The Power of Place, the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism
Keith Thor Carlson’s book focuses on the relationship between history and identity among the Stó:lÅ people of the Lower Fraser River between 1780 and 1906. He examines specific events and broad trends to demonstrate how...
BC Studies no. 172 Winter 2011-2012 | Page(s) 128-9
The cover of this atlas is engaging . The muted grey, black, and red jacket offers an intriguing bird’s-eye view of Vancouver in 1912, looking west from New Westminster to Stanley Park. The heavy antique...
BC Studies no. 150 Summer 2006 | Page(s) 123-6
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 123, Autumn 1999
BC Studies no. 123 Autumn 1999 | Page(s) 93-4
ALLEN WELLS, who came west from Upper Canada for the gold rush, stayed to farm, establishing Edenbank, one of the earliest and largest farms in the Chilliwack Valley. As new settlers arrived, he encouraged “the...
BC Studies no. 144 Winter 2004-2005 | Page(s) 142-4
Today, many residents of the Lower Mainland know New Westminster only as the site of traffic jams as they wait to get on to the Pattullo, the Queensborough, and Alex Fraser bridges; Highway 401; or...
BC Studies no. 151 Autumn 2006 | Page(s) 112-4
THE MAKAH TRIBE at Neah Bay, Washington State, has become one of the most visible and controversial Indigenous communities in North America due to the media gaze on their efforts to revive traditional whaling in...
BC Studies no. 141 Spring 2004 | Page(s) 118-20
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...