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Section title: Nisga'a
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The following sources were consulted for the writing of the text for this settlement community. Try Books and Links for related sources that are appropriate for kids and of interest to teachers.


Burland, Cottie. North American Indian Mythology. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1985.

Dickason, Olive Patricia. Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times. 2nd edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Jensen, Vickie. Totem Pole Carving: Bringing a Log to Life. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., 1999.

Nisga'a Tribal Council. Nisga'a: People of the Mighty River. New Aiyansh, B.C.: Nisga'a Tribal Council, 1992.

Raunet, Daniel. Without Surrender, Without Consent: A History of the Nishga Land Claims. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1996.

Rose, Alex. Spirit Dance at Meziadin: Joseph Gosnell and the Nisga'a Deal. Madiera Park, B.C.: Harbour Pub., 2000.

Stewart, Hilary. Totem Poles. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1990.


Time Immemorial [video, 59 minutes]. National Film Board of Canada, 1991.

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