Uvic Torch 2003
Spring 2003,
Volume 24, Number 1

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The Bone House Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America Leaders Talk Leadership Learning by Designing Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 2 Taking the Names Down from the Hill Words that Walk in the Night
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The Bone House

New Star Books, 2002 • 288 pages • $21.00

This strongly character-driven novel from Luanne Armstrong, BA ’82, follows a young woman’s escape from an economically and socially devastated Vancouver of the near-future and return to her birthplace in the Kootenays. There she meets the eccentric builder of a ghostly “bone house.”

Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America
Talonbooks, 2001 • 480 pages • $65.00

In 1895, Franz Boas, considered the father of North American anthropology, published 250 BC First Nations myths and legends. But they were in German. The immense, 20-year task of researching, footnoting and annotating the fascinating, translated text has now been completed by Randy Bouchard, BA ’65 and Dorothy Kennedy, BA ’93, MA ’95.

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Leaders Talk Leadership
Oxford University Press, 2002 • 288 pages • $45.00

First person insights from about 50 leading executives—edited by Meredith D. Ashby and Stephen A. Miles, MA ’97—reveal philosophies and strategies for attracting and developing top talent, managing intangible assets, transforming companies, governing effectively and competing in today’s market.

Learning by Designing Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 2
Raven Publishing, 2002 • 176 pages • $34.95

Jim Gilbert and Karin Clark, MEd ’84 have created an instruction and reference guide that puts First Nations art into deeper cultural context. It explores philosophy, knowledge and skills foundations, codes of ethics, and interviews. Includes a full-colour, 16-page creation story with 20 designs.

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Taking the Names Down from the Hill
Nightwood Editions, 2003 • 80 pages • $15.95

A member of the WSÁ, NEC tribe on the Saanich Peninsula, Philip Kevin Paul, BA ’03 presents his first collection of poems. His words, and First Nations oral tradition, bring out the wonder and mystery of the natural world.

Words that Walk in the Night
Vehicule Press, 2002 • 112 pages • $12.00

In this edition of Pierre Morency’s prose and poetry, translators René Brisebois, MA ’98 and Lissa Cowan, Dipl. ’97 present one of Quebec’s most honoured writers and his subtle take on the reality of the familiar.





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