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Island Crafts - Books & Cd's
Books by Judith Williams are available on Cortes Island at the Cortes Craft Shop Co-op, The Cortes Island Museum and Archives, Marnie’s Books and at The Refuge Cove Store, West Redonda Island and Book Bonanza on Quadra Island.

High Slack: Waddington’s Gold Road and the Bute Inlet Massacre of 1864
Follows the events leading to the only major First Nations/ Incomer conflict in British Columbia in the words of those involved. Generously illustrated with archival photographs and maps.

Dynamite Stories
A lighthearted look at the use of dynamite in settlement and industry on Canada’s West Coast.

Two Wolves at the Dawn of Time : Kingcome Inlet Pictographs, 1893-1998.
An investigation of Kingcome rock art as a record of events during the Canadian government Potlatch ban and documentation of a new pictograph painted by a member of the Dzawada’enuxw tribe in 1998. Illustrated with archival and contemporary photos.

Clam Gardens: Aboriginal Mariculture on Canada’s West Coast
Only book available on the recent re-discovery of ancient clam terraces built by First Nations to grow the butter clams that were an essential food source from Puget Sound to Alaska.

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High Slack by Cortes author Judith Williams
High Slack by Cortes author Judith Williams