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The following books provide background on the natural history, people, places, and events of Haida Gwaii:
All That We Say is Ours: Guujaaw and the Reawakening of the Haida Nation by Ian Gill. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2009.
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed by John Vaillant. Toronto: Random House, 2005.
Plants of Haida Gwaii by Nancy J. Turner. Winlaw, BC: Sononis Press, 2004.
Haida Gwaii: Human History and Environment from the Time of Loon to the Time of the Iron People, edited by Daryl W. Fedje and Rolf W. Mathewes. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.
Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art by Daina Augaitis, Lucille Bell, Nika Collison, Vince Collison, Robert Davidson, Jacqueline Gijssen, Guujaaw, Marianne Jones, Peter Macnair, Bill Reid, Isabel Rorick, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, and Don Yeomans. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery and Douglas & McIntyre, 2006.
Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings of Bill Reid, edited by Robert Bringhurst. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2000.
The Ancient Murrelet: A Natural History in the Queen Charlotte Islands by Anthony J. Gaston. London: T & AD Poyser, 1992.
Cedar by Hilary Stewart. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1984.
Paradise Won: The Struggle for South Moresby by Elizabeth May. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990.
“This program is a great opportunity for us to learn about contemporary issues in natural resource management right where they are happening and to see the immediate effects they are having on communities.”
- Sam Chapman-Schmidt, 2010 Haida Gwaii Semester Student (University of Victoria)