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

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

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Delayed Frontier: The Peace River Country to 1909

By: Leonard, David W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Brush Education: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726H2041

ISBN: 1550591118

Condition: Good


1550591118 256 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. "Presents the history of the Peace River Country before the settlement period. Reveals the plight of the native population, the exploits of the fur traders, the evangelizing efforts of the missionairies, the exigencies of the prospectors and the attempts of the first farmers." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper otherwise contents crisp, clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grad... View more info

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An Enterprising Life

By: Leonoff, Cyril E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G0597

ISBN: 0889222835

Condition: Fair


0889222835 176 pages. Footnotes. Oblong 9.25" x 12.25". A collection of vintage photos by Leonard Frank who documented the development of British Columbia. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this wonderful compilation. View more info

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Tattooing Practices of the Cree Indians: Glenbow-Alberta Institute Occasional Paper No. 6 (Six)

By: Light, D.W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Glenbow - Alberta Institute: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H1040

ISBN: B00T896BSE

Condition: Good


B00T896BSE 24 pages. Bibliography, diagrams, map and reproductions of black and white photos. "Deals with tattooing practices among the Cree, with particular emphasis upon the Plains divisions. Also contains comparative data from the Ojibwa and Assiniboine with whom the Crees camped and hunted. These tribes often adopted each other's customs to the point where it became difficult to distinguish one from another." - from page 3. Printed upon glossy stock. Moderate wear. Prior owner's name atop front cover. A sound copy of this informative reference. View more info

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Indian Baskets of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

By: Lobb, Allan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Graphic Arts Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731G3146

ISBN: 1558680225

Condition: Fine


1558680225 128 pages. Index. "Long considered valuable works of art, Indian baskets of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska also give insight into the cultures which nurtured their creation... The techniques and materials employed are discussed, first in a general way, then as they relate to the various Indian tribes... Describes the history of basketmaking, both as it was seen by the early explorers and as it has been discovered by the early explorers and as it has been discovered by the studies of anthropologists through the years. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with glor... View more info

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Haida Monumental Art: Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands

By: MacDonald, George F.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Vancouver, UBC Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 257G1297

ISBN: 077480484X

Condition: Fair


077480484X 218 pages. 'A monument in itself... a sourcebook to which the scholar can return over and over again... a valuable companion to the museum visitor who wishes to learn more about the context of the Haida poles... pleasurable and informative reading for anyone interested in Northwest Coast culture... The historic photographs are stunning. To see the villages as the earliest photographers saw them is to recapture in part the wonder and majesty that was the Haida cultural heritage. At the same time the grief that was the destruction of the villages is all too apparent." - From ba... View more info

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Haida Art

By: MacDonald, George F.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Washington Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4563

ISBN: 029597561X

Condition: Very Good


029597561X 242 pages. Index. Bibliography. "This superb volume, the definitive volume on Haida art, presents the most treasured works in what is considered the world's best collection, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization... Richly illustrated with 90 full-color photos of artworks (such as masks, pipes, rattles and other ceremonial objects)... and 95 black and white photos of artworks and rare historical images... The descriptive text... provides an informed overview of Haida art in a historical, cultural and cosmological context." - from dust jacket. Printed upon glossy stock. ... View more info

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Breaking Trail: The Autobiography of Len Marchand

By: Marchand, Len; Hughes, Matt

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Caitlin Press Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4256

ISBN: 092057680X

Condition: Very Good


092057680X 227 pages. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Autobiography of "the first Indian elected to the House of Commons, and the first of his people to become a Minister of the Crown." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked. Bookplate upon front free endpaper. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Opening Doors - Vancouver's East End: Sound Heritage Volume VIII, Nos. 1 & 2

By: Marlatt, Daphne; Itter, Carole

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Aural History Program, Province of British Columbia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711C8318

Condition: Very Good


186 pages. Discusses the most basic of North American experiences: immigration and assimilation. All our families (with the exception of the native peoples) in one generation or another, have been strangers in a new land. East Vancouver presents an opportunity to examine the process of North Americanization in the twentieth century. Through the stories in this volume, we can learn more about our own. Composed of interviews with immigrants from Japan, China, and Europe. Contains dozens of black and white photographs. Bookplate upon Preface page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Bi... View more info

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Caledonia, 100 years ahead

By: McCullum, Hugh

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Anglican Book Centre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8685

ISBN: 0919030378

Condition: Good


0919030378 154 pages. The history of the rural ministries in the Diocese of Caledonia in Northern British Columbia. Abundantly illustrated with archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Famous Manitoba Metis

By: McFee, Janice; Sealey, Bruce: Editors

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, MMF: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C8253

Condition: Fair


88 pages. Black and white illustrations. Honours some of the famous Metis of Manitoba. Few library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Native Peoples and Cultures of Canada

By: McMillan, Alan D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73106575

ISBN: 0888946325

Condition: Good


0888946325 340 pages including index and list of sources. Minimal yellow highlighting. Contains 150 illustrations. A comprehensive overview of all the native groups of Canada - Indian, Metis and Inuit. Incorporating anthropology, ethnology and history, describes the traditional ways of peoples of the plains, the woodlands, the Arctic, the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast - from phehistoric times to the present. View more info

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Circles of Time: Aboriginal Land Rights and Resistance in Ontario

By: McNab, David T.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H1138

ISBN: 0889203180

Condition: Fine


0889203180 viii, 280 pages. Extensive footnotes. Select bibliography. Index. "Documents the experiences of Aboriginal people, their history and recent negotiations in Ontario, and provides insight into the historiography of the treaty-making process, particularly in the last quarter century. Controversial decisions such as the Temagami case and Oka are detailed." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Our Home or Native Land: What Government's Aboriginal Policy Is Doing to Canada

By: Melvin H. Smith

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Crown Western: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71205657

ISBN: 1550563645

Condition: Very Good


1550563645 287 pages. "This is a scary book. Our governments are close to setting a 'politically correct' variety of racism into constitutional concrete. Mel Smith's warning blows the lid off a developing tragedy of our time. The biggest losers in the end will be the very people we most want to help." - Gordon Gibson, former leader, Liberal Party of British Columbia. Author was the ranking official on constitutional law and constitutional reform issues for four successive British Columbian provincal administrations. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy of this significant work. View more info

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Spirit of the Land

By: Milne, Courtney

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Viking/Allen Lane: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 737C5214

ISBN: 0670849855

Condition: Very Good


0670849855 208 pages. 193 colour plates. What a stroke of genius - a book of gorgeous colour photography of North American Native sacred places! "Milne takes us on a journey across the continent to fifty-four fascinating places that capture the spiritual legacy of this land's original inhabitants... Together the photographs form a sensitive and inspiring portrait of the land called Great Turtle Island, and of the enduring spiritual and cultural traditions of its peoples." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved ... View more info

Image for Colonialism on trial: Indigenous land rights and the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en sovereignty case

Colonialism on trial: Indigenous land rights and the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en sovereignty case

By: Monet, Don

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, New Society Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731C6845

ISBN: 1550921614

Condition: Very Good


1550921614 212 pages. Signed and inscribed by Don Monet upon title page. Many black and white illustrations. "Offers a rare glimpse of indigenous cultures exposed and transcribed for non-Indian eyes... Brings alive the cultural and spiritual distinctiveness of the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en peoples while serving as a stinging indictment of the western legal systems which deny rights, justice and dignity to native peoples." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Treaty No. (Number) 5 (Five) Between Her Majesty The Queen and the Saulteaux and Swampy Cree Tribes of Indians at Beren's River and Norway House with Adhesions

Treaty No. (Number) 5 (Five) Between Her Majesty The Queen and the Saulteaux and Swampy Cree Tribes of Indians at Beren's River and Norway House with Adhesions

By: Morris, Alex.; McKay, James; Nah-Wee-Kee-Sick-Quah-Yash; Kah-Nay-Wah-Kee-Wee-Nin; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 731H3695

Condition: Good


22 pages. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Faint label removal patch on first page. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Treaty No. (Number) 4 (Four) Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Cree and Saulteaux Tribes of Indians at Qu'Appelle and Fort Ellice

Treaty No. (Number) 4 (Four) Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Cree and Saulteaux Tribes of Indians at Qu'Appelle and Fort Ellice

By: Morris, Alexander; Laird, David; Christie, W.J.; Way-Wa-Se-Ca-Pow; Man Proud of Standing Upright; Ota-Ma-Koo-Ewin; et al

Price: $69.95

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 731H3691

ISBN: B008XAVF1W

Condition: Very Good


B008XAVF1W 14 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this important document. View more info

Image for Canadian Collector Magazine, January/February 1976, Vol. 11 No. 1 *SPECIAL ALBERTA ISSUE*

Canadian Collector Magazine, January/February 1976, Vol. 11 No. 1 *SPECIAL ALBERTA ISSUE*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9298

Condition: Good


Features: Prehistoric Plainsmen; Fort Chipewyan; Saint Albert; Writing on Stone - Milk River Valley; The Ranching Saga of Southern Alberta; Home, House and Temple Among the Plains Indians; Oil City, Alberta; Some Early Travellers' Accounts of Alberta; The Mountains in Maps; The Frontier Art of R.B. Nevitt; Gerald Tailfeathers; Carl Rungius - An Artist's View of Nature; Architectural Heritage; Heritage Park; Ukrainian Vernacular Architecture; Medalta Pottery; Saddles; Hutterites - The Peaceful People; Cattle Brands; From an Alberta Kitchen; Beadwork by Alberta Native Peoples; The Doukhobors; Mu... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 24, 1965 *COVER PHOTO OF TOMMY DOUGLAS*

Maclean's Magazine, July 24, 1965 *COVER PHOTO OF TOMMY DOUGLAS*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C5667

Condition: Good


Features: Will the NDP shake up Parliament?; Canadian Peter Jennings moves to ABC News in New York; Halifax's Negro slum of Africville is afraid of integration; The Gaspe - holiday trails; Backwater War - the US sends 30,000 troops to the Dominican Republic; Live like a millionaire - on a boat; Canada's Instant Language - James Evans brought Inuktitut to the native peoples of Canada; Dig those crazy Skurfers/Skateboarders; Gerald Stevens on Canadiana; and more. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info