Exhibition, Film, and New Media Review
Though many will recognize Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers for her remarkable body of short and documentary films (Bloodland , A Red Girl’s Reasoning , Bihttoš , cəsnaʔəm, the city before the city ), The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019)...
BC Studies no. 205 Spring 2020 | Page(s) 109-110
In recent years, local opposition to the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline in BC has confounded the plans of oil investors and federal officials alike. The government of Alberta has declared its right to...
BC Studies no. 207 Autumn 2020 | Page(s) 140-141
John Moore is a BC-based free-lance journalist and author. Original versions of the sixteen essays that make up this volume have appeared in a variety of newspapers and periodicals over several decades. Some have won...
BC Studies no. 207 Autumn 2020 | Page(s) 141-142
Tamara Starblanket is a Nehiyaw (Cree) legal scholar from Ahthakakoop First Nation and is currently the Dean of Academics at the Native Education College in Vancouver, which is located on the traditional territories of the...
BC Studies no. 204 Winter 2019/20 | Page(s) 214-216
Liminal spaces make places. This is the central theme of Jean Walton’s book, Mudflat Dreaming, an unconventional work of literary nonfiction that weaves together memoir, film studies, and Vancouver history in the 1970s, a pivotal...
BC Studies no. 202 Summer 2019 | Page(s) 190-192
Anyone with even the most superficial knowledge of eugenics, racism, the ‘domestication’ of women, and the history of the 20th century will know why pronatalism might ring the wrong bells. And this is setting aside...
BC Studies no. 198 Summer 2018 | Page(s) 194-6
I grew up ten minutes away from Eslha7án, the Mission Indian Reserve, in what is today known as North Vancouver, which is part of the territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw or Squamish Nation. Yet I...
BC Studies no. 196 Winter 2017-2018 | Page(s) 156-158
Picturing Transformation: Nexw Áyantsut is the collaborative effort of a prize-winning photographer (Nancy Bleck), a writer (Katherine Dodds), and a Squamish Nation chief (Bill Williams). The 175-page coffee-table book documents the story of how a...
BC Studies no. 186 Summer 2015 | Page(s) 155-56
For over a century, the Coast Mountains have drawn British Columbians, through both gaze and gait, to embrace the rugged peaks for which they are known. And, from the exploratory expeditions of the Mundays in...
BC Studies no. 179 Autumn 2013 | Page(s) 240-241
As co-editors of BC Studies, Richard Mackie and Graeme Wynn surveyed all the essays published in the journal since it first appeared in 1968 before deciding to focus on what they concluded were two dominant...
BC Studies no. 180 Winter 2013-2014 | Page(s) 165-167
In the summer of 1968, my grandmother would sometimes take my young aunt and uncle to the northern bank of the outflow of the Fraser River to dig for “Indian treasure” at the Marpole Midden....
BC Studies no. 174 Summer 2012 | Page(s) 125-7
Jean Barman brings clarity to a long misunderstood part of the early history of Vancouver and British Columbia. Building upon earlier re-search on Stanley Park by William C. McKee (Urban History Review 3 ), Robert...