'Living Proof' wins Canadian book design award

The recently published book on Indigenous use-and-occupancy map surveys titled "Living Proof" authored by Terry N. Tobias  and co-published by Ecotrust Canada and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs has been awarded a 2010 Alcuin National Book Design Award.

From the Alcuin Society Press Release March 31, 2010:

Vancouver, BC - On behalf of The Alcuin Society, this year's judges (Marian Bantjes, Linda Gustafson, and Peter Koch) have selected 30 winning titles for the 28th annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The books were chosen from 252 Canadian entries published in 2009, from 9 provinces and 108 publishers.

The Alcuin Award winning books will be exhibited internationally: in Germany, at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs; in England, at the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library and the Norwich University College of the Arts; and in Japan, at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, in conjunction with the Tokyo International Book Fair. The books will also be exhibited in 19 venues across Canada. They will compete in the international book design competition in Leipzig, Germany in February 2011.

First prize: SKIPP DESIGN,
INC., designers of Living Proof: the
Essential Data-Collection Guide for Indigenous Use-and-Occupancy Map Surveys

by Terry N. Tobias (Ecotrust Canada/UBCIC)