Historical Writing Competition 2004 – Turner, Nancy

2004 – Turner, Nancy

Plants of the Haida GwaiiTurner, N. (2004). Plants of the Haida Gwaii. Winlaw, B.C.: Sono Nis Press.

Plants of Haida Gwaii, written with the cooperation and collaboration of the Haida, is a detailed and insightful record of the uses and importance to the Haida of over 150 species of native plants. Moreover, it explains the knowledge and understanding that enabled the Haida to use the resources of their islands, sustainably from one generation to the next for thousands of years. Beautifully illustrated with over 200 colour and black & white photographs and illustrations, this book is at once beautiful and informative, captivating and thought provoking.