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Image for Tsimsyan (Tsimshian) Myths Illustrated: National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51

Tsimsyan (Tsimshian) Myths Illustrated: National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources / Government of Canada: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H0266

Condition: Fair


97 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "The illustrations of these Tsimsyan myths and tales are all from the hands of Haida carvers in argillite except for a few Tlingit wood carvings. And most of them have been discovered recently by the author at the British Museum and elsewhere in Europe, or have been received from correspondents in the past two or three years." - from Preface. Contents toned with age. Price inked-out on title page, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear with top inch of backstrip open. Binding intact.... View more info

Image for Totem Poles - Bulletin No. 119 - Volume II (2) Totem Poles According to Location - Anthropological Series No. 30

Totem Poles - Bulletin No. 119 - Volume II (2) Totem Poles According to Location - Anthropological Series No. 30

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of the Secretary of State, National Museum of Canada: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 738C8831

Condition: Fair


Pages 435 - 880. Reprint of the 1950 first edition. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Usual Library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this very informative work. View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1933, Vol VII, No. 1 - A Quatsino Legend

By: Barbeau, Marius; Stead, Robert J.C.; Leeson, B.W.; Cowan, James

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G4249

Condition: Fair


Pages 1-50 plus XIV pages of nostalgic ads. Black and white photos and illustrations. Features: In the Heart of the Laurentians - article with fantastic photos; The Old Prairie Homestead; A Quatsino Legend - article with many wonderful photos of Vancouver Island native peoples, including bound head; Land of the Maori - article with excellent photos. Covers loose but present. Average wear. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

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Growth of the First Metis Nation and the Role of Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade

By: Barber, Christel; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, F.N.E.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C7570

Condition: Fine


184 pages. A curriculum resource guide. Designed to provide additional information to existing grade ten social studies texts focusing on the development of western Canada. Presents sixteen lessons which touch on: Pre-contact trading; The Beginning of the Fur Trade; Marriage Customs of the Fur Trade; Women between two cultures; The family of mixed ancestry; The emergence of Metis identity; The lives of Metis; Two profiles of George Simpson; Extension of the fur trade to the west coast; The transfer of Rupert's Land; The impact of railway; Unrest in Saskatchewan 1880-1885; Aftermath of Metis... View more info

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Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

By: Barlee, N.L.; Sismey, Eric D.; Dyre, A.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3142

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Lost Morgan Mine (near Greenwood City); The Highest Judge in the Highest Court in the HIghest City in Canada - W.R. "Willie" Williams; Historic Hedley, B.C.; Gold Bullion at Twelve Fathoms - the Pacific went down in 1875 off Cape Flattery; The Money Shell - money used by native peoples of Western Canada was dentalium or higua, a sea shell; Letters from the North-West - Part I - A.R. Dyre was a young North-West Mounted Policeman who served in the wests from 1882 to 1885. Name atop front cover. Average wear. A sound vintage cop... View more info

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Wild Horses of Canada

By: Bearcroft, Norma

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Wild Horse Society: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 711H3026

Condition: Fair


x, 116 pages. Illustrated in black and white. References. Reprint of the 1966 first edition. Chapters include: What is a Wild Horse?; First Horses Arrive in Eastern Canada; The American Mustang; Horses and Indians of the Prairies; Wild Horses of British Columbia; Recollections; Wild Horse Personalities; Canada's Wild Horses Today; Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A sound reference copy of this informative and uncommon work. View more info

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The Northern Ojibwa and the fur trade: An historical and ecological study (Cultures and communities, a series of monographs : native peoples)

By: Bishop, Charles A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H4229

ISBN: 0039280543

Condition: Good


0039280543 xx, 379 pages. Bibliography, maps, footnotes, tables, black and white reproductions of photos. "Examines in detail the successive eras of change and adaptation among the Northern Ojibwa through the extensive and critical use of archival materials. Demonstrates that Northern Ojibwa social organization has switched from a clan-totem system at contact to a flexible bilateral one today." - page v. Unmarked with average wear. Binding tight. A sound copy of this informative reference. View more info

Image for During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

By: Blackman, Margaret B

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Seattle, Douglas & McIntyre: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3534

ISBN: 0295959436

Condition: Good


0295959436 172 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The first life history of a Northwest Coast Indian woman. Davidson, daughter of a noted Haida carver and chief Charles Edenshaw, was born in 1896. As one of the few living Haida elders knowledgeable about the culture of a bygone era, she is a fragile link with the past. One of the last Haida women to undergo the traditional puberty seclusion and an arranged marriage, she followed patterns in her life typical of women of her generation." - dust jacket. Name atop half-title, otherwise un... View more info

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A Boy of Tache

By: Blades, Ann

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 252A7160

ISBN: 0887760236

Condition: Fair


0887760236 Unpaginated. "This is not a story of Indians long ago, but of Indians now. Through her delicately beautiful watercolours, and a simple text, Ann Blades has tried to recreate the Tache reserve of today so accurately that its own residents will recognize their own." - from dust jacket. "The reserve of Tache on Stuart Lake, B.C. is located on the site of the old Indian village of Thatce." - from text. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. Reading copy only. View more info

Image for The coming and going of the shaman: Eskimo shamanism and art : the Winnipeg Art Gallery March 11 to June 11, 1978

The coming and going of the shaman: Eskimo shamanism and art : the Winnipeg Art Gallery March 11 to June 11, 1978

By: Blodgett, Jean

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, The Gallery: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4469

ISBN: 0889150680

Condition: Fair


0889150680 246 pages. Bibliography. Illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Documents this exhibition which was intended to identify and examine subjects inspired by shamanism in contemporary Canadian Eskimo Art. Somewhat above-average wear. Prior owner's name atop first blank leaf. Binding intact. Laid-in is a four-page Dorset 81 catalogue with prices. A sound reference copy. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

By: Bonnell, James F.; Batten, H.; Gribble, L.; Roberts, T.; Atlee, B.; Peters, J.; Phayre, I.; Godsell, P.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4824

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of dogs looking at spring robin in tree; News items include - The land where they know it all (Russia), A 'Tough-Minded Arguer, The Will as a Life-Force, The Spiirit of Fair Play, Too Much Commercialism, German's 'Readjustment', In Fascist Italy, Russia's New Revolution, and Northern Ireland; One-page photo ad for the Frigidaire fridge with new silent 'meter-miser'; Nice one-page colour-illustrated Simmons mattress ad shows young lady having sweet dreams; The Glamour of "New" Egypt - photo-illustrated article of this nation, including photo ... View more info

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Metlakahtla: The Holy City!

By: Bowman, Phylis

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, P. Bowman: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714G3141

ISBN: 096909017X

Condition: Very Good


096909017X 160 pages. Bibliography. Presents ths history of this small native village on the Tsimpsean Peninsula seven miles south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival illustrations. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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My Home Forever

By: Boyd, Laura

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Nazko Indian Band, Laura Boyd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6705

Condition: Good


47 pages. "One of three books designed to increase awareness and rightful respect for the Native People living on reserves around the Quesnel (B.C.) area, specifically Nazko, Alexandria and Red Bluff." - from copyright page. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this enjoyable and informative work for readers young and old alike. View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1930, Vol. I, No. 2 -  Second Issue

Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1930, Vol. I, No. 2 - Second Issue

By: Brann, Esther; Barbeau, Marius; King, Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie; Stone, John; Stokes, Charles W.; Seeley, Sylvia

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2690

Condition: Good


Pages 103-188 plus 10 pages of wonderful vintage advertisements. Features: A Quebec Sketch book - article with colour plates of paintings by Esther Brann; Full-page colour plate of painting entitled "The Skeena River"; An Indian Paradise Lost - Abundantly photo-illustrated article on scenery and native peoples in the Skeena River, British Columbia, district; Writer James DeMille - photo and brief bio plus his poem The Maiden of Quoddy; Photo portrait and message from Prime Minister Mackenzie King; A Fragment of China - article with many wonderful photos from China by John Stone, with e... View more info

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Yukon Trophy Trails

By: Brown, Dolores Cline

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Gray's Publishing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322H1118

ISBN: 0888260318

Condition: Good


0888260318 Signed, with best wishes, by author upon half-title page. 213 pages. Map endpapers. Author "Invaded the Yukon and bagged the trophy of the year when she married Louis Brown, big-game outfitter and guide. Through eighteen years of adventurous wanderings and blood-tingling escapades she discovered the Yukon - its native peoples, country and climate, the game, the predators and the wealth waiting to be discovered." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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You Are Asked To Witness: The Sto:lo in Canada's Pacific Coast History

By: Carlson, Keith Thor

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Sto?:lo? Heritage Trust: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G0583

ISBN: 096815770X

Condition: Good


096815770X 210 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "Focuses on the Halq'emeylem speaking peoples known as the Sto:lo who live along the lower Fraser River watershed. Issues ranging from early contact to contemporary urbanization are addressed, providing important and often overlooked insights into Canada's Pacific Coast history... Archival as well as recent photographs and illustrations enliven the papers, while the viewpoints within the essays reflect the authors' diverse backgrounds." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Cowichan Bones

By: Caro, Joey

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, H.T.G.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C9496

ISBN: 0986703400

Condition: Very Good


0986703400 76 pages. Colour illustrations. Short stories and poetry by an elder of the Penelakut Tribe of Kuper Island, British Columbia. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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squamish Legends

By: Chief august Jack Khahtsahlano; Charlie, Domanic

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Unknown: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3495

ISBN: B001AYAR0I

Condition: Good


B001AYAR0I 32 unnumbered pages. Oblong 8" x 10.75". Black and white illustrations. Contents: Biographical details of the authors, Notes on the Cosmogony and History of the Squamish Indians, The Beginning of the People of Squamish, Creation of the Squamish People, The Coming of Religion to the Squamish People, The Sea Serpent of Burrard Inlet, The Sea Serpent of Howe Sound, and a tribute to Chief August Jack Khahtsahlano. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this precious Squamish Nation memento. Hale 5738 View more info

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Visitors Who Never Left: The Origin of the People of Damelahamid (English and Tsimshian Edition)

By: Chief Kenneth B. Harris

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, University of British Columbia Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G3771

ISBN: 0774800348

Condition: Fair


0774800348 139 pages. Glossary. List of sources. Black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by Chief Harris upon half-title page. "Told at their gatherings by the Indians of the Skeena and Nass Rivers region for countless generations, the eight myths in this volume are translated for the first time by one of their chiefs... Simple in style, the myths deserve a close reading to reveal their full effect. The introductions, notes, and glossaries which have been added help explain the important symbols and hereditary titles of these Northern British Columbia people. Chief... View more info

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An Iron Hand Upon the People: The Law Against the Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

By: COLE, Douglas and Ira Chaikin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, University of Washington: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C8848

ISBN: 0888946953

Condition: Good


0888946953 230 pages. Index and bibliography. "...Traces the history of the antipotlatch law, the government's attempts to enforce it and the widespread native opposition to the repressive legislation, shedding new light on a crucial chapter in the history of native peoples in Canada over the past two centuries." - from dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings and only light wear. A sound copy. View more info