The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview

By: Robert J. Muckle

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774828734

184 Pages

Since it was first published in 1998, The First Nations of British Columbia has been an essential introduction to the province’s first peoples. Written within an anthropological framework, it familiarizes readers with the history and cultures of First Nations in the province and provides a fundamental understanding of current affairs and concerns. This fully revised third edition includes:

an all new introduction and conclusion

updated information and references

discussions of enduring stereotypes and misperceptions of First Nations

excerpts from important historical documents, including the Canadian government’s Apology for Residential Schools

Concise and accessibly written, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of First Nations in what is now British Columbia.