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- DescriptionThe Kwakwaka'wakw, speakers of the Kwak'wala language, lived in rthern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia long before the arrival of n-Aboriginals. This important book, newly back in print, provides a geographic overview of the changing demography and settlement patterns of the Kwakwaka'wakw between 1775 and 1920 and serves as a reference guide to the location and use of Kwakwaka'wakw settlement sites. Robert Galois has utilized a vast quantity of unpublished archival data to show that much changed in the 150 years after contact. This is an invaluable resource tool for anyone investigating documentary sources dealing with Aboriginal peoples in British Columbia and elsewhere.
- Author BiographyRobert Galois is an adjunct professor in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He has worked extensively with Aboriginal groups in British Columbia.
- Author(s)Robert Galois
- PublisherUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Date of Publication15/04/2012
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationVancouver
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Weight721 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine31 mm
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