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Image for Laxmihl; Nisga'a Final Agreement 2002/2003 Annual Report

Laxmihl; Nisga'a Final Agreement 2002/2003 Annual Report

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Goverment of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16983

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book.; Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages; An account of the negotiation and implementation of the Nisga'a Treaty, finalized in 2000. View more info

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Inuvialuit Pitqusiit The Culture Of The Inuvialuit

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Northwest Territories Education: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18094

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, small crease lower back corner.; A tight solid book, illustrated throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 87 pages; This is a book produced for the education system in the Northwest Territories presenting the histories and culture of the aboriginal peoples of the Territories. View more info

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Life, Letters and Speeches

By: (Kahgegagahbowh), George Copway (author); A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff & Donald B. Smith (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12481

ISBN: 0803214707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Editor; Only slight wear; Inscribed by Don Smith on title page, DJ in Mylar ; American Indian Lives; 1.01 x 9.53 x 6.32 Inches; Copway was a Canadian Ojibwe writer born Kahgegagahbowh and among the first Indians to rise to prominence in American culture in the middle 1800s. He preached as a Methodist minister, published a newspaper for Indians, and spoke on Indian rights, temperance, and other issues. This edition of the 1847 original includes scholarly notes. View more info

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The Inuit Hunters of the North

By: Alexander, Bryan & Cherry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19146

ISBN: 0862836123

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Due to the book's size, we won't be able to mail this overseas. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Richly illustrated with colour photos throughout. ; Colour photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 160 pages View more info

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Devil in Deerskins My life with Grey Owl

By: Anahareo

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18486

ISBN: 0887701264

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear, with short tears and chipping. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 190 pages; "Anahareo was a gifted writer, environmentalist, and activist. She was also the wife of Grey Owl, a.k.a. Archie Belaney, the internationally acclaimed English-turned-Indian writer and speaker who dazzled audiences with his stories of life in the wilderness and his posthumous outing as an imposter. Devil in Deerskins is Anahareo’s autobiography up to and including her marriage to Grey Owl. In vivid prose she captures their e... View more info

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Metis Outpost Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18644

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear is evident on card covers.; A bright, solid book. Several appendices give background information about the people of Kelly Lake. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 340 pages; "In the fall of 1923 young Gerry Andrews traveled to the little community of Kelly Lake to be its first school teacher. When he arrived he discovered that there was no school house.... " His students only spoke Cree so he had to learn the language. Kelly Lake was a small Metis community located just south of Dawson Creek on the BC side of the BC/Alberta border. This enterprising ... View more info

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Mungo Martin; Man of Two Cultures

By: B.C. Indian Arts Society

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16840

ISBN: 0888260954

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to card covers, gift notation on front fly leaf ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 45 pages; Mungo Martin 1879-1962 was born in Fort Rupert on the north end of Vancouver Island. "As a boy Martin had been apprenticed as a carver to a paternal uncle, but it was Martin's stepfather Charlie James, a famous Northwestern artist, who was his principle influence in honing a natural talent. Martin went on to become one of the first traditional artists to deal with many types of Northwest Coast sculptural and painting styles. He carved his fi... View more info

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Alaska Beckons

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers/ Macmillan Company of Canada: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15807

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Beige cloth covered soil show light soil, top fore corners a little bumped, some pencil notations, short tear base of spine. ; Black native designs and red titles front and spine. Decorative endpapers, B&W illustrations throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1.20 inches; 343 pages; "It is with the Alaska of old, that once beckoned the eastern Siberians to its wild shores and on its devious highways, that this book chiefly deals."--Preface. View more info

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Basketry & Cordage from Hesquiat Harbour, British Columbia

By: Bernick, Kathryn N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16731

ISBN: 0771895259

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.49 X 5.47 X 0.72 inches; 152 pages; This volume documents an archaeological collection of plant-fibre artefacts from Hesquiat Harbour, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It covers technological characteristics which highlight the skill and artistic accomplishments of the 19th-century Nuu-chah-nulth people. View more info

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Heart of an Indian: A gripping story based upon a great American truth

By: Callahan, Robert E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, F. H. Hitchcock: 1927

Edition: Autograph edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18508

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Black cloth covered boards show very light shelf wear.; Signed by Author with a publisher's statement that this is part of an Autograph edition. Tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages; The author takes the American powers that be to task for allowing native American culture to die out, languages to disappear. This novel is written as a morality tale that is just as true today as back, when it was written, in 1927. View more info

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I am Stó:lo! Katherine explores her heritage

By: Carlson, Keith Thor with Albert 'Sonny' McHalsie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, B.C. Ministry of Education: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17594

ISBN: 0968157718

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Wear to extremities of glossy paper covered boards, corners a little bumped ; A tight solid book. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 106 pages; "The Chiefs and Elders of the Stò:lo Nation have identified educational initiatives designed to promote increased awareness of Stò:lo cultural traditions as an essential aspect of rebuilding healthy communities." It is designed for students and teachers at the 4th grade level. View more info

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This is Haida

By: Carter, Anthony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18254

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear and scuffing with tears, light chipping, tears mid spine. Some sun fading of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Only 2 titles showing on list on the front flap. ; Indian Heritage Series #2; Colour photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 139 pages; This self published volume is a photo essay honouring the native peoples of the Queen Charlotte Islands (now known as Haida Gwaii). Carter has provided the text and photographs View more info

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Snowshoeing for Everyone

By: Carter, Anthony Lawrence

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17137

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear and scuffing to white card covers ; Stapled wraps are bright and solid ; Indian heritage wilderness series; B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 44 pages; Carter is largely known for his Indian Heritage Series hardcovers about British Columbia native bands. This small guide was published later and was touted to be the first of a followup series - 'Indian heritage wilderness series'. It is a scarce book, showing only 2 in libraries according to OCLC. This brief volume details various styles of snowshoes and how they would be used. View more info

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Aboriginal Title In British Columbia

By: Cassidy, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17885

ISBN: 0886451388

Condition: Very Good+


A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and bright. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 330 pages; "The legal case 'Delgamuukw V. the Queen' represents a significant moment in the history of British Columbia. The case is about aboriginal title in the province, specifically the claim of the Gitskan and the Wet'suwet'en people to ownership and jurisdiction over their traditional territories. " View more info

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Captured Heritage; the Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

By: Cole, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14486

ISBN: 0888944608

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Missing FFEP, some fading of DJ spine, top fore corner bumped, light edge wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 373 pages; "The heyday of anthropological collecting on the Northwest Coast took place between 1875 and the Great Depression. The scramble for skulls and skeletons, poles, canoes, baskets, feast bowls, and masks went on until it seemed that almost everything not nailed down or hidden was gone. The period of most intense collecting on the coast coincided with the growth of anthropological museums, which reflected the realization that time was running out a... View more info

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Tales from the Totems of the Hidery Volume II

By: Collected by James Deans & Oscar Lovell Triggs editor

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, International Folk-Lore Association: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 19426

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Navy blue cloth covered boards show some shelf wear, with bumping of extremities evident. Previous owners names stamped in ink on back of BFEP and back pastedown. Pages somewhat tanned ; This is a numbered, limited edition printing of 600 copies, of which this is number 52. A tight solid book, hinges intact. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Gilt titles on spine only. A scarce volume. ; Archives of the International Folk-Lore Association; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 96 pages; "A compilation of tales gathered by a longtime resident among the Haida, a... View more info

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Native Leaders of Canada

By: Daigneault, Denis L. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, New Federation House: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16787

ISBN: 096892154X

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers. ; A bright, solid book, promotional publisher broadside laid in. Heavy glossy paper stock. ; B&W and Colour photographs; 113 pages; A collection of historical essays on Canadian aboriginal notables. Chapters on Piapot (1816-1908); Crowfoot (1830-1890); Poundmaker (1842-1886); Louis Riel (1844-1885); E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913); Tommy Prince (1915-1977); Frank Calder (1915-2006); Bill Reid (1020-1998); George Manuel (1921-1989); Donald Marshall Sr. (1925-1991); Max Gros-Louis (1931-); Alanis Obamsawim (1931-); Andrew Delisle (1932-); Bertha Allen (... View more info

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Little Pine and Lucky Man: A History 1866-1885

By: Dodson, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Self Published: 2003

Seller ID: 15037

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to card covers, small soiling on lower front cover. ; Includes end notes and extensive bibliography. A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages; "The Cypress Hills, located in southwest Saskatchewan, have been home to many different First Nations throughout history including the Assiniboine, the Blackfoot and the Plains Cree. In the 1860's, with the decline of the buffalo, the Cypress Hills, which still contained buffalo herds, became more important than ever to the Plains Cree... When the negotiations for Treaty 6 began at For... View more info

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The Road to Nunavut ; The Progress of the Eastern Arctic Inuit since the Second World War

By: Duffy, R. Quinn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingston ON, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15557

ISBN: 0773506195

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket chipped & scuffed with some creasing ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 9.32 X 6.40 X 1.09 inches; 308 pages; "In The Road to Nunavut, R. Quinn Duffy analyses federal government policy on the social and economic growth of the Inuit. Duffy describes the economic, social, and political changes in the Eastern Arctic and provides the historical background to the current debate on Inuit land claims and political subdivision of the Northwest Territory. Gradually, and somewhat reluctantly, the Canadian government assumed the role of guardian of the Inuit and became involved in thei... View more info

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Early Cultures of Nova Scotia 1. A. Preliminary Prehistory

By: Erskine, J. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, NS, The Nova Scotia Museum: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19106

Condition: Very Good+


Green card covers show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. Stapled wraps ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 7 pages; Previously published in the Journal of Education, May-June 1969. "This is the first of a series of articles by Mr. Erskine on successive Indian cultures in Nova Scotia. Mr. Erskine, a curatorial Associate with the Nova Scotia Museum, is President of the Nova Scotia Archaeological Society." View more info