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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We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us: Lives and Stories of First Nations People in British Columbia

We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us is an important and long overdue book about contemporary First Nations’ experiences in British Columbia. Using narrative interviews with almost two dozen First Nations peoples, Katherine Palmer...

Review by Sarah Nickel


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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


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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

This is the most important book now available on children and public policy in British Columbia. Its contributions by engaged and thoughtful scholar-advocates should be required reading for all Canadians interested in the welfare of...

Review by Veronica Strong-Boag


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The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Volumes 1-6

A portion of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) mandate laid out in Schedule N to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement [IRSSA] of 2006 said that the Commission was to “Produce and submit to...

Review by J.R. Miller


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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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The Story of the Sechelt Nation

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 91/92, Autumn/Winter 1991/92  

Review by J.V. Powell


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The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet

In The Royal Fjord, Ray Phillips, a long-time resident of the Sunshine Coast, finishes a job his late father started. It is, says Phillips, a book of “many anecdotes [and other stories that] tell some...

Review by Howard Stewart


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Up-Coast: Forests and Industry on British Columbia’s North Coast. 1870-2005

The southern interior of British Columbia is a landscape woven together by stories, from the geological chronicles of glaciers and mountains to the almost mute presences of kekuli pits, abandoned cabins, and weathered fence lines...

Review by Duff Sutherland


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The Woman in the Trees

The southern interior of British Columbia is a landscape woven together by stories, from the geological chronicles of glaciers and mountains to the almost mute presences of kekuli pits, abandoned cabins, and weathered fence lines...

Review by Theresa Kishkan


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I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada’s Native People

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 113, Spring 1997  

Review by Bruce Rigsby


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The Queen’s People: A Study of Hegemony, Coercion and Accommodation among the Okanagan of Canada

PDF – Vibert Review Essay – BC Studies 96, Winter 1992  

Review by Elizabeth Vibert


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Our Tellings: Interior Salish Stories of the Nlha7kapmx People

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

Review by Shirley Sterling


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Terra Pacifica: People and Place in the Northwest States and Western Canada

PDF – Vibert Review Essay – BC Studies 119, Autumn 1998  

Review by Paul W. Hirt


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The Salish People: The Local Contribution of Charles Hill-Tout; Volumes I to IV

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 50, Summer 1981  

Review by Michael Kew


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People in the Way

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 20, Winter 1973/74

Review by Hugh Keenleyside


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The West Coast (Nootka) People

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 62, Summer 1984

Review by Alan McMillan


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The People of the Snow: The Story of Kitimat

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

Review by Brahm Wiesman


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An Iron Hand upon the People: The Law Against the Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 91/92, Autumn/Winter 1991/92  

Review by Hamar Foster


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British Columbia: Its Resources and People

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 79, Autumn 1998  

Review by Trevor Barnes