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2 edition of Gulf Islanders. British Columbia History. found in the catalog.

Gulf Islanders. British Columbia History.

British Columbia. Provincial Archives.

Gulf Islanders. British Columbia History.

by British Columbia. Provincial Archives.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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SeriesBritish Columbia Provincial Archives Sound Heritage Series -- 04
ContributionsReimer, D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21826815M

The island's history is a microcosm of British Columbia history, a long period of aboriginal habitation followed by a frontier society of loggers, fishermen, farmers, and even some miners. Salt Spring is part of the traditional territory of the Saanich, Cowichan, and Chemainus First Nations, and aboriginal use of the island dates back at least. Longlisted for the Victoria Butler Book Prize The southern Gulf Islands between Nanaimo and Victoria are among British Columbia's greatest scenic treasures, projecting an appeal so powerful as to make nesomanes (island lovers) of the most unromantic souls. Ranging in size from Saltspring (pop. 12,) to unoccupied D'arcy, they first began to attract European settlers in and have.

BC Historical Books combines the traditional tools of bibliography with the new tools of the digital world to transform our understanding of, and insight into, the history and life of British Columbia.. Bibliography is the science of describing published works, and the bibliography of British Columbia is located in traditional printed bibliographies. World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter.

Stressed Vancouverites love escaping into the restorative arms of these laid-back islands, strung like a shimmering necklace between the mainland and Vancouver Island. Formerly colonized by hippies and US draft dodgers, Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne, Saturna, and North and South Pender deliver on. Many thanks for posting your pictures, in particular those of the Gulf Islands. (There is quite a lot of discussion on the BC forums about Vancouver Island, which allows considerable opportunity for prospective visitors to do their is, however, much less discussion about the Gulf Islands and you have really captured how rural some of them are.).


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