Awards Finalists for Lieutenant Governor’s Awards announced

Finalists for Lieutenant Governor’s Awards announced

The British Columbia Historical Federation is honoured to announce the finalists for the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards. They appear below in alphabetical order by author. The specific awards will be announced during the awards gala at the BCHF conference taking place this year in Princeton on July 22.

Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

John Adams – Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey (self-published)

Sean Carleton – Lessons in Legitimacy: Colonialism, Capitalism and the Rise of State Schooling in BC (UBC Press)

Robin Fisher – Wilson Duff: Coming back, a life (Harbour Publishing)

Derek Hayes – Incredible Crossings: The History and Art of the Bridges, Tunnels and Inland Ferries that Connect BC (Harbour Publishing)

Satwinder Kaur Bains and Balbir Gurm, eds, – A Social History of South Asians in BC (South Asian Studies Institute, University of the Fraser Valley)

Gaadgas Nora Bellis & Jenny Nelson – So You Girls Remember That: Memories of a Haida Elder (Harbour Publishing)

David Rossiter & Patricia Burke Wood – Unstable Properties: Aboriginal Title and the Claim of BC, (UBC Press)

We recognize and thank the authors and publishers who submitted the 27 candidate publications for this year’s awards for adding to the compendium of historical writing in British Columbia.