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Death Feast in Dimlahamid

By: Glavin, Terry

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., New Star Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3580

ISBN: 0921586140

Condition: Good


0921586140 xi, 200 pages. Bibliography. "Takes us inside the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en peoples' campaign for justice and recognition. Glavin shows how their struggle, which is taking place within Canada's legal system as well on the land itself in a series of roadblocks, is rooted in their view that their relationship to the land is one of responsibility - for the land , and to the generations to come. A rich and fascinating blend of past and present, this timely book will forever change the way readers think of the 'land claims' issue." - dust jacket. Prior owner's name atop fron... View more info

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Indians of the Northwest Coast - Handbook Series No. 10

By: Goddard, Pliny Earle (1869-1928)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2602

Condition: Good


176 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos and detailed diagrams. Fold-out Ethnological Map of the Northwest Coast at back in excellent condition. Printed upon glossy stock. Deals with the material culture, social and political organization, religion and art of the Indians of the Pacific coast and Fraser River. Illustrated brown publisher's cloth. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper. A sound copy of this informative work. Bibliographical Reference: Edwards & Lort 1499. View more info

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Musqueam - A Living Culture

By: Gordonk, Julie

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, M.I.B.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G1767

Condition: Fine


54 pages. Magnificent colour illustrations. A sumptuously-presented reference guide to interpreting and representing Musqueam culture. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Gunboat Frontier: British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890 (University of British Columbia Press Pacific maritime studies)

By: Gough Barr

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G0580

ISBN: 0774801751

Condition: Fair


0774801751 287 pages. Index, bibliography and footnotes. Signed by author upon title page. "Presents a fresh and different interpretation of Indian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast : Sound Heritage Volume VII, Number 1

By: Gough, Barry M

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, Aural History: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H3121

ISBN: B001RD5DF6

Condition: Good


B001RD5DF6 101 pages. Generously illustrated. The first of a two-part series to commemorate the Captain Cook Bicentennial. Includes the following articles: Nootka Sound in James Cook's Pacific World; Spanish Exploration and Settlement of the Northwest Coast in the 18th Century; The Contact Period as Recorded by Indian Oral Tradition; Impressions of Nootka Music; Vanished Companions - the changing relationship of the West Coast People to the Animal World; Plants of the Nootka Sound Indians as recorded by Captain Cook; Linguistic Acculturation on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A note on ... View more info

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Viewer's Guide to Indian Culture of the Pacific Northwest

By: Gunther, Erna

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Self-Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G2382

Condition: Good


55 pages. Bibliography. Illustrations on both sides of back cover. A supplement to thirteen telecourse lectures on topics including: Who are the Northwest Indians?; Living in an Indian Village; Not by Fish Alone; The Greateste Woodcarvers of America; The Women Spin and Weave; Living Together; The One-Sided Family; Warring with Wealth; Seeing the Supernatural; Spirits - True and False; Totem Poles and Their Legends; and more. Author was a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington. View more info

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Potlatch and Totem and the Recollections of an Indian Agent

By: Halliday, William May (W.M.)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G1656

Condition: Fair


240 pages. Thirty excellent sepia-toned photographic plates. Description of life in northern Vancouver Island by a pioneer of Kingcome Valley. Part 1, The potlatch (reconstruction of a typical potlatch); part 2, Recollections of an Indian agent. Interesting large newspaper clipping from 1972 laid-in describes 'The Crime of Indian-Giving - Kwakiutl fight for return of seized potlatch riches'. Heavy fading to backstrip but lettering still clearly legible. Lower right quadrant of front board faded. Short openings to top of backstrip. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. ... View more info

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Tsoqalem: A weird Indian tale of the Cowichan monster : a ballad

By: Haweis, Lionel

Price: $895.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Citizen Printing & Pub: 1918

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 731H1153

ISBN: B00088GFMQ

Condition: Fair


B00088GFMQ Signed and inscribed by author, dated 1918, atop first blank leaf. 66 pages. Accepted by the Royal Society of Canada as part of their Proceedings, 1918. "Tsoqalem, according to the Indians, was a real historic character, a member of the Cowichan tribe, a Vancouver Island division of that linguistic group of the Salish stock known to us under the term Halkomalem, whose habitat is and was the Lower Fraser Valley. How far the incidents of this story are literally true it is now impossible to say, as myth and fact are inextricably woven together in it; but there can be little dou... View more info

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Memories from the Cowichan Valley: Loggers, Wives and Sawmill Workers

By: Hehn, Del; Davis, Louse; and Many Others

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Duncan, B.C., Malaspina University College: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1895

Condition: Very Good


64 pages of biographical recollections collected and edited by students in the Fundamental English class at Malaspina University College, Cowichan Campus. Signed inside front cover by fourteen members of the editing and interview teams. Undated but appears to be circa 2000. Includes interviews of: Ruth Dickson, Gordon Dods, Roy Hopwo, Darshan Johel, Weldon Jubenville, Karm Manak, Jacques Marc, Lynda Marc, Fred Roland and John Skertchly. Includes black and white illustrations of the subjects. Light wear. A nice copy of this interesting compilation of Valley biographies. View more info

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Huronia

By: Heidenreich, Conrad

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H2217

ISBN: 0771040768

Condition: Good


0771040768 Winner of the Sainte-Marie prize in History, 1971, Historical Sites Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. [16], 15-337, [43] pages. 228 x 148mm. Cream paper boards. Bibliography. Maps. Figures. "Here, in a single study embracing many fields, Conrad Heidenreich links the land, culture and people of Huronia in a full human geography. More than thirty pages of maps and figures offer a graphic account of Huron settlement and site architecture. Wherever possible, the intent of the work is to show areas for further research and experimentation, in fields as diverse a... View more info

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Robert Davidson, Haida printmaker

By: Hilary Stewart

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6439

ISBN: 0888942427

Condition: Very Good


0888942427 117 pages with alphabetical list of prints. "This beautiful book traces the first decade in the career of a remarkable young artist. It presents all his graphic works in chronological sequence and shows how they reveal Davidson's development as an artist, carver, jeweller, printmaker - and as a human being. Every Robert Davidson print, from his earliest work through 1978, is reproduced here in its original colours. (the author's) fine text takes the reader through the artist's early life, struggles and achievements while adding to the understanding of the 75 silkscreen print... View more info

Tales of the Nez Perce

By: Hines, Donald M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Ye Galleon Pr: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73204025

ISBN: 0877703116

Condition: Very Good


0877703116 234 pages. For many millenia before their first known contact with the white man in 1905, the Nez Perce or Sahaptin peoples roamed over an extensive region of the inland Pacific Northwest. Their approximate territory included a vast portion of Northern Idaho, and portions of Eastern Oregon and Washington. Represents an overview of some of the essential dimensions of their tribal culture and history. Black and white illustrations. Extensively referenced. Clean and unmarked. Light wear. Bright gilt lettering and decoration upon dark maroon boards and spine. Very nice copy. View more info

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Tales from the longhouse,

By: Indian Children of British Columbia

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Pub: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H4235

ISBN: 0888260393

Condition: Good


0888260393 111 pages. Map endpapers. Line drawings. "The book was written by children but it is not intended to be read only by children. It is a form of verbal archaeology. It is hoped future students will find here bits of information that will help to build a more complete picture of Indian life on this coast." - Foreword. Topics inlucde: In the Beginning, The Legend of the Flood, The Origin of the Vancouver Island Indians, The Halalt Tribe, Reward Through Peril, The Stone-Heads. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not include... View more info

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Copy of Treaty and Supplementary Treaty No. 7 (Seven), Made 22nd Sept., And 4th Dec., 1877 Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Blackfeet and Other Indian Trives, at the Blackfoot Crossing of Bow River and Fort MacLeod

By: Irvine, A.G.; Clark, E. Dalrmymle; Conrad, Charles E.; Macleod, James F.; Meanxkistomach

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 731H3689

Condition: Good


10 pages. Reprint of the 1877 edition. Unmarked with moderate wear. Faint label removal patch on front cover. A quality copy of this fascinating document. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June, 1950 - Oilman Richard Keith Van Sickle / Vigilante Murder of the Donnelly Family Near Lucan, Ontario

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June, 1950 - Oilman Richard Keith Van Sickle / Vigilante Murder of the Donnelly Family Near Lucan, Ontario

By: Israels, Josef II; Callwood, J.; Gardner, Ray; Dilworth, Mary Lou; Bigelow, S. Tupper; Zacks, Robert; Litsey, Sarah; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2462

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Cover illustration by Oscar Cahen of wedding scene; Nice colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover; Austin car ad; Richard Keith Van Sickle - this oilman from Petrolia, Ontario ducked out of Austria in 1939 and the Russians grabbed his oil wells; The Girl with the Gingham Heart (fiction); But the Red Men (Indians) Didn't Vanish! - Canada's policy of cruelty and neglect toward native peoples is on the mend (large photo of Chief Joseph Abel of Yellowknife); An Island to Share (fiction); Country Minister - as the United Church celebrates its 25th anniversary... View more info

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Fur Trader's Story

By: J. W. Anderson

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H0883

ISBN: B002DVH5U2

Condition: Very Good


B002DVH5U2 Signed, dated and generically inscribed by author/subject upon half-title page. 245 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white photographic plates, including frontispiece photo of author/subject in travel attire. Anderson "recounts his nearly half a century in the Canadian north. By snowshoe and dog team, by canoe, sailboat and steamer, he travelled throughout the woodlands and the Arctic regions of Canada - with numerous side trips to the west coast of Greenland. Includes many a fabulous anecdote - tales of courage and privation, humour in the bivouac and excitement on the tra... View more info

Hanok

By: Jones, Leanne M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Red Deer, AB, Red Deer College Press, Canada: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73109239

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Young child's tale of a young native boy named Hanok who lives by the sea. Unmarked. Well-worn. Illustrated in colour throughout. View more info

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Bella Coola - A Story of Effort and Achievement

By: Kopas, Cliff

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Mitchell Press Limited: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203380

ISBN: 113566997X

Condition: Good


113566997X viii, 296 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Combines the hitherto scattered story of a colorful, ancient community in one volume. Emphasizes the local native people's and the early history of the area. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Hairline crack along front hinge. Front endpaper neatly removed. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy copy of this informative local history. Edwards & Lort 2024, Hale & Barman 503, Cuddy & Scott p.51. View more info

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Through the Kenora Gateway

By: Lake of the Woods Writers Group

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Lake of the Woods Writers Group / Kenora Centennia: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 816A2056

ISBN: 0969085419

Condition: Good


0969085419 195 pages. Index. Present's the history of Kenora, Ontario and district - trailblazers, town founders, visitors, townspeople past and present. Wonderfully illustrated with many archival black and white images. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Bit of fading to front cover. An excellent reference and entertaining read. View more info

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Collectors Guide to B.C. [British Columbia] Indian Artifact Sites: Over 160 Locations

By: Lazeo, Laurence A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New Westminster, BC, Laurence A. Lazeo: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 731H4122

Condition: Fair


36 pages. Black and white maps and diagrams. "Dedicated to the many thousands of professionals and amateur collectors of Indian artifacts who want to enlarge their collections, by surface hunting for artifacts in British Columbia." - Introduction. Each of the twelve chapters present sites in a specific region of the province, accompanied by a brief narrative of each site. Prior owner's name atop title page. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info