BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Handbook of Indians of Canada. Published as an appendix to the Tenth report of the Geographic board of Canada Geographic Board of Canada


"Reprinted by permission of Mr. F. W. Hodge, Ethnologist-in-Charge, from Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, published as Bulletin 30, Bureau of American Ethnology, and edited by Frederick Webb Hodge."--Title page.

"(Canada. Sessional papers, no. 21a, 1912) Bibliography: p.550-593.
Primarily a listing of Indian proper names from the writings of explorers, settlers, and scholars. Although changes have occurred in the concept and spelling of the listed words since 1913, it is a valuable guide to current terms as synonymous or nearly synonymous words are grouped together. References are given to the sources of cited words." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 174.

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