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BC Studies no. 217 Spring 2023

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BC Studies no. 217 Spring 2023

Featuring cover artwork by Christopher Auchter, and articles by Sarah Hunt/Tłaliłila’ogwa, Nicholas Fast, Ian Baird, and Patricia E. Roy. This issue also incluses book reviews and a bibliography of recent publications on BC.

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Ian G. Baird is a professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also the co-editor-in-chief of the Taylor & Francis journal Asian Ethnicity. Born and raised in British Columbia, he currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, and conducts most of his research in Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia. Since 2017, he has also been studying the history of Japanese Canadians, especially on Vancouver Island. His most recent book, Rise of the Brao: Ethnic Minorities in Northeastern Cambodia during Vietnamese Occupation, was published by the University of Wisconsin Press in 2020.

Nick Fast is a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto’s Department of History. His current SSHRC–funded dissertation project analyzes the deindustrialization of the meat-packing industry in Winnipeg during the 1980s. When he is not writing, he is either playing hockey or running with his wife, Jessica.

Sarah Hunt / Tłaliłila’ogwa is a Kwakwaka’wakw activist-scholar whose research focuses on the gendered nature of justice and self-deter-mination via the grounded knowledges of coastal Indigenous people and communities. Sarah is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Political Ecology and assistant professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria.

Patricia E. Roy is professor emeritus of history at the University of Victoria. Although her focus on the Okanagan is new, her interest in Vancouver as a metropolis began with her History Honours Essay at UBC. She likes to think that Margaret Ormsby, who supervised that essay, would be pleased to see an article on the Okanagan