HARRISON, Charles




Author Tags: Anthropology, First Nations, Haida Gwaii

Reverend Charles Harrison was a resident of the Queen Charlotte Islands as a missionary for 40 years. He translated and published portions of the Bible into Haida and he published The Hydah Mission: Queen Charlotte Islands for the Church Missionary Society in London circa 1884. He also made a contribution to the study of Haida grammar in Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada i (2), Series 2:123-226, edited by Charles F. Chamberlain in 1895. It was republished in 1969.

BOOKS:

Bible, New Testament. Matthew. Haida. (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1891)

Bible, Old Testament. Selections. Haida. (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1893)

History of the Queen Charlotte Islands: Haidas and Their Legends (Queen Charlotte Islander, 1913)

Ancient Warriors of the North Pacific: The Haidas, Their Laws, Customs and Legends with some Historical Account of the Queen Charlottes (London: H.F. and G. Witherby, 1925)

Haida Grammar (Toronto: Canadian House, 1969).

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