Francis has done an amazing job of tracing down through Canadian history the perceptions . . . that the dominant culture had and has of this country's Aboriginal people.
Drew Hayden Taylor (Drew Hayden Taylor Books In Canada
About the Author
Daniel Francis is a historian and the author/editor of more than twenty books, including four for Arsenal Pulp Press: The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture , National Dreams: Myth, Memory and Canadian History, LD: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver (winner of the City of Vancouver Book Award), and Imagining Ourselves: Classics of Canadian Non-Fiction. His other books include A Road for Canada, Red Light Neon: A History of Vancouver's Sex Trade, Copying People: Photographing British Columbia First Nations 1860-1940, The Great Chase: A History of World Whaling, New Beginnings: A Social History of Canada, and the popular Encyclopedia of British Columbia. He is also a regular columnist in Geist magazine. Daniel lives in North Vancouver, B.C.