray the significance of our Great River (The Mackenzie), Dehcho, to the Dene. Through a variety of means - legends, poems, photos, explorer's journals and illustrations - we hope that readers will get a new sense of importance of the river, and a greater appreciation of history from a Dene perspective." - from Introduction. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Indian School Days

By: Johnston, Basil

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Firefly Books Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6860

ISBN: 1550133071

Condition: Very Good


1550133071 250 pages. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. "The humorous, bittersweet autobiography of Basil Johnston, a native ojibway, who was taken from his family at age 10 and placed in a 'residential' school in northern Ontario." - from back cover. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

Indian School Days

By: Johnston, Basil H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 73202307

ISBN: 1550130722

Condition: Fine


1550130722 250 pages. The humourous, bittersweet autobiography of Basil Johnston, a native Ojibway, who was taken from his family at age 10 and placed in a 'residential' school in northern Ontario. A unique portrait of Indian life and a telling commentary on a Canadian government policy that removed native children from their parents - with sad, sometimes even tragic, results. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Slight sunning to spine of dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Range Men 75th Anniversary Ediiton

By: Kelly, L.V.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Willow Creek Press: 1988

Edition: 75th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 828H0892

ISBN: 0969319207

Condition: Fine


0969319207 From limited edition of 1,000 copies. 247 pages. Index. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Oblong 11.2" x 12.5". When this book first appeared in 1913 it represented the most extensive chronicle of Alberta's cattle country ever undertaken, and since then it has become a cornerstone in the written history of Western Canada. This edition includes every word of the original, complemented by 45 additional archival photos (of the same period and locale as the text). The author calls this the story of the work and play of th... View more info

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Sliammon Life, Sliammon Lands

By: Kennedy, Dorothy; Bouchard, Randy

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Talonbooks: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 732G4420

ISBN: 0889222118

Condition: Good


0889222118 176 pages including index. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Describes a little known group of Coast Salish Indian people who live in a rugged area of British Columbia, on the northern reaches of the strait of Georgia. This detailed description of the history and folkways of these people is the culmination of 10 years of research by the authors. Recounts their myths and legends in the context of a sensitive account of past and present daily life in the community, including such diverse activities as traditional food preparation, Indian doctoring, ceremonialism, an... View more info

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Two spirits soar: The art of Allen Sapp : the inspiration of Allan Gonor

By: Kinsella, W. P

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H4257

ISBN: 0773724273

Condition: Very Good


0773724273 Signed, without inscription, by Allen Sapp upon half-title page. Oblong 9.3" x 12.2". 134 pages. Selected bibliography and filmography. "Celebrates the distinctive talent of the Canadian painter Allen Sapp, a Cree from Saskatchewan, and his relationship with Dr. Allan Gonor, mentor and friend." - dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of many of Sapp's works. Printed upon glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket was taped to boards with clear tape before we removed it to apply a clear archival-grade Brodart cover. A... View more info

Dance Me Outside

By: Kinsella, W. P.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Oberon Pr: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56401224

ISBN: 0887502245

Condition: Good


0887502245 158 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front flyleaf. Author's first book. Discusses Indians without pain, built or embarrassment. Refuses to take a tragic view of Indian life. His view is unrepentantly comic and his stories are extremely funny. Unmarked. Average wear. Minor lean to spine. View more info

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The Tainted Desert (Thematic Studies in Latin America)

By: Kuletz, Valerie L.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Routledge: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A2037

ISBN: 0415917719

Condition: Good


0415917719 336 pages. "An important and compelling account" - Kai Erikson. Moderate wear. Pencil markings to contents. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info