The Gabriola Museum stocks back issues, but does not mail out copies of individual articles. Another good source of back issues is Page's Resort & Marina bookstore. You can also e-mail me with a request that a specific article be posted. Because of copyright restrictions, this is not always possible, but I'll do my best.
NOTES: The smoking economy. Tobacco was once grown here, p.30 Tatshenshini-Alsek petroglyph. Similarities with DgRw228 on Gabriola, p.30 Travel broadens the mind. Thoughts on seeing pre-Cambrian shale, p.31 Boat building at Silva Bay. Joseph Silva, pp.31–32 Holes in sandstone at great heights. A popular theory is that honeycombing in sandstone is caused by wind and waves, despite abundant evidence that it's not. Honeycombing at 210 metres above sea level in the hills behind Nanaimo adds to the evidence, pp.32–33 Windy New Mexico. More honeycombing a long way from the sea, p.33 Gabriola's nose and tail. Speculations on why there are two major strike-slip faults on Gabriola and their connection with the Harewood coalmine on Vancouver Island, pp.34–35 Malcolm Lowry's stars. In October ferry to Gabriola, he describes stars seen at dusk. Turns out they're better seen in Mexico, pp.36–37 More Gabriola ammonite fossils. Including some rare ones, p.37.
NOTES: Brickyard notes. Chinese workers and Thomas Morgan, pp.31–32 Trace elements. Uncommon elements found in Gabriola's rocks and groundwater, pp.32–35 Depicting asterisms and the behaviour of mirrors. A better reference is Mirrors, pp.36–37.
SHALE17, September 2007 (Gabriola petroglyphs special issue)abstracts
SHORT STORIES: Flow but one way, Coast Salish legend collected by Ella Clark, p.27 Coyote, Shushwap legend collected by Franz Boas, pp.27–28 Earth, Great Flood, and Sky, Tsimshian legend collected by Franz Boas, p.28 The World, Tlingit legend collected by Franz Boas, p.28.
REVIEWS AND REPORTS: First Nations, first dogs— Canadian Aboriginal ethnocynology, by Bryan Cummins, review by Phyllis Reeve, p.43.
SHALE7, January 2004 (Gabriola geology special issue)abstracts
NOTES: So...is this where the dinosaurs went? An eroded Maastrichtian age sandstone formation looking like a dinosaur. Is there a K/T boundary on Gabriola? It is just possible, but it will be very hard to find, p.25.
SHORT STORIES: Bruhn moments, ferry stories by Aileen Adams, pp.23–24.
REVIEWS AND REPORTS: Passage to Juneau—a sea and its meanings by Jonathan Raban, review by Jenni Gehlbach, pp.40–42 My brother's keeper [Brother XII] by Marion Woodson, review by Phyllis Reeve, pp.42–43 Spirit images, medicine rocks—The rock art of Alberta by Michael Klassen, review of BC Archaeological Society, Nanaimo Branch lecture, p.43.
SHORT STORIES: A journal entry, arrival on Gabriola by Mary Rose Lam pp.23–24.
REVIEWS AND REPORTS: Reading about treaty talks, review of 3 books by Nick Doe, pp.27–28 The laughing one—a journey to Emily Carr by Susan Crean, review by Phyllis Reeve, pp.28–30 Reading about the relationship of Native people and the environment, review of 2 books by Douglas Todd, pp.30–31 Reflections with Ellen White, Medicine woman of the Snunéymuxw interview with Ruth Loomis, pp.31–35.
REVIEWS AND REPORTS: Reading about petroglyphs, review of 11 books by Phyllis Reeve, pp.45–47 Nootka: Regreso a una Historia Olvidada, review by Nick Doe, p.47 Web site by David Mattison, short review.
MUSEUM PAGE: Current displays, p.48
Margaret Mann, Settlers and their sheep, p.48.