The fall issue of British Columbia History is now available digitially through Zinio and coming soon to subscribers’ mailboxes. The theme is Song and the Unsung and is guest edited by Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat of Princeton, collectors of BC songs.
The lineup includes:
• Packers and Settlers on the Nicola-Princeton Road, by Michael Sasges;
• Reading the Census to Find Indigenous People in BC, by Andrea Lister;
• Life Embodied at Ay Lelum: The Good House of Design, by Aimee Greenaway in conversation with Aunalee Boyd-Good, Sophia Seward-Good and Thea Harris;
• Verses and Songs from the West Kootenay, by Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat;
• A Newly Discovered Song of the Cariboo Gold Rush, by Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat;
• When You Love Something: Connecting with Cantonese Opera; by Winnie L. Cheung in conversation with K. Jane Watt
• Bake Sales, Operas, Sewing Bees: Ladies Aid to the Penticton Hospital, by Ethel Warbinek
• Indigenous Songs of the Northwest Coast: The Ida Halpern fonds, by Genevieve Weber
• Curse of the Aztec Gold: Edward Geake & John Hartley, by Jim Christy
• Canadian Sweetheart: Maillardville’s Lucille Starr, by Maurice Guibord
Plus Time Travels columnist Mark Forsythe heads to Prince George and Jenn Ashton remembers Indigenous veterans.
To order a copy or sign up for a subscription, go to https://www.bchistory.ca/subscribe.