We acknowledge that we live and work on unceded Indigenous territories and we thank the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations for their hospitality.

Index

Results (324)

Book Review

Indian Rock Carvings of the Pacific North West

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 11, Autumn 1971

Review by Audrey Hawthorn


Book Review

Indian Healing: Shamanic Ceremonialism in the Pacific Northwest

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 56, Winter 1982  

Review by Wolfgang Jilek


Book Review

Indians at Work: An Informal History of Native Indian Labour in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 46, Summer 1980  

Review by Reuben Ware


Book Review

Early Indian Village Churches: Wooden Frontier Architecture in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 38, Summer 1978  

Review by S.W. Jackman


Book Review

Contact and Conflict: Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 35, Autumn 1977  

Review by Cornelius J. Jaenen


Book Review

Indian Education in Canada. Volume 1: The Legacy

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 74, Summer 1987

Review by James Walker


Book Review

North American Indian Designs

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 67, Autumn 1985

Review by Judy Hall


Book Review

Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 63, Autumn 1984  

Review by Andrea Laforet


Book Review

A Guide to B.C. Indian Myth and Legend

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 60, Winter 1983

Review by Andrea Laforet


Book Review

Two Houses Half-Buried in Sand: Oral Traditions of the Hul’q’umi’num Coast Salish of Kuper Island and Vancouver Island

Huy tseep q’u, ah siem In a period marred by unemployment and economic hardships, Beryl Mildred Cryer, a Chemainus housewife, mother, and part-time journalist, set out to introduce the world to the oral traditions of...

Review by Sarah Morales


Book Review

An Error in Judgement: The Politics of Medical Care in an Indian/White Community

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 80, Winter 1988/89  

Review by Wendy Wickwire


Book Review

The Importance of Being Monogamous: Marriage and Nation Building in Western Canada to 1915

This sophisticated and engaging book has much to offer a number of scholarly areas, including Canadian history, gender studies, and political and legal studies. Working from a massive bedrock of diverse primary materials, Sarah Carter...

Review by Katie Pickles


Book Review

The Origin of the Wolf Ritual: The Whaling Indians, West Coast Legends and Stories

The Nuu-chah-nulth (formerly known as the Nootka) Wolf Ritual texts re-presented here have had a complex history of authorship and availability within the BC communities from which they were collected for the Anthropological Division of...

Review by Regna Darnell


Book Review

Extraordinary Anthropology: Transformations in the Field

“Anthropology is unquestionably a discipline with well-known intellectual traditions, or histories … [It is] not a social science tout court, but something else. What that something else is has been notoriously difficult to name, precisely...

Review by Leslie Robertson


Book Review

Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and Indian Identities around Puget Sound

PDF – Raibmon Review Essay – BC Studies 124, Winter 1999

Review by Alexandra Harmon


Book Review

Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 87, Autumn 1990  

Review by Paul Tennant


Book Review

Lelooska: The Life of a Northwest Coast Artist

IN SEPTEMBER 1996 Don “Lelooska” Smith, a highly regarded Northwest Coast artist, was laid to rest near his home in Ariel, Washington. The present volume is the result of a collaboration between Lelooska and historian...

Review by Melinda Jette


Book Review

Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

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...

Review by Val Napoleon


Book Review

Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)

POET, WRITER, storyteller, spokesperson, performer, actress, performance artist. Pauline Johnson is certainly the most public and popular writer that nineteenth-century Canada produced, and perhaps even the most public Canadian writer of the last century. Such...

Review by Armand Ruffo


Book Review

Negotiating Buck Naked: Doukhobors, Public Policy, and Conflict Resolution

No one knows better than Gregory Cran the sometimes baffling intricacies of the relationship among the various groups of Doukhobors and between them and the mainstream community in British Columbia. Between 1979 and 1987, he...

Review by Larry Hannant


Book Review

Creating a Modern Countryside: Liberalism and Land Resettlement in British Columbia

British Columbia is noteworthy among Canadian provinces for its paucity of good farmland. Too much is rocky, the coastal forests are daunting, a great deal is arid, elevations are too great to support crops, and...

Review by John Belshaw


Book Review

Tsimshian Treasures: The Remarkable Journey of the Dundas Collection

In October 1863, the Reverend Robert J. Dundas of Scotland travelled up the coast from Victoria to Old Metlakatla, near Prince Rupert. There, he acquired seventy-seven “ceremonial objects” from the Anglican evangelical lay minister William...

Review by Karen Duffek


Book Review

States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

The publication of Tina Loo’s States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century marks the coming of age of the field of Canadian environmental history. In some respects, this statement may seem over...

Review by Billy Parenteau