Books tagged: Social & Cultural History

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A Guide to B.C. Indian Myth and Legend

By Ralph Maud

Boas, Teit, Hill-Tout, Barbeau, Swanton, Jenness, the luminaries of field research in British Columbia, are discussed here in A Guide to B. C. Indian Myth and Legend, and their work in Indian folklore evaluated. Other scholars, amateurs and Native informants of the past and ... Read more

A Guide to B.C. Indian Myth and Legend e-book

By Ralph Maud

Boas, Teit, Hill-Tout, Barbeau, Swanton, Jenness, the luminaries of field research in British Columbia, are discussed here in A Guide to B. C. Indian Myth and Legend, and their work in Indian folklore evaluated. Other scholars, amateurs and Native informants of the past and ... Read more

Back to the Red Road

By Florence Kaefer & Edward Gamblin

In June 1967, Norway House Indian Residential School of Manitoba closed its doors after a somewhat questionable past. In 1954, when Florence Kaefer was just nineteen, she accepted a job as a teacher at Norway House. Unaware of the difficult conditions the students were enduring, ... Read more

Battlefield House Museum and Park

By John Goddard

Inside Hamilton’s Museums helps to satisfy a growing curiosity about Canada’s steel capital as it evolves into a post-industrial city and cultural destination. In this special excerpt we visit Battlefield House Museum and Park, which commemorates the British victory at the ... Read more

Buried in the Silence

By Connie Sampson

The inquiry into the killing of Leo LaChance left many unanswered questions. Journalist Connie Sampson examines the life and death of LaChance, his brother’s search for truth, and the inquiry that followed his death.

Canada, A Working History

By Jason Russell

A deep exploration of the experience of work in Canada

Canada, A Working History describes the ways in which work has been performed in Canada from the pre-colonial period to the present day. Work is shaped by a wide array of influences, including gender, class, race, ethnicity, ... Read more

Entering Time

By Colin Browne

During the groundbreaking Charles Edenshaw exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2013, poet Colin Browne found himself returning often to study three large argillite platters carved by the Haida master in the late 1800s. Produced several years apart, each depicts an identical ... Read more

Famous for a Time

By Jason Wilson & Richard M. Reid

Famous for a Time celebrates Canadian athletes and sporting history.

The cultural impact of sport on a nation is not slight. Famous for a Time explores a number of important, if not well remembered Canadian athletes and the sports they played to help explain the nation’s complicated ... Read more