Recent Submissions

  • Indigenous tourism and the Heiltsuk Nation 

    Clifton, Evangeline (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting the tourism industry in the Heiltsuk Territory.
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015-12-03)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on December 3, 2015. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) ; Ruth's career with Malaspina College begins ; Cowichan Tribes and ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-02)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 2, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) ; We were doing something ground-breaking ; Aboriginal voices in ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-11)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 11, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) ; First Nations Women's Studies ; My discussions with Christine Welsh ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-23)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 23, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) ; A new role: First Nations Student Support ; Aboriginal Advising: ...
  • Cedar weaving and Coast Salish weaving 

    Joe, Adrienne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster comparing Cedar bark weaving and Coast Salish loom weaving.
  • Re-creation through recreation: Exploring contemporary perspectives of Indigenous leisure 

    Peterson, Britta (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting research into what role leisure plays in the development of cultural identity for Coast Salish Indigenous peoples.
  • First Nations seafood security and food sovereignty in Greater Nanaimo, Snuneymuxw Territory, Vancouver Island: A research feasibility study 

    Hutchings, Richard (Institute for Critical Heritage & Tourism, 2016-02-10)
    This preliminary background study explores coastal First Nations’ food security, emphasizing Pacific Northwest Coast and Salish Sea food systems broadly and Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo) territory, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, ...
  • Indigenous place names & language revitalization 

    Gellein, Kirsten; Geddert, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 3/30/2016)
    Poster highlighting the connections between Indigenous place names, identity, and language revitalization.
  • Totem unveiling 

    (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-11)
    Totem pole unveiling at Vancouver Island University Library in November 2009.
  • Totem raising 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-11)
    Totem pole raising at Vancouver Island University Library in November 2009.
  • Sit, Watch, Listen: Collaboratively Creating Indigenous Knowledge Protocols 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie; Martin, Melody; McFarland, Dana (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 4/10/2012)
    First Nations Elders-in-Residence at VIU offered teachings to First Nations and Library faculty to address culturally-responsive representation of indigenous knowledge within formal memory institutions. The project models ...
  • People of the cedar 

    Radcliffe, D. N. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
    Audio recording of D.N. Radcliffe's 1970 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about his research about canoe making by the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Mr. Radcliffe explains ...
  • History, leadership and legends of my people 

    White, Ellen (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1973)
    Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
  • Coast Salish Senses of Place: Dwelling, Meaning, Power, Property and Territory in the Coast Salish World 

    Thom, Brian David (McGill University, 2005)
    This study addresses the question of the nature of indigenous people's connection to the land, and the implications of this for articulating these connections in legal arenas where questions of Aboriginal title and land ...