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In 2009, in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of BC Studies we have recorded forty of the most influential and engaging articles published to date. The articles are available to stream and download free of charge!

BC Studies would like to acknowledge the support of the Canada Magazine Fund.

Aboriginal Culture
"Here Comes the Band!": Cultural Collaboration, Connective Traditions, and Aboriginal Brass Bands on British Columbia's North Coast, 1875-1964 by Susan Neylan, Melissa Meyer, pgs: 35-66
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Living on Display: Colonial Visions of Aboriginal Domestic Spaces by Paige Raibmon, pgs: 69-89
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Managing Diversity in the Representation of BC History: Point Ellice House and "Chinatown" by Misao Dean, pgs: 57-72
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Performing Musqueam Culture and History at British Columbia's 1966 Centennial Celebrations by Susan Roy, pgs: 55-90
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"That's My Dinner on Display" : A First Nations Reflection on Museum Culture by Gloria Jean Frank, pgs: 163-78
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"A New Understanding of Things Indian": George Raley's Negotiation of the Residential School Experience by Paige Raibmon, pgs: 69-96
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"Copying People": Northwest Coast Native Response to Early Photography by Margaret B. Blackman, pgs: 86-112
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Anthropology
The Pivotal Role of the Northwest Coast in the History of Americanist Anthropology by Regna Darnell, pgs: 33-52
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Invention of Anthropology in British Columbia's Supreme Court: Oral Tradition as Evidence in Delgamuukw v. B.C. by Julie Cruikshank, pgs: 25-42
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Ethnography and Archaeology as Ideology: The Case of the Stein River Valley by Wendy Wickwire, pgs: 51-78
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Fur Trade
Tracing the Fortunes of Five Founding Families of Victoria by Sylvia Van Kirk, pgs: 148-180
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Geographies of the Lower Skeena by Daniel Clayton, pgs: 29-58
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The Colonization of Vancouver Island, 1849-1858 by Richard Somerset Mackie, pgs: 3-40
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Social Power and Cultural Change in Pre-Colonial British Columbia by Cole Harris, pgs: 45-82
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Law
Honouring the Queen's Flag: A Legal and Historical Perspective on the Nisga'a Treaty by Hamar Foster, pgs: 11-35
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Judging History: Reflections on Reasons for Judgment in Delgamuukw v. B.C. by Robin Fisher, pgs: 43-54
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People in the Way: Modernity, Environment, and Society on the Arrow Lakes by Tina Loo, pgs: 161-96
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Society
Old age in British Columbia: The Case of the "Lonesome Prospector" by Megan Davies, pgs: 41-66
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"Stout Ladies and Amazons": Women in the British Columbia Coal-Mining Community of Ladysmith, 1912-14 by John R. Hinde, pgs: 33-57
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Ladies and Escorts: Gender Segregation and Public Policy in British Columbia Beer Parlours, 1925-1945 by Robert A. Campbell, pgs: 119-138
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Exclusion or Solidarity? Vancouver Workers Confront the "Oriental problem" by Gillian Creese, pgs: 24-51
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The Triumph of "Formalism": Elementary Schooling in Vancouver from the 1920s to the 1960s by Neil Sutherland, pgs: 174-210
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John Sullivan Deas: A Black Entrepreneur in British Columbia Salmon Canning by Keith Ralston, pgs: 64-78
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Utopians and Utilitarians: Environment and Economy in the Finnish-Canadian Settlement of Sointula by Mikko Saikku, pgs: 3-38
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Interrupted Relations: The Adoption of Children in Twentieth-Century British Columbia by Veronica Strong-Boag, pgs: 5-30
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"I Don't Really Like the Mill; In Fact, I Hate the Mill": Changing Youth Vocationalism Under Fordism and Post-Fordism in Powell River, British Columbia by Tanya Behrisch, Roger Hayter, pgs: 73-101
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He Thought He was the Boss of Everything: Masculinity and Power in a Vancouver Family by Robert A.J. McDonald, pgs: 5-30
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Politics and Policy
"Shut the Province Down": First Nations Blockades in British Columbia, 1984-1995 by Nicholas Blomley, pgs: 5-35
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"A Delicate Game": The Meaning of Law on Grouse Creek by Tina Loo, pgs: 41-65
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Unscrambling the Omelette: Understanding British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve by Christopher Garrish, pgs: 25-55
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W.A.C. Bennett and Province-Building in British Columbia by Stephen Tomblin, pgs: 45-61
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Race and Identity
Erasing Indigenous Indigeneity in Vancouver by Jean Barman, pgs: 3-30
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Group Identity in an Emigrant Worker Community: The Example of Sikhs in early Twentieth-Century British Columbia by Hugh Johnston, pgs: 3-23
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The Janet Smith Bill of 1924 and the Language of Race and Nation in British Columbia by Scott Kerwin, pgs: 83-114
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The Lynching of Louie Sam by Keith Thor Carlson, pgs: 63-79
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Women and Gender
"Being a Girl Without Being a Girl": Gender and Mountaineering on Mount Waddington, 1926-36 by Karen Routledge, pgs: 31-58
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Public Acts and Private Languages: Bisexuality and the Multiple Discourses of Constance Grey Swartz by Karen Duder, pgs: 2-24
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Taming Aboriginal Sexuality: Gender, Power, and Race in British Columbia, 1850-1900 by Jean Barman, pgs: 237-66
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Good Wives and Wise Mothers: Japanese Picture Brides in Early Twentieth-Century British Columbia by Michiko Midge Ayukawa, pgs: 103-118
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Soundworks
The Listener: Remembering The Dane-zaa Soundscape Recordings of Howard Broomfield, by Robin and Jillian Ridington by Robin and Jillian Ridington, pgs: 147-161
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