Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan

2007 – Thompson, Judy

Thompson, J. (2007). Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Gatineau: Canadian Museum of Civilization; Seattle: University of Washington Press. Recording Their...

Interview with Wendy Wickwire

Last month BCHF's Mark Forsythe caught up with Wendy Wickwire, runner up in the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing competition....
Old Silverton 1891–1930.

1985 – Norris, John

Norris, J. (1985). Old Silverton 1891–1930. Silverton, B.C.: Silverton Historical Society. History of Silverton, British Columbia 1891-1930. Illustrated with photos and maps.
Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890.

1984 – Gough, Barry M.

Gough, B. (1984). Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press Gunboat Frontier presents a fresh and different interpretation of...
Stoney Creek Woman : The story of Mary John

1988 – Waite, Peter B.

Waite, P., Larry MacKenzie and Bridget Moran (1988). Stoney Creek Woman : The story of Mary John. Vancouver, B.C.: Tillacum Library. Biography of Mary John, a Native...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...
Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery

1991 – Meggs, Geoff

Meggs, G. (1991). Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas & Mcintyre.  
Plants of the Haida Gwaii

2004 – Turner, Nancy

Turner, 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,...
Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island

1986 – Lillard, Charles

Lillard, C. (1986). Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island. Ganges, BC: Horsdal & Schubart. This groundbreaking work, the first-ever history of Vancouver Island,...
From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War

2014 – Forsythe, Mark and Greg Dickson

Forsyth, M. and Greg Dickson. (2014). From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour...