Book Reviews


  • Book Reviews



  • Handmade Forests: The Treeplanter's Experience by Helene Cyr

-Reviewed by Briony Penn (pgs: 111-2)

  • The Ecological Indian: Myth and History by Shepard Krech III

-Reviewed by Theodore Binnema (pgs: 113-4)

  • At a Crossroads: Archaeology and First Peoples in Canada by Thomas D. Andrews, George P. Nicholas

-Reviewed by Quentin Mackie (pgs: 114-6)

  • Glyphs and Gallows: The Rock Art of Clo-oose and the Wreck of the John Bright by Peter Johnson

-Reviewed by Chris Arnett (pgs: 117-8)

  • Potlatch at Gitsegukla: William Beynon's 1945 Field Notebooks by Margaret Seguin Anderson, Marjorie Halpin
  • Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology by Ralph Maud

-Reviewed by Regna Darnell (pgs: 118-21)

  • Sun Dogs and Eagle Down: The Indian Paintings of Bill Holm by Lloyd J. Averill, Steven C. Brown

-Reviewed by Aaron Glass (pgs: 122-4)

  • Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision by Marie Battiste

-Reviewed by Jeanette Villeneuve (pgs: 125- 6)

  • The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence: Introduced Disease and Population Decline among Northwest Coast Indians, 1774- 1874 by Robert Boyd

-Reviewed by Robert Galois (pgs: 127-9)

  • Boys in the Pits: Child Labour in Coal Mines by Robert McIntosh

-Reviewed by John Belshaw (pgs: 130-1)

  • City of Glass: Douglas Coupland's Vancouver by Douglas Coupland

-Reviewed by Graeme Wynn (pgs: 132-3)

  • Encyclopedia of British Columbia by Daniel Francis

-Reviewed by Cole Harris (pgs: 134-5)

  • The Paulo Freire Reader by Ana Maria Araujo Freire, Donaldo Macedo

-Reviewed by Shauna Butterwick (pgs: 135 -7)




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