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.
Read these stories and more in this exciting commemorative issue, due to hit retail outlets, our online store and subscribers’ mailboxes in early March:
- 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.