A Traveller's History of Canada
HISTORY, 2010, PAPERBACK, 220 PAGES
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
The Island Within
EXPLORATION, 1996, PAPERBACK, 284 PAGES
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, focusing on geology, marine life, wildlife, habitats and Koyukon heritage. Much in the tradition of Barry Lopez, the author focuses on the relationship between people and the land.
The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia
HISTORY, 2007, PAPERBACK, 450 PAGES
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the many cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast
ART & ARCHITECTURE, 1979, PAPERBACK, 111 PAGES
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs in the carvings, weavings, and masks that characterize the rich art of the area.
Victoria, Vancouver Island Map
A folded map of Victoria, Vancouver Island, at a nice scale of 1:25,000.
Myths and Legend's of the Pacific Northwest
LITERATURE, 1997, PAPERBACK, 204 PAGES
Presented here with 52 photographs, these traditional stories, first collected in 1910, reveal myths and traditions of creation, alongside noted geographical features of the territory.