Island Fun, hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Island Fun is one of the readers in the Queen Charlotte Islands Reading series developed in 1985 as part of a curriculum meant to supplement and enhance the regular classroom course of study in British Columbia. The grade 1 to 3 readers and teacher's guide were created to provide culturally relevant materials to improve basic language arts skills for First Nations students along the Northwest Coast. The main character in Island Fun is a Haida boy named Willie who introduces readers to his everyday life in his community.

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Forest, The, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher The Forest is one of the readers in the Queen Charlotte Islands Reading series developed in 1985 as part of a curriculum meant to supplement and enhance the regular classroom course of study in British Columbia. The grade 1 to 3 readers and teacher's guide were created to provide culturally relevant materials to improve basic language arts skills for First Nations students along the Northwest Coast.

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Colours of the Island UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Colours of the Island is one of the readers in the Queen Charlotte Islands Reading series developed in 1985 as part of a curriculum meant to supplement and enhance the regular classroom course of study in British Columbia. The grade 1 to 3 readers and teacher's guide were created to provide culturally relevant materials to improve basic language arts skills for First Nations students along the Northwest Coast. This counting book features 10 colours found in nature along the seashore of Ninstints, the Haida village.

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Birds of the Islands, hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Birds of the Islands is one of the readers in the Queen Charlotte Islands Reading series developed in 1985 as part of a curriculum meant to supplement and enhance the regular classroom course of study in British Columbia. The grade 1 to 3 readers and teacher's guide were created to provide culturally relevant materials to improve basic language arts skills for First Nations students along the Northwest Coast. In this title the student is introduced to the various birds that inhabit the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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Queen Charlotte Islands Reading Series: A Teacher's Guide, The OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. The Queen Charlotte Islands Reading Series: A Teacher's Guide was developed in 1985 as part of a curriculum meant to supplement and enhance the regular classroom course of study in British Columbia. The grade 1 to 3 readers and teacher's guide were created to provide culturally relevant materials to improve basic language arts skills for Native students along the Northwest Coast.

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Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form, paper ed

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The masterworks of Northwest Coast Indians are admired today as among the great achievements of the world's artisans. The painted and carved wooden screens, chests and boxes for storage and cooking, dishes, rattles, crest hats, and other ceremonial objects reveal a rare artistic virtuosity and document the unique involvement of these craftsmen with their environment.

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Looking at Totem Poles, paper ed

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Looking at Totem Poles is a companion title to Stewart's Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast. The author provides basic information about the Northwest Coast Cultural Region, an historical overview of totem poles, and a brief description of carving and raising poles. The second part of the book describes the figures and crests carved on totem poles as well as ceremonial and everyday objects. The final section describes in one-page essays the various totem poles found on the land in southern British Columbia, Vancouver Island, northern BC, and Alaska.

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Bill Reid and Beyond: Expanding on Modern Native Art, hardcover ed OUT OF STOCK

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Bill Reid and Beyond: Expanding on Modern Native Art originated in a symposium, The Legacy of Bill Reid: A Critical Inquiry, organized by the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology in 1999. The book includes twenty essays and commentary about the significance of Haida artist Bill Reid (1920-1998). Each contributor brings a distinct perspective to the understanding of Bill Reid's life and artistic career. Essays include critical evaluations from anthropologists, art curators, museum directors, artists, colleagues, and politicians.

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Black Canoe: Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii, The, paper ed

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The Spirit of Haida Gwaii is a black bronze canoe, 6 metres long and filled to overflowing with the creatures of Haida worldview. Its passengers include the Raven, the Eagle, the Grizzly and his human wife, the Mouse Woman and the Dogfish Woman, among others. Amidships stands a human being, wrapped in the stylized skin of the Seawolf, holding in his hand a smaller sculpture: a staff on which the story of creation, in Haida terms, is told. Of Haida and white parentage, Canadian artist Bill Reid has spent his life resurrecting the indigenous Northwest Coast tradition in the visual arts.

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