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The Sea Wolves: Living Wild in the Great Bear Rainforest

by Ian; Read, Nicholas McAllister

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2010-10
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9781554692064
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This depicts the day=to-day lives of the wolves that inhabit the Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia. Small than the gray wolves that live on the other side of the Coast Mountains, these highly social and fiercely intelligent creatures can swim like otters, fish like bears and have enjoyed a unique relationship with… Read more
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Godships

by Oliver R Howard

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Published
1984
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ISBN
9780919920071
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is the story of the author's experiences as both a United Church minister and a mariner serving the community of coastal British Columbia. 240 pages, sources.
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Saaban: The Tsimshian and Europeans Meet

by Dorothy Brown [Gitkxaata]

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Condition: clean copy. Content: Third in the Tsimshian Language Series, 'Teachings of our Grandfathers' a project of the First Nations Advisory Council of School District #52, Prince Rupert, BC. Bi-lingual edition, Tsimshian and English, parallel texts. 24 pages, illustrated.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author traces from the mid-1970's how the Haida rallied with environmentalists to end the aggressive logging of their old-growth forests, and to reassert their title and rights to their home land. 318 pages, notes, selected bibliography, index.
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KISKATINAW SONGS

by Susan Musgrave

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Published
1977
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Good
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9780919992009
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is copy 184, signed by the authors and illustrator on the last page. A collection of 48 poems with a northwest west coast theme. 126 pages.
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Apples Under the Bed

by Joan Coldwell (Editor)

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Published
2007
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Good
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9780973688245
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Take an assortment of writers - poets, novelists, playwrights - add a handful of artists - painters, print-makers, and architect - and put the questions "How or when did you learn to cook?' The result? A tempting cookbook, with intriguing glimpses into the lives of creative people. 264 pages, index of recipes.
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Pioneer Parish - the Story of St. Peter's Quamichan

by David Ricardo Williams

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Published
1991
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Good
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9781550561067
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Condition: clean copy, inscription by author on title page. Content: This is the account of the origins and mission of an Anglican parish found in 1866 in the Cowichan Valley of which the present city of Duncan is now the centre, on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. 92 pages, index.
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Mayne Island:

by V A Lindholm

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2005
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Features over 200 photographs; easy-to-read map; where to stay, shop, eat and explore; points of interest; how to get around; list of major island events and activities; where to se plants and wildlife. 112 pages, index, notes.
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Liquid Gold: Energy Privatization in British Columbia

by John Calvert

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2008-04
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9781552662441
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Content: clean copy. Content: The author shows how the provincial government is supplanting BC's successful public system, BC Hydro, with a deregulated private sector model that will enrich private power developers and undermine BC's renewable energy future, the government is needlessly exposing ratepayers to the risks of the volatile US energy marked. Over time, the author argues, the new policies will… Read more
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The customs and legends of the Thlinget Indians of Alaska

by Oliver Maxson. Salisbury

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Published
1962
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Good
ISBN
9780517135501
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket protected by plastic cover. Content: The author and his wife, Alms, were school principal, school teacher, store supervisor, bookkeeper and father and mother in general ito the community. This was in the mid-1920'sand presented a unique opportunity to observe, by living with, a culture in transition. He listened to and retells the old legends that had… Read more
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A Haida Potlatch

by Ulli Steltzer

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Published
1984
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ISBN
9780888944382
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The Haida artist Robert Davidson hosted a potlatch, or ritualized feast, and invited the elders of his village to use this occasion to bestow Haida names on the younger generation. Over 400 people attended the two nights of feasting, dancing, speech-making, and name giving that. Davidson ask Ulli Steltzer, a long-time friend, to photograph the event. Later… Read more
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Condition: clean copy, sentiment and author's signature on the title page. Content: The historical account of the life and times of Captain McNeill, a long-stranding captain in the pioneering days of the fur trade in coastal BC. He was the captain of the Honourable Hudson's Bay steamer ship the S S Beaver. Born in Boston in 1803, by the time… Read more
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Slashburner:Hot Times in the British Columbia Woods

by Nick Raeside

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Published
2020
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Good
ISBN
9781550170898
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this memoir, the author recounts many hilarious anecdotes from his career in the woods buint the 1970's, 80's, and 90's, when he and his slashburing crews rampaged throughout southeastern BC armed with drip torches, chainsaws and explosives. They lit fires. They put some of them out. They survived rocks likes, animal encounters and flare fights. 228 pages
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Distant Dominion:

by Barry M Gough

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Published
1980
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Good
ISBN
9780774801133
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition and protected by plastic cover. This book is the first comprehensive survey to examine Britain's motives for expeditions to this distant frontiers of British maritime development. It is also the first to draw the history of the coast into the general realm of pacific history, relating its development to events in Europe,… Read more
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Life In the Country

by Bruce Hutchison

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Published
1988
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Good
ISBN
9780888946201
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 'This evocative chronicle is the love story of how Bruce Hutchison tended a tiny fragment of the Canadian earth for more than threescore years. A richly rewarding harvest of the imagination, it distills a great writer's response to the turning seasons, both of the land and of his mind' … Read more
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John Muir West Coast Pioneer

by Daryl Ashby

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December 1, 2005
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9781553800279
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Condition: New. Content: This tells the life story of John Muir, who came to Vancouver Island in the late 1840's from Scotland to work as 'consignee' labourers for the Hudson's Bay Company. The author draws on the Muir family diaries, recounting the family's voyage from Scotland, their search for coal at Fort Rupert and Nanaimo, and their challenge to the Bay… Read more
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Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral

by J. David Cox

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Published
2015
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ISBN
9780994014504
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Condition: clean copy, some wear. Content: With no skills and very limited knowledge, the authors build a life in the middle of nowhere by reading how-to-book and doing things the hard way.In this lighthearted memoir they face the challenges of constructing their own home, providing their own water and electricity, and learning to live with wildlife, including their few but eccentric… Read more
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Return To The River

by Roderick L Haig-Brown

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Published
1982
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ISBN
9780002168366
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book captures the whole sweep of the chinook salmon migration in every significant detail: the departure seaward of the millions of small fry in the spring of the second year, the saltwater life of the free-swimming schools in the deeps, and the later return of the survivors - sixty and eighty-pounders that leap against every obstacle,… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: "Wilderness Mother" is the gutsy, terse, no-nonsense account of a young woman's devotion to a hermit husband, two small children, and an uncompromising wilderness. Her motherhood spent in a remote and spartan cabin results in two splendid youngsters deeply attuned to nature. The bittersweet ending speaks of human courage, frailty, and corporate greed. -Anne… Read more
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Finlay's River

by R. M. Patterson

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Published
1968
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Condition: clean copy, inscription by author on title page. Content: The author describes the Finlay River from its source high in the Stikine Mountains of northern British Columbia and tells the history of the Indians and white men of the area from the earliest times. 316 pages, bibliography.
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