CASSIDY, Maureen




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Cassidy, Maureen & Frank Cassidy. Proud Past: a History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, B.C. (Moricetown: Moricetown Band, 1980). With the original name ‘Kyah Wiget, Moricetown is located on the side of Bulkley River in northwest B.C., serving as a Wet’suwet’en fishing place for over thousands of years. This book explores the history of this tribe and their five Wet’suwet’en clans.

Cassidy, Maureen & Sandra McHarg. Before Roads and Rails: Pack Trails and Packing in the Upper Skeena Area (Northwest Community College, 1980).

Cassidy, Maureen & Sandra McHarg. Early Days on the Skeena River (Northwest Community College, 1980).

Cassidy, Maureen. From Mountain to Mountain: a History of the Gitksan Village of Ans'pa yaxw (Ans'pa yaxw School Society, 1984). The english translation of Gitksan is “People of the River Mist,” as they have inhabited the land along the Skeena River for over 10,000 years. This book focuses on the village of Ans’pa yaxw, known for its totem poles, some of which Emily Carr based her paintings off of.

Cassidy, Maureen. Gathering Place: A History of the Wet'suwet'en Village of Tse-Kya (Hagwilget Band Council, 1987). Tse-Kya signifies “base of rock” in the Wet'suwet'en language, the village named for a giant rock in a river near the Rocher Deboule peaks which was removed in 1919. It has also been called Hagwilget in the Gitksan language, which means place of the quiet people. This book explores the history of these people and their traditional territories.

[BCBW 2016] "First Nations" "Anthropology" History"