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Kanaka: The Untold Story of Hawaiian Pioneers in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest by  Tom Koppel - Paperback - Second Printing - 1995 - from Black Sheep Books (IOBA) and

Kanaka: The Untold Story of Hawaiian Pioneers in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Koppel, Tom

Condition: New/-

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Whitecap Books Ltd., 1995 The story of the Hawaiian migration in the 1880s to the coasts of British Columbia and Washington State. An extraordinary migration of the Kanaka, the Hawaiian word for "human beings", that has long been overlooked. The author chronicles the lives of the brave and hardy Kanakas and their off-spring through archival records, personal letters, photographs and interviews the decendents of the original settlers. Soft cover with a pictorial front and titling on the spine in black and blue, SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page, black and white photographs and illustrations interspersed throughout. 152 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Second Printing. Trade Paperback. New/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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