In the Wake of the War Canoe, A Stirring Record of Forty Years' Successful Labour, Peril & Adventure Amongst the Savage Indian Tribes of the Pacific Coast. W. H. Collison, William Henry.
In the Wake of the War Canoe, A Stirring Record of Forty Years' Successful Labour, Peril & Adventure Amongst the Savage Indian Tribes of the Pacific Coast....
In the Wake of the War Canoe, A Stirring Record of Forty Years' Successful Labour, Peril & Adventure Amongst the Savage Indian Tribes of the Pacific Coast....
In the Wake of the War Canoe, A Stirring Record of Forty Years' Successful Labour, Peril & Adventure Amongst the Savage Indian Tribes of the Pacific Coast....

In the Wake of the War Canoe, A Stirring Record of Forty Years' Successful Labour, Peril & Adventure Amongst the Savage Indian Tribes of the Pacific Coast....

London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1915.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Title continues: "and the piratical head-hunting Haida of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia." 351 pp + publisher's ads, with 24 illustrations from photographs and a map showing the coastline of British Columbia. Front board stained, otherwise very good. Binding tight, interior clean and unmarked. The author was an Irish-born Anglican missionary who worked among the First Nations people of British Columbia. He was originally sent to Metlakatla to assist William Duncan in converting the Tsimshian people, but he later became became the first missionary to work among the Haida people on the nearby Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii). In 1881 he founding the first mission in Gitksan territory at Hazelton, B.C.

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Price: $65.00

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