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

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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


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Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools, A Memoir.

Canadians who advise survivors of Native residential schools to “ just get over it” should read Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Author Theodore Fontaine, cousin of the more famous Phil, attended...

Review by Jim Miller


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Whiskey Bullets: Cowboy and Indian Heritage Poems

The cover of Garry Gottfriedson’s book promises us a collection of traditional cowboy poetry. Exposed on a wood-grained surface are a pair of silver spurs, feathers, leather collar, and two bullets, one of which is...

Review by Connie Brim


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The Land of Heart’s Delight: Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island

As a subject for cartography and historical geography, Vancouver Island has many attractions. Islands are uniquely advantaged in this regard, bordered as they are by waters and seas. The Enlightenment demanded scientific designations and definitions...

Review by Barry Gough


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The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Much of my critique of Beamish and McFarlane’s The Sea Among Us is that familiar reviewer’s refrain: they didn’t write the book that I would have. With the luxury of a dozen different writers, I...

Review by Howard Stewart


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Peter O’Reilly: The Rise of a Reluctant Immigrant

  Peter O’Reilly, third son of a landed Anglo-Irish family with estates in County Meath (Ireland) and Lancashire (England), immigrated to Vancouver Island early in 1859. He was thirty-two years of age and had served...

Review by Cole Harris


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National Visions, National Blindness: Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s

Leslie Dawn makes an ambitious contribution to a hotly debated topic of Canadian cultural history – the role of the visual arts in the formation of the image of a modern Canadian nation. The title’s...

Review by Gerta Moray


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Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form (50th anniversary edition)

To anyone who is familiar with Northwest Coast art scholarship, it will come as no surprise that Bill Holm’s Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form was published anew 50 years after it was...

Review by Solen Roth


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‘Call Me Hank’: A Sto:lo Man’s Reflections on Logging, Living, and Growing Old

Old loggers love to tell stories, but few find their way onto paper. We are fortunate indeed, then, that in 1969 linguist Wyn Roberts visited Henry Pennier at his home near Mission and asked the...

Review by Richard Rajala


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Creating Space: My Life and Work in Indigenous Education

There is no such thing as Indigenous education. There is only cross-cultural education containing negotiations between both Indigenous people and the settler societies that colonized them. Understanding the past is essential, but even if we...

Review by Michael Marker


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Indian Families of the Northwest Coast: The Impact of Change

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 12, Winter 1971

Review by Michael Kew


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Indian Rock Carvings of the Pacific North West

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 11, Autumn 1971

Review by Audrey Hawthorn


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The Canadian Indian: A History Since 1500

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 15, Autumn 1972

Review by Robin Fisher


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The Struggle for Survival: Indian Cultures and the Protestant Ethic in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 22, Summer 1974

Review by Jacqueline Gresko


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Indian Petroglyphs of the Pacific Northwest

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 28, Winter 1975

Review by Donald Mitchell


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Indian Healing: Shamanic Ceremonialism in the Pacific Northwest

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 56, Winter 1982  

Review by Wolfgang Jilek


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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


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Indian Education in Canada. Volume 1: The Legacy

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 74, Summer 1987

Review by James Walker


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North American Indian Designs

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 67, Autumn 1985

Review by Judy Hall


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

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 35, Autumn 1977  

Review by Cornelius J. Jaenen


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Early Indian Village Churches: Wooden Frontier Architecture in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 38, Summer 1978  

Review by S.W. Jackman