The Many Voyages of Arthur Wellington Clah

The Many Voyages of Arthur Wellington Clah

A Tsimshian Man on the Pacific Northwest Coast

Book - 2011
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First-hand accounts of Indigenous people's encounters withcolonialism are rare. A daily diary that extends over fifty years isunparalleled. Based on a transcription of Arthur WellingtonClah's diaries, this book offers a riveting account of aTsimshian man who moved in both colonial and Aboriginal worlds.From his birth in 1831 to his death in 1916, Clah witnessed profoundchange: the arrival of traders, missionaries, and miners, and theestablishment of industrial fisheries, wage labour, and reserves. Hismany voyages - physical, cultural, and spiritual - providean unprecedented Aboriginal perspective on colonialrelationships on the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780774820066
Branch Call Number: 971 .1004 BRO
Characteristics: xviii, 306 p. :,ill., maps, port. ;,24 cm


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