Books

A list of books related to Aboriginal Mapping. Please contact us if you know of a book that should be included on this list.

A Voice on the Land

by Russell Collier, Ben Parfitt and Donovan Woollard

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Giving the Land A Voice, Mapping Our Home Places

by Doug Aberley

This is an excellent book, based on mapping techniques for a whole community or on a site level. It is the result of a series of workshops held in 1994 by Doug Aberley and several other geographers.

The 1999 Revised Edition contains detailed, explanatory directions, sample inventory sheets, ways of protecting sensitive areas, directions for creating a Bioregional Map Atlas, over 20 sample maps and 8 full-colour artistically rendered maps.

Available from:

LTA Land Trust Alliance of British Columbia
204-338 Lower Ganges Road
Saltspring Island, BC V8K 2V3
E-mail: info@landtrustalliance.bc.ca

$20 + postage

Boundaries Of Home: Mapping For Local Empowerment

Edited by Doug Aberley

Fifteen contributors to Boundaries of Home introduce a wide range of home-grown, creative maps that show more than roads and political boundaries. Using overlays, tapestries and stories, communities are mapping what's crucial to them: water and air flow, community patterns, distribution of species, and local history.