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The golden grindstone;: The adventures of George M. Mitchell,
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The golden grindstone;: The adventures of George M. Mitchell,

By Graham, Angus

Toronto: J.B. Lippincott Co. Hardcover. B0008565KG Signed and inscribed by George M. Mitchell upon title page. viii, 304 pages. Four black and white maps. Eleven black and white illustrations. "A well written book on an unusual Klondike gold rush adventure. In an uncommon move, Mitchell and his partners approached the Yukon via the Slave and Mackenzie and up the Peel and Wind rivers. He was injured and remained with the Loucheaux (Kutchin) Indians for many months." - G.J. Kim Whale. "Includes descriptions of the country, hunting, the customs and life of the Indians, with notes on scurvy." - Arctic Bibliography. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's baby blue cloth. Minor lean to spine. Name inside front board. Whale 495. AB 6042, Smith 3715. . Fair. 1935. First Edition.

$750.00

Two spirits soar: The art of Allen Sapp : the inspiration of Allan Gonor
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Two spirits soar: The art of Allen Sapp : the inspiration of Allan Gonor

By Kinsella, W. P

Canada: Stoddart. Hardcover. 0773724273 Signed, without inscription, by Allen Sapp upon half-title page. Oblong 9.3" x 12.2". 134 pages. Selected bibliography and filmography. "Celebrates the distinctive talent of the Canadian painter Allen Sapp, a Cree from Saskatchewan, and his relationship with Dr. Allan Gonor, mentor and friend." - dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of many of Sapp's works. Printed upon glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket was taped to boards with clear tape before we removed it to apply a clear archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1990. First Edition.

$69.95

The Northern Ojibwa and the fur trade: An historical and ecological study (Cultures and communities, a series of monographs : native peoples)
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The Northern Ojibwa and the fur trade: An historical and ecological study (Cultures and communities, a series of monographs : native peoples)

By Bishop, Charles A

Canada: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada. Paperback. 0039280543 xx, 379 pages. Bibliography, maps, footnotes, tables, black and white reproductions of photos. "Examines in detail the successive eras of change and adaptation among the Northern Ojibwa through the extensive and critical use of archival materials. Demonstrates that Northern Ojibwa social organization has switched from a clan-totem system at contact to a flexible bilateral one today." - page v. Unmarked with average wear. Binding tight. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1974. First Edition.

$129.95

One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley
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One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley

By Wild, Paula

Canada: Harbour Publishing. Hardcover. 1550173421 Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 288 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A remarkable story of human endurance and of a people's relationship with the raw, physical landscape around them. Starting with the prehistory of the Nuxalk First Nation, Wild documents the arrival and impact of the valley's first white inhabitants, and the rough and ready mix of 'outsiders' who embraced the challenges of living in a remote wilderness area." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A superb copy. . Fine. 2004. First Edition.

$69.95

Tales from the longhouse,
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Tales from the longhouse,

By Columbia, Indian Children of British

Sidney, B.C.: Gray's Pub. Hardcover. 0888260393 111 pages. Map endpapers. Line drawings. "The book was written by children but it is not intended to be read only by children. It is a form of verbal archaeology. It is hoped future students will find here bits of information that will help to build a more complete picture of Indian life on this coast." - Foreword. Topics inlucde: In the Beginning, The Legend of the Flood, The Origin of the Vancouver Island Indians, The Halalt Tribe, Reward Through Peril, The Stone-Heads. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy. ABOUT INDIANS 153, GREEN & SAWYER p.25 . Good. 1973. First Edition.

$69.95

Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School
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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

Kamloops, B.C.: Theytus Books. Paperback. 0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cover. Unmarked with above-average wear. Covers neatly taped to textblock. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. . Fair. 2000. First Edition.

$99.95

Queen Charlotte Islands' Cumshewa Head Trail
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Queen Charlotte Islands' Cumshewa Head Trail

By Karstad, Aleta; Wood, John F.; Wesley, Charles

Vancouver, B.C.: Western Canada Wilderness Committee [WCWC]. Paperback. 1895123003 Illustrated in colour and black and white. Oblong 6 x 9.5 inches. 44 unnumbered pages. Caringly describes the beauty and features of this wonderful natural area in the hope it will be spared from logging. Prior owner's address label atop title page otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative and attractively presented work. . Good. 1990. First Edition.

$79.95

In the Steps of Our Ancestors: Prepared to Accompany an Exhibition of Native North American Footwear
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In the Steps of Our Ancestors: Prepared to Accompany an Exhibition of Native North American Footwear

By Stated, Author Not

Canada: Bata Shoe Museum Foundation / Ontario Crafts Council. Pamphlet. 0921059078 Seven panel two-sided fold-out brochure measuring approximately 9 inches x 5.5 inches when closed. Illustrated with attractive colour photography. Prepared to accompany an exhibition of North American Indian footwear. Reflects the history of the Native peoples's ways of life and beliefs, and climate and geography in which they lived, and the influence of other nations, both Native and European." - Introduction. Undated but appears to be circa 1987. Illustrates and describes samples of footwear used by fishers and carvers, caribou hunters, harvesters, diggers and collectors, buffalo hunters, and farmers/artisans. Unmarked with moderate wear. An attractive and informative item. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$69.95

The True Story of Canada's "War" of Extermination
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The True Story of Canada's "War" of Extermination

By Swanky, Tom

Canada: Dragon Heart Enterprises. Paperback. 1770842144 [ix], 496 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "Investigates the greatest human catastrophe ever on Canadian soil, perhaps 100,000 B.C. natives died from smallpox during 1862/63. Before then, the indigenous peoples were still sovereign in their respective territories. Afterward, British Columbia subjugated and disposessed the depopulated and demoralized native nations through small wars billed as policing and by hanging more than a dozen natives resisting the unconstitutional imposition of British institutions." - back cover. Former library copy with the usual markings and heavy soiling and wear. Binding intact. Not pretty but a worthy reading copy. . Fair. 2012. Second Printing.

$295.00

First Annual Collection KSAN 1978: Original Graphics
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First Annual Collection KSAN 1978: Original Graphics

By Ellis, Bill ( TExt )

Vancouver: Children of the Raven Publishing. Paperback. B0012JRHDQ Oblong 7 inches by 9.5 inches. 40 unnumbered pages. Black and white reproductions of photos of artists and two-colour (black and red) reproductions of the prints of these artists, who include: Ken Mowatt, Neil Sterritt, Walter Harris, Vernon Stephens, Art Sterritt, and Earl Muldoe. "The first of what is hoped will be many annual collections of original graphics of the talented artists of 'Ksan." - Introduction. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$79.95

Collectors Guide to B.C. [British Columbia]  Indian Artifact Sites: Over 160 Locations
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Collectors Guide to B.C. [British Columbia] Indian Artifact Sites: Over 160 Locations

By Lazeo, Laurence A.

New Westminster, BC: Laurence A. Lazeo. Paperback. 36 pages. Black and white maps and diagrams. "Dedicated to the many thousands of professionals and amateur collectors of Indian artifacts who want to enlarge their collections, by surface hunting for artifacts in British Columbia." - Introduction. Each of the twelve chapters present sites in a specific region of the province, accompanied by a brief narrative of each site. Prior owner's name atop title page. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1970. Revised Edition.

$99.95

Time Magazine (Canadian Edition) July 4, 1969 - Cesar Chavez Cover
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Time Magazine (Canadian Edition) July 4, 1969 - Cesar Chavez Cover

By Magazine, Time

Canada: Time Inc. Single Issue Magazine. B000LCT26U 68 pages. Features: Cesar Chavez and The Little Strike That Grew to La Causa - major article; Nice two-page ad for the Mercedes-Benz 280 S; Manitoba - Three weeks to Victory - article with photo of Howard Paulley with the Schreyers; Color photo of smiling Nixon with Trudeau at Terre Des Hommes; Major photo-illustrated article on Native Canadians and the federal government; The Curious Case of Dr. John Knowles; Great photo of "Rural Alabama Negroes at Polls", lined up outside "The Sugar Shack"; JDL / Jewish Defense League article - threat breeds counterthreat; Europe's dreams of unity revive - article with photo of new EU headquarters under construction; France's new cabinet; Rhine River pollution; Latin America - protest and progress; Commando assaults in the mid-east; Interview with General Yakubu Gowan of Nigeria; Legacy of the Warren Supreme Court; Article on the passing of Judy Garland; Measuring earth's motion; Photo of strike scene at San Francisco State; Passing of Willy Ley, Westbrook Pegler, Alene Stern Erlanger and Frank King; Showdown in Trade with Japan; Agnellli intends to acquire Ferrari; The Mobile Millionaire - Arthur Decio, founder of Skyline Corp., of Elkhart, IN; Westbrook Pegler - master of the epithet; The Film Maker as Ascendant Star - article with photos of Stanley Kubrick and Penn, with four pages of color photos of directors at work; Joe Frazier pummels Jerry Quarry; Pole vaulter John Pennel sets new world record; Nature Conservancy of Canada ad shows polluted river; and more. Moderate wear. Bit of writing atop front cover. Minor evidence of address label removal. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1969. Canadian Edition.

$199.95

Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)
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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

Canada: UBC Press. Hardcover. 0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. . Good. 2003. First Edition.

$99.95

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Born to live and die on your colonialist reservations : June 20-September 16, 1995
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Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Born to live and die on your colonialist reservations : June 20-September 16, 1995

By Paul, Lawrence

Vancouver, B.C.: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia. Paperback. 0888653069 89 pages. Bibliography. List of Exhibitions. List of works in this exhibition. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Contents include: Artist's Statement; The Salvation Art of Yuxweluptun; Yuxweluptun and the West Coast Landscape; Yuxweluptun - A Philosophy of History; The Modernist Past of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's Landscape Allegories; Time Line. "I work from the native perspective that all shapes and any elements can be changed to anything to present a totally native philosophy. It allows me to express my feelings freely and show you a different view." - Artist's Statement. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$295.00

Sea-Lake
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Sea-Lake

By Pearson, Anne

Victoria, B.C.: Sea-Lake Editions. Paperback. B004GVYMOY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 120 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Few markings to contents. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this informative southern Vancouver Island local history and valuable genealogical reference. HALE & BARMAN 712. . Fair. 1981. First Edition.

$295.00

Copy of the Robinson Treaty Made in the Year 1850 with the Ojibewa Indians of Lake Superior Conveying Certain Lands to the Crown
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Copy of the Robinson Treaty Made in the Year 1850 with the Ojibewa Indians of Lake Superior Conveying Certain Lands to the Crown

By Robinson, W.B.; Pean-De-Chat, Joseph; Minway, John; al, et

Ottawa: Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada. Pamphlet. B0094XGHU6 Folded 8.5" x 11" sheet. Undated reprint. Appears to be circa 1964. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1964. Reprint.

$49.95

Canadian Art [Magazine] - Fine Arts, Architecture, Graphic Arts, Design: Christmas - New Year 1950-51 [1951], Vol. VIII, No. 2  - Will Ogilvie / Robert Hurley
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Canadian Art [Magazine] - Fine Arts, Architecture, Graphic Arts, Design: Christmas - New Year 1950-51 [1951], Vol. VIII, No. 2 - Will Ogilvie / Robert Hurley

By Bell, Andrew; Hersey, Dick; Buchanan, Donald W.; Bell, Andrew; al, et

Ottawa: Society for Art Publications. Single Issue Magazine. 92 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated primarily in black and white with some colour. Numerous contemporary ads. Features: Washington Views Contemporary Canadian Art; Will Ogilvie - Disciple of Fine Line; New Talent in Illustration - Doug Wright (Nipper), J. Le Flaguais, Duncan Macpherson, Ed McNally; Interview in Montparnasse - the works of Henri Matisse; Sculpture in Trees - a successful innovation by the Sculpturs Society of Canada; Grain Elevators and Wheat Sheaves - the works of Robert Hurley; Can Furniture Be Made of Cardboard?; Behind the Scaffolding - a critical preview of official architecture in Ottawa; An Art Experiment Among Indian Children - Anthony Walsh and his work with the Okanagan Indians of the Inkameep Valley in British Columbia; Coast to Coast in Art; New Books on the Arts; The Art Forum. Unmarked with average external wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$129.95

Treaty No. (Number) 5 (Five) Between Her Majesty The Queen and the Saulteaux and Swampy Cree Tribes of Indians at Beren's River and Norway House with Adhesions
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Treaty No. (Number) 5 (Five) Between Her Majesty The Queen and the Saulteaux and Swampy Cree Tribes of Indians at Beren's River and Norway House with Adhesions

By Morris, Alex.; McKay, James; Nah-Wee-Kee-Sick-Quah-Yash; Kah-Nay-Wah-Kee-Wee-Nin; al, et

Ottawa: Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada. Pamphlet. 22 pages. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Faint label removal patch on first page. A sound copy. . Good. 1969. Reprint.

$69.95

Treaty No. (Number) 3 (Four) Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Saulteaux Tribe of the Ojibbeway Indians at Qu'Appelle at the Northwest Angle on the Lake of the Woods with Adhesions
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Treaty No. (Number) 3 (Four) Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Saulteaux Tribe of the Ojibbeway Indians at Qu'Appelle at the Northwest Angle on the Lake of the Woods with Adhesions

By Morris, Alex.; Provencher, J.A.N.; Dawson, S.J.; Kee-Ta-Kay-Pi-Nais; Kitchi-Gay-Kake; No-Te-Na-Qua-Hung; al, et

Ottawa: Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada. Pamphlet. 11 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1966. Reprint.

$69.95

Copy of the Treaty Made October 31, 1923 Between His Majesty the King and The Chippewa Indians of Christian Island, Georgina Island, and Rama
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Copy of the Treaty Made October 31, 1923 Between His Majesty the King and The Chippewa Indians of Christian Island, Georgina Island, and Rama

By Stewart, Charles (Chas.); Bowman, Beniah; al, et

Ottawa: Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada. Pamphlet. B003OG0AMU 8 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1967. Reprint.

$49.95

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