In celebration of Canada 150, our special issue of 2017 showcases the stories of people and communities who called British Columbia home prior to Canadian Confederation in 1867.
- British Columbia’s early Chinese pioneers and their lasting legacy in defining and transforming Canada.
- Historic clam gardens and how new discoveries are changing long-held beliefs about First Nations people as hunter-gatherers.
- Challenges of travel and communication between British Columbia and the rest of Canada in the mid- to late-1800s — and how the divides of distance and geography were overcome to build a nation.
- The Stó:lō Archives, located on the Coqualeetza site in Chilliwack.
- Reviews of books about Emily Carr, Ootsa Lake, “Warrior Elder” Mazie Baker of the Squamish Nation and more.
For more information, or to subscribe, visit British Columbia History magazine.