Against the Current and Into the Light: Performing History and Land in Coast Salish Territories and Vancouver’s Stanley Park
Coast Salish Indigenous people never ceded their lands and resources to settlers and have always asserted their sovereignty. Over time, those assertions have taken various forms: petitions, protests, litigation. There have also been cultural assertions...
BC Studies no. 211 Autumn 2021 | Page(s) 141-143
Historical geographer Cole Harris, professor emeritus at UBC, has in his latest book brought together a number of his articles, some previously published, to focus on the subject of settler colonialism in Canada. It is...
BC Studies no. 209 Spring 2021 | Page(s) 136-138
Viewing the historical study of Canada over the past few decades as having put class, gender, ethnic, regional, and cultural conceptions at the heart of Canadian inquiry, contributors to this volume turn to what remains...
BC Studies no. 166 Summer 2010 | Page(s) 105-7
OVERVIEW IN MAKING NATIVE SPACE, Cole Harris describes how settlers displaced Aboriginal people from their land in British Columbia,1 painstakingly documenting the creation of Indian reserves in the province from the 1830s to 1938. Informed...
BC Studies no. 141 Spring 2004 | Page(s) 114-8
River of Memory is a snapshot of the Columbia River prior to the massive human manipulation of the region. Layman argues that, when we understand the river in its natural state prior to 1933, we...
BC Studies no. 156-157 Winter-Spring 2007-2008 | Page(s) 198-200
A WORLD APART, edited by Wayne Norton and Tom Langford, is a solid collection of essays and memoirs about the experience of living and working in the Crowsnest Pass communities of Alberta and British Columbia in the twentieth...