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Truth, Reconciliation, and Residential Schools

Prime Minister Harper will read Canada’s apology for residential schooling in the House of Commons tomorrow. The CBC has a number of features associated with Harper’s speech. The National (CBC TV) is broadcasting special productions as part of its nightly newscasts this week. And, the CBC.ca has an extensive online historical package on its website. […]

Union of BC Indian Chiefs’ Digital Collections Project Complete

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs announces the completion of its digital collection of historical resources. The following are found in the collection: Unity: Newsletter published from 1970 to 1971 Nesika: Newsletter published from 1972 to 1977 UBCIC News: Newsletter published form 1977 to 1980 UBCIC Posters: Posters created in the 1970s to present day […]

The Whale Hunt – Stunning Photography and Storytelling

The Whale Hunt presents Jonathan Harris’ experience among Inuipiat Eskimos of Barrow Alaska in stunning photography and a unique, narrative-driven interface. From Harris’ statement: The purpose of this project was threefold: First, to experiment with a new interface for human storytelling. The photographs are presented in a framework that tells the moment-to-moment story of the […]

Royal BC Museum Celebrating BC History with People’s Stories

Next year, 2008, marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of British Columbia. The Crown Colony of BC was created in 1858, uniting the Colony of Vancouver Island (established in 1849) with the mainland. To celebrate, the Royal BC Museum has started the “Free Spirit” Exhibit Project. Leading to a museum exhibit in the spring, […]

Tahltan Life in Northern BC Catches Photojournalist’s Attention

TheTyee.ca reports on the travels of photojournalist Claire Martin and her trip this fall from the blockades at Iskut to Telegraph Creek, British Columbia. The photos are incredible. Sphere: Related Content

From Seattle to the Aleutians by Foot, Raft, Skis

I am thoroughly enjoying reading about the journey Erin and Hig are making up the west coast of North America. Blogging regularly at Journey on the Wild Coast, Erin and Hig are calling attention to environmental issues facing Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. I am fascinated particularly by their observations of British Columbia (and Canada). […]

More Anthropological E-Books for Download

SavageMinds has blogged recently about Google Books and the classics of anthropology that are available for download through Google Books. As I noted on a comment to one of the SavageMinds posts, it appears that Canadians can not download books from Google Books. In my searching around for alternatives, I tried searching Microsoft’s Live Search […]

Vodou 2.0

A free magazine on campus includes this advertizement. The company’s website is under construction.

Another Blogging Anthropologist: Northern Canada, Canoeing Are Central Topics

Cultural anthropologist Ed Labenski has started blogging. Northern Waterways combines Ed’s passions for northern Canadian anthropology, aboriginal rights, resource development, and canoeing. Ed describes his blog this way: This blog is a resource for people interested in northern culture and history … This blog brings together several of my interests: film, anthropology, canoeing, social and […]

BC First Nations and Environmentalism – Germany-based Website

A new website devoted to BC First Nations, historical relations with settler governments, and concerns about the extraction of natural resources has appeared out of Germany and the Institute for the History of Science. Titled ‘First Nations: Land Rights and Environmentalism in British Columbia,’ the website has a sharp focus: This “First Nations” website documents […]