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  • Zhonghua da di tu 

    Tong, Shiheng (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1922)
    Map of China. Text in Chinese.
  • Images and reality of First Nation women 

    Moore, Jacky (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-20)
    The turn of the twentieth century was a time when it was believed Aboriginal population numbers were rapidly declining. As the prevailing belief in the demise of these people persisted, a belief that continued into the ...
  • Individual and collective relationships with British Columbia's coastal landscape in Roderick Haig-Brown's "On the Highest Hill" 

    Southern, Chelsea (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-19)
    My presentation is on individual and collective relationships with BC’s coastal landscape in Roderick Haig-Brown’s novel, "On the Highest Hill". Using the main character, Colin Ensley, I consider how individualism and ...
  • Implementing Arthur Manuel's vision: Unsettling B.C. and Canada 

    Manuel, Ska-Hiish; Diabo, Russell; Schabus, Nicole; Mandell, Louise (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-15)
    The theme for the 2017 BC Studies conference, "(Un)Settling British Columbia" was influenced by the work of Arthur Manuel and his book "Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-up Call" (2015, written with Grand Chief Ron ...
  • The politics of Aboriginal title in British Columbia: from the Referendum to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

    Rossiter, David; Burke Wood, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-04)
    Over the course of the last decade and a half, we have interrogated key intersections of the political economy of natural resource development and ongoing geographic strategies of colonialism in BC. Studying Gordon Campbell’s ...
  • UnSettling downtowns 

    Williams, Alanna; Vaugeois, Nicole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05)
    Presentation of VIU's cultural mapping project, with the focus on Downtown Nanaimo,BC.
  • Floata 2 

    Floata (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-13)
    Menu, program, and tickets for the "Celebrate Vancouver Chinatown's Heritage" event from Floata restaurant in Vancouver, BC. This event was held on May 13, 2017.
  • Floata 1 

    Floata (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-04-08)
    Menu and placemat for the "Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC's annual general meeting" from Floata restaurant in Vancouver, BC. This event was held on April 8, 2017.
  • Nellie Yip Quong 

    Lim, Imogene (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-13)
    Imogene Lim's remarks about Nellie Yip Quong and the invitations for Vancouver's Chinatown Heritage Celebration, held on May 13, 2017.
  • BC's international education strategy: implications for public post-secondary education 

    Wylie, Peter; Campbell, Shaun (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-06)
    How many international students in our public universities and colleges in BC are optimal? It is obviously more than 0%, but less than 100%. In Australia, international students make up about 25% of total post-secondary ...
  • The residents of the Victoria Gaol, 1864-1890 

    Inwood, Kris (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05)
    A presentation file accompanying discussion of a preliminary research investigation into the Victoria BC Gaol Admissions Register (BC Archives, Series GR-308, volumes 7-11).
  • Unsettling the Settlement Act: Land conflict in the past and present on Vancouver Island 

    Black, Kelly (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-05)
    In 1883 the provincial government attempted to bring an end to speculation and debate about the transcontinental railway on Vancouver Island. Through the introduction of the Settlement Act the government intended to settle ...
  • A provincial digital library for BC: An unsettling proposition 

    BC PDL Steering Committee (2017-05-15)
    Collective understandings of who we are in British Columbia are constructed through public dialogue that increasingly occurs virtually, and with greater rapidity than ever before. A provincial digital library for BC is ...
  • North by Northwest interview 

    Lim, Imogene (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-06)
    Excerpt from "North by Northwest" radio show on CBC Radio, which originally aired May 6, 2017. Imogene Lim talks about the Cumberland Chinatown walk. Visitors and residents will get a better sense of the rich history of ...
  • Unsettling an image: Behind the BC Studies conference poster 

    Black, Kelly (BC Studies, 2017-02-02)
    Blog post exploring the use of the image "The picture of the King" from the Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives collection for the 2017 BC Studies conference poster. Conference date: May 4 - 6, 2017. Location: ...
  • BC Studies 2017 conference poster 

    BC Studies (BC Studies, 2016)
    Poster for (Un)setting British Columbia - BC Studies 2017 conference. Conference date: May 4 - 6, 2017. Location: Vancouver Island University, Snuneymuxw First Nation Territory / Nanaimo, B.C.
  • BC Studies 2017: Call for proposals 

    BC Studies (BC Studies, 2016)
    Call for proposals for (Un)settling British Columbia - 2017 BC Studies Conference. Conference date: May 4 - 6, 2017. Location: Vancouver Island University, Snuneymuxw First Nation Territory / Nanaimo, B.C.
  • Backgrounder: The Pre-Confederation Treaties of Vancouver Island and Decision-making 

    Unknown author (Vancouver Island University, 2012-05)
    What are the practical implications of White & Bob and Morris for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Treaty First Nations and the Province of BC? What role exists for “Douglas Treaty” First Nation laws in regulating the ...
  • Backgrounder: The Pre-Confederation Treaties of Vancouver Island - Charting a New Course for Treaty Implementation 

    Unknown author (Vancouver Island University, 2012-05)
    How should the wrongs of the past be remedied through treaty implementation? What can be learned from the experience in Washington State with tribal fishing rights under the Stevens Treaties of 1854 and 1855? Has the ...
  • Backgrounder: Honouring the Spirit and Intent of the Pre-Confederation Treaties of Vancouver Island – The Challenges of Treaty Interpretation 

    Unknown author (Vancouver Island University, 2012-05)
    How do the Pre-Confederation Treaties structure relationships and interactions between peoples and governments? What roles can and should oral histories and the written text and other documents play in the interpretation ...

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