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

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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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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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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He Moved A Mountain The Life of Frank Calder and the Nisga'a Land Claims Accord

By: Harper, Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Ronsdale Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16678

ISBN: 1553802276

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.63 inches; 201 pages; "Dr. Frank Arthur Calder of BC's Nisga'a First Nation was the first aboriginal person to be elected to any Canadian governing body. For twenty-six years he served as an MLA in the legislature of British Columbia. He was the driving force behind Canada's decision to grant recognition of aboriginal land title to First Nations people throughout the country. He accomplished this goal by guiding the controversial request through a series of court cases, finally to the Supreme Court... View more info

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Prospering Together The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: Kunin, Roslyn, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Laurier Institution: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16198

ISBN: 0968234313

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight edge wear and corner curl of card covers. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 208 pages; "This updated, fully indexed edition contains a new chapter that captures the developments in the B.C. treaty process since the original publication in 1998, including an analysis of the ground-breaking Nisga'a Final Agreement and new approaches to the treaty process. The book also examines the effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy... written in plain language, looks at the many important economic... View more info

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A Northwest Coast Indian Colouring Book Vol. 1, Prints

By: Mintz, G. A. (Bud)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Potlatch Arts Ltd. Publication: 1985

Seller ID: 18337

ISBN: 0969204302

Condition: Very Good-


Creasing of black & red card covers, sticker residue top fore corner of front cover. ; Interior of book unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pages; "49 illustrations rendered for coloring from original designs inspired by the art styles of five different Northwestern Coast Indian groups - Salish, Kwa-gulth, West Coast (Nootka), Northern and Ksan." View more info

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Sea Otter Chiefs

By: Robinson, Michael P. & Brent Hoy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Friendly Cove Press: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18282

Condition: Very Good-


Signed by Author; Card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling, creasing and small corner bumps. A number of pages at back of book show creasing to corner, pages lightly tanned ; A tight solid book. Bibliography at back of book. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 90 pages; Copy 394 of 500 total limited signed editions. The chiefs studied here ae Chief Cuneah of the Kiusta village group (Haida), Chief Maquinna of the Tahsis-Yuquot village group (Tsimshiaan) and Chief Legaik of the Kispakloats village group (Nootka). View more info