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Aboriginal Studies

Aboriginal Studies | 2010

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Table of contents

Environmental studies New Histories for Old 18


Edited by Theodore Binnema and
Speaking for Ourselves 1
Susan Neylan
Edited by Julian Agyeman, Peter Cole, Randolph
Haluza-DeLay, and Pat O’Riley The Red Man’s on the Warpath 18
R. Scott Sheffield
Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors 2
Charlotte Coté, Foreword by Micah McCarty
BC Studies
Hunters at the Margin 3
Writing British Columbia History, 19
John Sandlos
1784–1958
Home Is the Hunter 3 Chad Reimer
Hans M. Carlson
Urbanizing Frontiers 20
Penelope Edmonds
politics & Nation
Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy 4 Colonial Proximities 21
Edited by Mario Blaser, Ravi De Costa, Renisa Mawani
Deborah McGregor, and William D. Coleman
Becoming British Columbia 22
John Belshaw
Politics
Makúk 22
Finding Dahshaa 5
John Sutton Lutz
Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox
First Nations of British Columbia, 23
Unsettling the Settler Within 6
Paulette Regan 2nd edition
Robert J. Muckle
First Nations, First Thoughts 7
Edited by Annis May Timpson Be of Good Mind 23
Edited by Bruce Granville Miller
Indigenous Women and Feminism 8
Edited by Cheryl Suzack, Shari M. Huhndorf, Tsawalk 24
Jeanne Perreault, and Jean Barman E. Richard Atleo (Umeek)

Being Again of One Mind 9 Treaty Talks in British Columbia, 24


Lina Sunseri Third Edition
Christopher McKee
No need of a chief for this band 10
Martha Elizabeth Walls Law
Nunavut 11 Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples 25
Ailsa Henderson Edited by Louis A. Knafla and Haijo Westra

Hunters and Bureaucrats 11 Between Consenting Peoples 26


Paul Nadasdy Edited by Jeremy Webber and
Colin M. Macleod
“Real” Indians and Others 12
Bonita Lawrence Indigenous Legal Traditions 27
Edited by the Law Commission of Canada
Navigating Neoliberalism 12
Gabrielle Slowey Let Right Be Done 27
Edited by Hamar Foster, Jeremy Webber,
Aboriginal & Metis Histories and Heather Raven

One of the Family 13 Lament for a First Nation 28


Brenda Macdougall Peggy J. Blair

Gathering Places 14 Landing Native Fisheries 28


Edited by Carolyn Podruchny and Laura Peers Douglas C. Harris

Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping 15 Protection of First Nations Cultural 29


of Canadian History, 1788–1920s Heritage
Patricia A. McCormack Edited by Catherine Bell and Robert K. Paterson

Taking Medicine 16 First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law 29


Kristin Burnett Edited by Catherine Bell and Val Napoleon

Contact Zones 17 Between Justice and Certainty 30


Edited by Myra Rutherdale and Katie Pickles Andrew Woolford

Paddling to Where I Stand 17


Edited by Martine J. Reid and Daisy Sewid-Smith
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Education & Health paradigm Publishers


Braiding Histories 30 Indigenous Peoples and Globalization 37
Susan D. Dion Thomas D. Hall and James V. Fenelon

Inuit Education and Schools in 31 University of Arizona Press


the Eastern Arctic
Native American Performance and
Heather E. McGregor
Representation 37
Supporting Indigenous Children’s 32 Edited by S.E. Wilmer
Development
Jessica Ball and Alan R. Pence Mining, the Environment, and 38
Indigenous Development Conflicts
Indigenous Storywork 32 Saleem H. Ali
Jo-ann Archibald
Landscapes and Social Transformations 38
Healing Traditions 33 on the Northwest Coast
Edited by Laurence J. Kirmayer and Jeff Oliver
Gail Guthrie Valaskakis
Across a Great Divide 39
Protecting Aboriginal Children 33 Laura Scheiber and Mark D. Mitchell
Chris Walmsley
Athabasca University Press
Northern Studies
The Importance of Being Monogamous 39
Settlers on the Edge 34 Sarah Carter
Niobe Thompson
Trail of Story, Travellers’ Path 40
Kiumajut (Talking Back) 34 Leslie Main Johnson
Peter Kulchyski and Frank James Tester
The West and Beyond 40
international polar institute Press Edited by Alvin Finkel, Sarah Carter, and
Peter Fortna
Inuit Folk-Tales 35
Collected by Knud Rasmussen Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance 41
Keith D. Smith
university of washington Press
Imagining Head-Smashed-In 41
Art Quantum 35 Jack W. Brink
Edited by James Nottage
The Beaver Hills Country 42
Becoming Tsimshian 36 Graham A. MacDonald
Christopher F. Roth
Icon, Brand, Myth 42
The Power of Promises 36 Edited by Max Foran
Edited by Alexandra Harmon
backlist 43

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Publishers Represented in Canada


Brookings Institution Press, Earthscan Publishers, Island Press, Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
Manchester University Press, Michigan State University Press, Oregon State University Press,
Paradigm Publishers, Transaction Publishers, University of Arizona Press, University Press of New
England (includes Wesleyan and Tufts University Presses), and University of Washington Press
(includes Hong Kong University Press, National Gallery of Australia Press, Silkworm Books, and
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History).

Publishers Represented Worldwide


AU Press, Canadian Forest Service, Canadian Wildlife Service - Pacific Region, Environmental
Training Centre, Laval University Press (English-language books), and Western Geographical Press

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studies

Speaking for Ourselves


Environmental Justice in Canada
Edited by Julian Agyeman, Peter Cole, Randolph Haluza-DeLay, and Pat O’Riley

Speaking for Ourselves is one of the most


important books I have read in a long time. It has
profoundly shaped my thinking about the scholarly
and political work being done on environmental
justice issues and about the world we live in and
share with other beings ... This book will extend
the fields of environmental justice studies and
indigenous studies in new and productive ways.
– David Pellow, University of California, San Diego

Contents
Prologue: Notes from Prison – Protecting Algonquin
Lands from Uranium Mining / Robert Lovelace
Introduction: Speaking for Ourselves, Speaking Together
– Environmental Justice in Canada / Randolph Haluza-
DeLay, Pat O’Riley, Peter Cole, and Julian Agyeman
1 Honouring Our Relations: An Anishnaabe Perspective
on Environmental Justice /
Deborah McGregor
2 Reclaiming Ktaqamkuk: Land and Mi’kmaq
Identity in Newfoundland / Bonita Lawrence
Julian Agyeman is a professor 3 Why Is There No Environmental Justice in Toronto? Or
Is There? / Roger Keil, Melissa Ollevier, and Erica Tsang
in and chair of the Department
4 Invisible Sisters: Women and Environmental
of Urban and Environmental
Justice in Canada / Barbara Rahder
Policy and Planning at Tufts 5 The Political Economy of Environmental
University. Peter Cole is an Inequality: The Social Distribution of Risk as
associate professor of Aboriginal an Environmental Injustice/ S. Harris Ali
and Northern Studies at the 6 These Are Lubicon Lands: A First Nation
University College of the North. Forced to Step into the Regulatory Gap / Chief
Randolph Haluza-DeLay is an Bernard Ominayak, with Kevin Thomas
assistant professor of sociology 7 Population Health, Environmental Justice,
and the Distribution of Diseases: Ideas and
at King’s University College.
Practices from Canada / John Eyles
Pat O’Riley is an associate
8 Environmental Injustice in the Canadian Far North:
professor in the Department Persistent Organic Pollutants and Arctic Climate
of Equity Studies, Faculty of Impacts / Sarah Fleisher Trainor, Anna Godduhn,
Liberal Arts & Professional Lawrence K. Duffy, F. Stuart Chapin III, David C.
Studies at York University. Natcher, Gary Kofinas, and Henry P. Huntington
9 Environmental Justice and Community-Based
2009, 978-0-7748-1618-2 hc $85.00 Ecosystem Management / Maureen G. Reed
January 2010 10 Framing Environmental Inequity in Canada:
978-0-7748-1619-9 pb $32.95 A Content Analysis of Daily Print News
306 pages, 6 x 9" Media / Leith Deacon and Jamie Baxter
9 charts, 1 map 11 Environmental Justice as a Politics in Place: An
Environmental Advocacy & Activism Analysis of Five Canadian Environmental Groups’
Approaches to Agro-Food Issues / Lorelei L. Hanson
Environmental Politics and Policy
12 Rethinking “Green” Multicultural
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Strategies / Beenash Jafri
13 Coyote and Raven Talk about Environmental
Justice / Pat O’Riley and Peter Cole
Index

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Environmental studies

Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors


Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions
Charlotte Coté, Foreword by Micah McCarty

Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors offers a


valuable perspective on the issues surrounding
indigenous whaling, past and present.

Following the removal of the gray whale from the


Endangered Species list in 1994, the Makah tribe
of northwest Washington State and the Nuu-chah-
nulth Nation of British Columbia announced that
they would revive their whale hunts. The Makah
whale hunt of 1999 was met with enthusiastic
support and vehement opposition. A member of the
Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation, Charlotte Coté offers
a valuable perspective on the issues surrounding
indigenous whaling. Her analysis includes major
Native studies and contemporary Native rights
issues, addressing environmentalism, animal rights
activism, anti-treaty conservatism, and the public's
expectations about what it means to be “Indian."

Contents
Foreword by Micah McCarty
Charlotte Coté is associate Introduction: Honoring Our Whaling Ancestors
professor of American 1 Ts awalk: The Centrality of Whaling to
Indian Studies at the Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Life
University of Washington. 2 Utla: Worldviews Collide: The Arrival
of Mamalhn’i in Indian Territory
July 2010 3 Kutsa: Maintaining the Cultural
328 pages, 6 x 10" Link to Whaling Ancestors
22 illustrations, 3 maps 4 Muu: The Makah Harvest a Whale
978-0-2959-9046-0 pb $24.95 5 Sucha: Challenges to Our Right to Whale
6 Nupu: Legal Impediments Spark a 2007 Hunt
Aboriginal History
7 Atlpu: Restoring Nanash’agtl Communities
Aboriginal Politics & Policy Notes; Bibliography; Index
Environmental History
Anthropology
BC Environment
Canadian History
BC Politics
Canadian Rights only. Published
outside of Canada by the
University of Washington Press.

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Environmental Studies Environmental Studies

Hunters at the Margin Home Is the Hunter


Native People and Wildlife The James Bay Cree and Their Land
Conservation in the Northwest Hans M. Carlson
Territories
John Sandlos

Winner of the Shortlisted, 2010


2008 Clio Award Harold Adams Innis
for the North, Prize, Canadian
Canadian Historical Federation for the
Association Humanities and
Social Science
Winner of the
2008 Charles A.
Weyerhaeuser
Award, Forest
History Society

Hunters at the Margin examines the conflict Since 1970 in Quebec, there has been
in the Northwest Territories between immense change for the Cree, who now
Native hunters and conservationists over live with the consequences of Quebec’s
three big game species: the wood bison, massive development of the North. Home
the muskox, and the caribou. John Sandlos Is the Hunter presents the historical,
argues that the introduction of game environmental, and cultural context
regulations, national parks, and game from which this recent story grows. Hans
sanctuaries was central to the assertion of Carlson shows how the Cree view their
state authority over the traditional hunting lands as their home, their garden, and their
cultures of the Dene and Inuit. His archival memory of themselves as a people. By
research undermines the assumption that investigating the Cree’s three hundred years
conservationists were motivated solely by of contact with outsiders, he illuminates
enlightened preservationism, revealing the process of cultural negotiation at
instead that commercial interests were the foundation of ongoing political and
integral to wildlife management in Canada. environmental debates. This book offers a
way of thinking about indigenous peoples’
John Sandlos is an assistant struggles for rights and environmental
professor of history at Memorial justice in Canada and elsewhere.
University of Newfoundland.
Hans M. Carlson has travelled extensively
2007, 978-0-7748-1363-1 pb $34.95 in northern Quebec and Labrador by canoe
352 pages, 6 x 9" and snowshoe. He is currently teaching in
20 b&w photographs, 4 maps, 3 tables the American Indian Studies program at
Aboriginal History the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Northern History 2008, 978-0-7748-1495-9 pb $34.95
Environmental Policy 344 pages, 6 x 9"
Nature | History | Society series 9 b&w illustrations, 8 maps
Aboriginal History
Northern Studies
Quebec History
Environmental History
Nature | History | Society series

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politics & Nation

Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy


Insights for a Global Age
Edited by Mario Blaser, Ravi De Costa, Deborah McGregor, and William D. Coleman

This innovative collection examines how Indigenous


peoples in various contexts have thought about,
and responded to, the pressures of globalization on
their cultural, political, and geographical autonomy.

This volume presents case studies from around


the world that explore how Indigenous peoples
are engaging with and challenging globalization
and Western views of autonomy. Taken together,
these insightful studies reveal that concepts such
as globalization and autonomy neither encapsulate
nor explain Indigenous peoples’ experiences.

Contents
Preface
Part 1: Introduction
1 Reconfiguring the Web of Life: Indigenous
Peoples, Relationality, and Globalization /
Mario Blaser, Ravi de Costa, Deborah
McGregor, and William D. Coleman
2 Ayllu: Decolonial Critical Thinking and (An)
other Autonomy / Marcelo Fernández Osco
Mario Blaser is Canada
Part 2: Emergences
Research Chair in Aboriginal 3 Neoliberal Governance and James Bay Cree
studies at Memorial University. Governance: Negotiated Agreements, Oppositional
Ravi de Costa is an assistant Struggles, and Co-Governance / Harvey A. Feit
professor in the Faculty of 4 Global Linguistics, Mayan Languages, and the
Environmental Studies at York Cultivation of Autonomy / Erich Fox Tree
University. Deborah McGregor 5 Global Activism and Changing Identities:
is an associate professor cross- Interconnecting the Global and the Local
– The Grand Council of the Crees and the
appointed in the Department
Saami Council / Kristina Maud Bergeron
of Geography and Planning
6 Indigenous Perspectives on Globalization:
and the Aboriginal studies Self-Determination through Autonomous
program at the University of Media Creation / Rebeka Tabobondung
Toronto. William D. Coleman 7 Reconfiguring Mare Nullius: Torres Strait
is the chair in Globalization and Islanders, Indigenous Sea Rights, and the
Public Policy, Balsillie School of Divergence of Domestic and International
International Affairs, Waterloo. Norms / Colin Scott and Monica Mulrennan
Part 3: Absences
May 2010 8 Making Alternatives Visible: The Meaning
978-0-7748-1792-9 hc $85.00 of Autonomy for the Mapuche of Cholchol
January 2011 (Ngulumapu, Chile) / Pablo Marimán Quemenado
978-0-7748-1793-6 pb $32.95 9 Twentieth-Century Transformations of
East Cree Spirituality and Autonomy /
312 pages, 6 x 9"
Richard J. “Dick" Preston
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Part 4: Hope
Globalization 10 The International Order of Hope: Zapatismo
International Relations and the Fourth World War / Alex Khasnabish
Political Science Afterword / Ravi de Costa
Globalization and Autonomy Works Cited; Index
series

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Finding Dahshaa
Self–Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada
Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox

Shortlisted for the 2010 Canadian Aboriginal History


Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

Shortlisted for the 2010 Donald Smiley Prize,


Canadian Political Science Association

Finding Dahshaa draws on Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox’s


extensive hands-on negotiating experience, and
formidable research and academic skills, to offer
badly needed analysis of past and current issues
impeding progress on aboriginal self-government
in the Mackenzie Valley. I recommend this book.
– Mary Simon, President, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Just as dahshaa – a rare type of dried, rotted


spruce wood – is essential to the Dene moosehide-
tanning process, self-determination and the
alleviation of social suffering are necessary to
Indigenous survival in the Northwest Territories.
But is self-government an effective path to
self-determination? Finding Dahshaa shows where
Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox self-government negotiations between Canada
holds a doctorate in polar studies and the Dehcho, Délînê, and Inuvialuit and Gwich’in
from Cambridge University peoples have gone wrong and offers, through
and for the past decade has descriptions of tanning practices that embody
worked for Indigenous peoples principles and values central to self-determination,
on self-government and an alternative model for negotiations. This accessible
related political development book, which includes a foreword by Dene National
processes in Canada’s Northwest Chief Bill Erasmus, is the first ethnographic study
Territories. For more information, of self-government negotiations in Canada.
visit findingdashaa.ca.
Contents
2009, 978-0-7748-1625-0 pb $32.95 Foreword /  Bill Erasmus, Dene National Chief
216 pages, 6 x 9" Acknowledgments
24 b&w photos, 2 maps Pronunciation Guide
Aboriginal History Introduction
Political Science 1 Context and Concepts
2 Tanning Moosehide
Canadian Social Policy
3 Dehcho Resource Revenue Sharing
4 Délînê Child and Family Services
5 Inuvialuit and Gwich’in Culture and Language
Conclusion
Notes; References; Index

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Unsettling the Settler Within


Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada
Paulette Regan

This book is significant not only as it concerns


relations between indigenous peoples and
Canadians; it will be of interest to those working
in multicultural settings of many kinds where
power imbalances have affected relations. Paulette
Regan manages to combine scholarly discourse
with personal accounts in ways that buttress its
credibility and make it a must-read for anyone
interested in reconciliation between peoples.
– L. Michelle LeBaron, Professor of Law and
Director, UBC Program on Dispute Resolution

Unsettling the Settler Within weaves together a


unique blend of empirical evidence and personal
vignettes to show why all Canadians should care
deeply about the history of Indian residential
schools and work actively to dismantle their legacy.
Paulette Regan, a former residential schools claims
manager, reveals the truth behind the rhetoric
of benevolence that has falsely coloured settler-
Paulette Regan is a senior Indigenous relations. Her personal account of a
researcher for the Truth and transformative experience at a Gitxsan apology feast
Reconciliation Commission of conveys a powerful lesson: Canadians must engage
Canada. in their own unsettling journey of decolonization
if true healing and reconciliation are to occur.
November 2010
Contents
978-0-7748-1777-6 hc $85.00 Foreword / Taiaiake Alfred
July 2011 Introduction: A Settler’s Call to Action
978-0-7748-1778-3 pb $34.95 1 An Unsettling Pedagogy of History and Hope
304 pages, 6 x 9" 2 Rethinking Reconciliation: Truthtelling,
Aboriginal History Restorying History, Commemoration
Aboriginal Law 3 Deconstructing Canada’s Peacemaker Myth
Law & Society 4 The Alternative Dispute Resolution
Program: Reconciliation as Re-gifting
5 Indigenous Diplomats: Counter-
Narratives of Peacemaking
6 The Power of Apology and Testimony:
Settlers as Ethical Witnesses
7 An Apology Feast in Hazelton: A
Settler’s “Unsettling” Experience
8 Peace Warriors and Settler Allies
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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First Nations, First Thoughts


The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada
Edited by Annis May Timpson

First Nations, First Thoughts is a comprehensive


argument for decolonization, focusing specifically
on the reconciliation of Indigenous thought with a
transformed discourse of the Canadian state and
with many of the institutions of Canadian society ...
This book has no rival in its coverage of the multiple
issues involved in the search for reconciliation.
– Alan C. Cairns, author of Citizens Plus:
Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State

Contents
Introduction: Indigenous Thought in
Canada / Annis May Timpson
Part 1: Challenging Dominant Discourses
1 First Nations Perspectives and Historical
Thinking in Canada / Robin Jarvis Brownlie
2 Being Indigenous within the Academy: Creating
Space for Indigenous Scholars / Margaret Kovach
Part 2: Oral Histories and First Nations Narratives
3 Respecting Oral Histories of First Nations:
Copyright Complexities in Archiving
Annis May Timpson is Director Aboriginal Stories / Leslie McCartney
4 Nápi and the City: Siksikaitsitapi Narratives
of the Centre of Canadian Studies
Revisited / Martin Whittles and Tim Patterson
at the University of Edinburgh.
Part 3: Cultural Heritage and Representation
2009, 978-0-7748-1552-9 pb $32.95 5 Colonial Photographs and Postcolonial
Relationships: The Kainai-Oxford Photographic
336 pages, 6 x 9"
Histories Project / Laura Peers and Alison K. Brown
3 b&w photos, 4 tables
6 Museums Taken to Task: Representing
Aboriginal Politics & Policy First Peoples at the McCord Museum of
Aboriginal Law Canadian History / Stephanie Bolton
Canadian Public Policy & Part 4: Aboriginal Thought and Innovation
Administration in Subnational Governance
7 The Manitoba Government’s Shift to
“Autonomous” First Nations Child Welfare:
Empowerment or Privatization? / Fiona MacDonald
8 Rethinking the Administration of Government:
Inuit Representation, Culture, and Language in
the Nunavut Public Service / Annis May Timpson
9 A Fine Balance? Aboriginal Peoples in
the Canadian North and the Dilemma of
Development / Gabrielle A. Slowey
Part 5: Thinking Back, Looking Forward: Political
and Constitutional Reconciliation
10 Civilization, Self-Determination, and
Reconciliation / Michael Murphy
11 Take 35: Reconciling Constitutional
Orders / Kiera L. Ladner
Index

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Indigenous Women and Feminism


Politics, Activism, Culture
Edited by Cheryl Suzack, Shari M. Huhndorf, Jeanne Perreault, and Jean Barman

Taking up a range of topics related to indigenous


politics, activism, and culture, this volume makes
a strong contribution to the debates surrounding
indigenous feminist theories and practices.

Indigenous feminism has often been subsumed


within the categories of women of colour and
postcolonial feminism, but in truth it goes beyond
these constructs to engage in crucial issues of
cultural identity, nationalism, and decolonization.
This collection looks at developments in indigenous
feminist culture, activism, and politics to explore
how indigenous women are creating a space
within feminism specific to their interests.

Contents
Introduction: Indigenous Feminism
– Theorizing the Issues
Part 1: Politics
1 From the Tundra to the Boardroom to
Everywhere in Between: Politics and the
Cheryl Suzack is an assistant Changing Roles of Inuit Women in the Arctic
2 Native Women and Leadership: An
professor at the University of
Ethics of Culture and Relationship
Toronto. Shari M. Huhndorf
3 “But we are your mothers, you are our
is an associate professor at the sons”: Gender, Sovereignty, and the Nation
University of Oregon. Jeanne in Early Cherokee Women’s Writing
Perreault is a professor and 4 Indigenous Feminism: The Project
associate head at the University Part 2: Activism
of Calgary. Jean Barman 5 Affirmations of an Indigenous Feminist
is professor emeritus at the 6 Indigenous Feminism on the Cusp of Contact
University of British Columbia. 7 Reaching Toward a Red-Black Coalitional Feminism:
Anna Julia Cooper’s “Women versus the Indian”
Contributors: Kim Anderson,
8 Emotion before the Law
Jean Barman, Laura Donaldson,
9 Beyond Feminism: Indigenous Ainu Women
Patricia Demers, Julia Emberley, and Narratives of Empowerment in Japan
Katherine L.Y. Evans, Minnie Grey, Part 3: Culture
Patricia Hilden, Shari Huhndorf, 10 Indigenous Feminism, Performance, and the
Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, Leece M. Politics of Memory in the Plays of Monique Mojica
Lee, ann-elise lewallen, Pamela 11 “Memory Alive”: An Inquiry into the Uses
McCallum, Jeanne Perreault, of Memory by Marilyn Dumont, Jeannette
Cheryl Suzack, Rebecca Tsosie, Armstrong, Louise Halfe, and Joy Harjo
12 Race, Gender, and Representational Violence
and Teresa Zackodnik
in Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson’s Stolen
October 2010 Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman
978-0-7748-1807-0 hc $85.00 13 Painting the Archive: The Art of Jane Ash Poitras
14 “Our Lives Will Be Different Now”: The Indigenous
July 2011
Feminist Performances of Spiderwoman Theater
978-0-7748-1808-7 pb $34.95
15 Bordering on Feminism: Space, Solidarity, and
296 pages, 6 x 9" Transnationalism in Rebecca Belmore’s Vigil
8 b&w photographs, 2 tables 16 Location, Dislocation, Relocation:
Aboriginal Politics & Policy Shooting Back with Cameras
Women’s Studies Index

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Being Again of One Mind


Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization
Lina Sunseri

By giving a voice to Oneida women’s thoughts on


tradition and nation, this book challenges mainstream
feminist critiques of nation and nationalism.

Being Again of One Mind combines a critical reading of


feminist literature on nationalism with the narratives
of Oneida women of various generations to reveal
that some Indigenous women view nationalism
in the form of decolonization as a way to restore
traditional gender balance and well-being to their
own lives and communities. These insights challenge
mainstream feminist ideas about the masculine
bias of Western theories of nation and about the
dangers of nationalist movements that idealize
women’s so-called traditional role, questioning
whether they apply to Indigenous women

Contents
Foreword / Patricia A. Monture
Introduction
1 Theorizing Nations and Nationalisms: From
Lina Sunseri, whose Longhouse Modernist to Indigenous Perspectives
name is Yeliwi:saks (Gathering 2 A History of Oneida Nation: From
Stories/Knowledge), from the Creation Story to the Present
3 Struggles of Independence: From a Colonial
Oneida Nation of the Thames, Turtle
Existence toward a Decolonized Nation
Clan, is an assistant professor of
4 Women, Nation and National Identity:
sociology at Brescia University Oneida Women Standing in and Speaking
College, an affiliate of the University about Matters of the Nation
of Western Ontario. She is also 5 Dreaming of a Free, Peaceful, Balanced
co-editor of Colonialism and Racism Decolonized Nation: Being Again of One Mind
in Canada: Historical Traces and 6 Concluding Remarks
Contemporary Issues and Not Notes; Reference; Index
Disappearing: Racism, Colonialism,
and Indigeneity in Canada.

November 2010
978-0-7748-1935-0 hc $85.00
July 2011
978-0-7748-1936-7 pb $32.95
304 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal History
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Women’s Studies
Canadian Aboriginal History

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No need of a chief for this band


Maritime Mi’kmaq and Federal Electoral Legislation, 1899–1951
Martha Elizabeth Walls

This important, compelling study reveals the


creativity and persistence of the Mi'kmaq in
responding to the federal assimilation campaign.
By demonstrating the flexibility with which the
Mi'kmaq resisted, accommodated, and adapted
the triennial elective band council system, Walls
contributes significantly to a more nuanced
understanding of Mi'kmaw cultural change, political
engagement, and interaction with government.
–Robin Jarvis Brownlie, author of A Fatherly
Eye: Indian Agents, Government Power, and
Aboriginal Resistance in Ontario, 1918-1939

In 1899 the Canadian government passed legislation


to replace the community appointment of Mi’kmaw
leaders and Mi’kmaw political practices with
the triennial system, a Euro-Canadian system of
democratic band council elections. Officials in Ottawa
assumed that the federally mandated and supervised
system would redefine Mi’kmaw politics. They were
Martha Elizabeth wrong. Many Mi’kmaw communities rejected or
Walls teaches Canadian, amended the legislation, while others accepted it
Atlantic Canadian, and only sporadically to meet specific community needs
First Nations history.  and goals. Compelling and timely, this book supports
Aboriginal claims to self-governance and complicates
May 2010 understandings of state power by showing that the
978-0-7748-1789-9 hc $85.00 Mi’kmaq, rather than succumbing to imposed political
January 2011 models, retained political practices that distinguished
978-0-7748-1790-5 pb $29.95 them from their Euro-Canadian neighbours.
216 pages, 6 x 9"
9 b&w photos, 16 tables, 1 map Contents
Aboriginal History Introduction
1 The Mi’kmaw World in 1900
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
2 Continuity and Change in Mi’kmaw Politics to 1899
Atlantic History
3  The Origins of the Triennial Band Council System
Political Science 4 Federal Interference and Political
Persistence in Mi’kmaw Communities
5 The Limits of Triennial Elections
Conclusion
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Politics Politics

Nunavut Hunters and Bureaucrats


Rethinking Political Culture Power, Knowledge, and Aboriginal-
Ailsa Henderson State Relations in the Southwest
Yukon
Paul Nadasdy

Shortlisted for Winner, 2004


the 2008 Donald Julian Steward
Smiley Book Prize, Prize, American
Canadian Political Anthropological
Science Association Association

Political culture in Nunavut has long been This book challenges the conventional
characterized by different approaches wisdom that land claims and
to political life: traditional Inuit attitudes co-management – two of the most
toward governance, federal aspirations visible and celebrated elements of the
for the political integration of Inuit, and restructuring of the relationship between
territorial strategies for institutional Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian state
development. Ailsa Henderson links these – will help reverse centuries of inequity.
features to contemporary political attitudes Based on three years of ethnographic
and behaviour, concluding that a distinctive research in the Yukon, this book examines
political culture is emerging in Nunavut. the complex relationship between the
Drawing upon extensive fieldwork and people of Kluane First Nation, the land and
quantitative analysis, this book provides the animals, and the state. This book moves
first systematic, empirical study of political beyond conventional models of colonialism,
life in Nunavut, offering comprehensive in which the state is treated as a monolithic
analysis of the evolving nature of aboriginal entity, and instead explores how “state
self-government in the Arctic and shedding power” is reproduced through everyday
crucial light on Inuit–non-Inuit relations. bureaucratic practices – including struggles
over the production and use of knowledge.
Ailsa Henderson is a senior lecturer
in the School of Social and Political Paul Nadasdy is an associate professor
Science at the University of Edinburgh. of anthropology at Cornell University.

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272 pages, 6 x 9" 328 pages, 6 x 9"
29 b&w figures and tables 23 b&w photographs, 5 tables, 3 maps
Northern Studies Aboriginal History
Nunavut Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Political Science Northern Studies

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“Real” Indians and Others Navigating Neoliberalism


Mixed-Blood Urban Native Peoples Self-Determination and the Mikisew
and Indigenous Nationhood Cree First Nation
Bonita Lawrence Gabrielle Slowey

In this pioneering book, Bonita Lawrence Navigating Neoliberalism argues that


draws on the first-person accounts of neoliberalism, which drives government
thirty Toronto residents of Aboriginal policy concerning First Nations in Canada,
descent, as well as archival materials, can also drive self-determination. And in
sociological research, and her own urban a globalizing world, new opportunities for
Native heritage and experiences, to shed indigenous governance may transform
light on the Canadian government’s efforts socioeconomic well-being. Gabrielle Slowey
to define Native identity through the studies the development of First Nations
years. She describes the devastating loss governance in health, education, economic
of community that has resulted and how development, and housing. Contrary
urban Native people have wrestled with to the popular belief that First Nations
their past and current identities. Lawrence suffer in an age of state retrenchment,
also explores the forms of nation-building privatization, and decentralization,
that can reconcile the differences in Slowey finds that the Mikisew First
experiences and distinct agendas of urban Nation has successfully exploited
and reserve-based Native communities. opportunities for greater autonomy
and well-being that the current political
Bonita Lawrence is an associate
and economic climate has presented.
professor at York University, where she
teaches anti-racism and Native Studies. Gabrielle Slowey is an
assistant professor of political
2004, 978-0-7748-1103-3 pb $34.95
science at York University.
328 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal History 2008, 978-0-7748-1406-5 pb $30.95
Aboriginal Politics & Policy 160 pages, 6 x 9"
3 maps, 2 tables
Aboriginal Law
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Political Science

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Aboriginal & Metis Histories

One of the Family


Metis Culture in Nineteenth–Century Northwestern Saskatchewan
Brenda Macdougall

The central concept that underlies this important


new book is wahkootowin, “a worldview linking land,
family, and identity in one interconnected web of
being.” This original and richly researched work
follows four generations of widely connected Metis
families in the Île à la Crosse region, illuminating
their lives and histories as concrete expressions
of this powerful organizing principle learned from
their Aboriginal mothers and grandmothers.
– Jennifer S.H. Brown, FRSC, professor of
history and director, Centre for Rupert’s
Land Studies, University of Winnipeg

In this groundbreaking study, Brenda Macdougall


employs the concept of wahkootowin – the Cree
term for a worldview that privileges family and
values interconnectedness – to trace the emergence
of a Metis community in northern Saskatchewan.
Wahkootowin describes how relationships worked
and helps to explain how the Metis negotiated
Brenda Macdougall is an with local economic and religious institutions
associate professor in the while nurturing a society that emphasized family
Department of Native Studies at obligation and responsibility. This innovative
the University of Saskatchewan. exploration of the birth of Metis identity offers
a model for future research and discussion.
February 2010
978-0-7748-1729-5 hc $85.00 Contents
July 2010 Introduction
1 “They are strongly attached to the
978-0-7748-1730-1 pb $34.95
country of rivers, lakes, and forests”: The
360 pages, 6 x 9"
Social Landscapes of the Northwest
8 b&w photos, 5 maps, 2 “The bond that connected one human being to
24 family trees another”: Social Construction of the Metis Family
Aboriginal History 3 “To live in the land of my Mother”: Residency and
Saskatchewan History Patronymic Connections Across the Northwest
4 “After a man has tasted of the comforts of
married life this living alone comes pretty tough”:
Family, Acculturation, and Roman Catholicism
5 “The only men obtainable who know the
country and Indians are all married”:
Family, Labour, and the HBC
6 “The HalfBreeds of this place always
did and always will dance”: Competition,
Freemen, and Contested Spaces
7 “I Thought it advisable to furnish him”: Freemen
to Free Traders in the Northwest Fur Trade
Conclusion
Appendix; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography;
Index of Names; Index of Subjects

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Gathering Places
Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories
Edited by Carolyn Podruchny and Laura Peers

British traders and Ojibwe hunters. Cree women


and their metis daughters. These people and their
complex identities were not featured in history
writing until the 1970s, when scholars from multiple
disciplines began to bring new perspectives to
bear on the past. Gathering Places presents some
of the most innovative approaches to metis, fur
trade, and First Nations history being practised
today. By drawing on archaeological, material, oral,
and ethnographic evidence and exploring personal
approaches to history and scholarship, the authors
depart from the old paradigm of history writing
and offer new models for recovering Aboriginal
and cross-cultural experiences and perspectives.

Contents
 Preface
1 Introduction: Complex Subjectivities, Multiple Ways
of Knowing / Laura Peers and Carolyn Podruchny
Part 1: Using Material Culture
2 Putting Up Poles: Power, Navigation, and Cultural
Carolyn Podruchny teaches Mixing in the Fur Trade / Carolyn Podruchny,
history at York University. Frederic W. Gleach, and Roger Roulette
Laura Peers teaches and 3 Dressing for the Homeward Journey: Western
is a curator at the Pitt Rivers Anishinaabe Leadership Roles Viewed
Museum, University of Oxford. through Two Nineteenth-Century Burials /
Cory Willmott and Kevin Brownlee
September 2010 Part 2: Using Documents
978-0-7748-1843-8 hc $85.00 4 Anishinaabe Toodaims: Contexts for
July 2011 Politics, Kinship, and Identity in the
Eastern Great Lakes / Heidi Bohaker
978-0-7748-1844-5 PB $34.95
5 The Contours of Everyday Life: Food and Identity
352 pages, 6 x 9"
in the Plateau Fur Trade / Elizabeth Vibert
17 photos, 3 paintings, 1 map, 4 6 “Make it last forever as it is”: John McDonald
tables of Garth’s Vision of a Native Kingdom in
Aboriginal History / the Northwest / Germaine Warkentin
Historiography /  Part 3: Ways of Knowing
Anthropology 7 Being and Becoming Métis: A Personal
Reflection / Heather Devine
8 Historical Research and the Place
of Oral History: Conversations from
Berens River / Susan Elaine Gray
Part 4: Ways of Representing
9 Border Identities: Métis, Halfbreed, and
Mixed-Blood / Theresa Schenck
10 Edward Ahenakew’s Tutelage by Paul
Wallace: Reluctant Scholarship, Inadvertent
Preservation / David R. Miller
11 Aboriginal History and Historic Sites: The Shifting
Ground / Laura Peers and Robert Coutts
Afterword: Aaniskotaapaan – Generations
and Successions / Jennifer S.H. Brown
Index

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Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788–1920s


We like to be free in this country
Patricia A. McCormack

The story of the expansion of civilization into the


wilderness continues to shape perceptions of how
Aboriginal people became part of nations such as
Canada. Patricia McCormack subverts this narrative
of modernity by examining nation building from
the perspective of a northern community and its
residents. Fort Chipewyan, she argues, was never
an isolated Aboriginal community but a plural
society at the crossroads of global, national, and
local forces. By tracing the events that led its
Aboriginal residents to sign Treaty 8, and their
struggle to maintain autonomy thereafter, this
groundbreaking study shows that Aboriginal peoples
and others can and have become modern without
relinquishing cherished beliefs and practices.

Contents
1 Writing Fort Chipewyan History
2 Building a Plural Society at Fort Chipewyan
3 The Fur Trade Mode of Production
4 The Creation of Canada: A New
Patricia a. McCormack is Plan for the Northwest
an associate professor in the 5 Local Impacts: State Expansion, the
Faculty of Native Studies at Athabasca District, and Fort Chipewyan
the University of Alberta. 6 Christian Missions
7 The Ways of Life at Fort Chipewyan:
November 2010 Cultural Baselines at the Time of Treaty
978-0-7748-1668-7 hc $85.00 8 Treaty 8 and Métis Scrip: Canada
July 2011 Bargains for the North
978-0-7748-1669-4 pb $39.95 9 The Government Foot in the Door
352 pages, 6 x 9" 10 Fort Chipewyan and the New Regime
Epilogue: Facing the Future
50 b&w photos, 8 maps, 8 tables, 2
Appendix; References; Index
family trees
Aboriginal History
Alberta History
Historiography

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Taking Medicine
Women’s Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta,
1880–1930
Kristin Burnett

Hunters, medicine men, and missionaries continue


to dominate images and narratives of the West,
even though historians have recognized women’s
role as colonizer and colonized since the 1980s.
Kristin Burnett helps to correct this imbalance
by presenting colonial medicine as a gendered
phenomenon. Although the imperial eye focused
on medicine men, Aboriginal women in the Treaty
7 region served as healers and caregivers – to
their own people and to settler society – until
the advent of settler-run hospitals and nursing
stations. By revealing Aboriginal and settler
women’s contributions to health care, Taking
Medicine challenges traditional understandings
of colonial medicine in the contact zone.

Contents
Introduction
1 The North-Western Plains and Its People
2 Setting the Stage: Engendering the
Therapeutic Culture of the Siksika,
Kristin Burnett is a member Kainai, Pikuni, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney
of the Department of History 3 Giving Birth: Women’s Health Work and
at Lakehead University. Western Settlement, 1850-1900
4 Converging Therapeutic Systems:
October 2010 Encounters between Aboriginal and
978-0-7748-1828-5 hc $85.00 Non-Aboriginal Women, 1870s-1890s
July 2011 5 Laying the Foundation: The Work of
978-0-7748-1829-2 pb $32.95 Nurses, Nursing Sisters, and Female
200 pages, 6 x 9" Attendants on Reserves, 1890 to 1915
15 b&w photographs, 1 map 6 Taking Over the System: Graduate Nurses,
Nursing Sisters, Female Attendants, and
Aboriginal History
Indian Health Services, 1915-1930
Aboriginal Health
7  The Snake and the Butterfly:
Alberta History Midwifery and Birth Control
Women’s Studies Conclusion
Notes; Bibliography

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Contact Zones Paddling to Where I Stand


Aboriginal and Settler Women in Agnes Alfred, Qwiqwasutinuxw
Canada’s Colonial Past Noblewoman
Edited by Myra Rutherdale and Edited by Martine J. Reid and Daisy
Katie Pickles Sewid-Smith

Winner of the 2006 Honourable


Best Article on the Mention, 2005
History of Sexuality British Columbia
in Canada, CCHS, Historical Federation
Canadian History Book Prize
Association
Honourable Mention,
2004 Lieutenant-
Governor’s Medal
for Historical Writing,
BC Historical
Federation
As both colonizer and colonized (sometimes
even simultaneously), women were uniquely The first-ever biography written about
positioned at the axis of the colonial a woman of the Northwest Coast’s
encounter – the so-called “contact zone” Kwakwakawakw people, Paddling to
– between Aboriginals and newcomers. Where I Stand presents the memoirs of
Aboriginal women shaped identities for Agnes Alfred (c.1890-1992), a non-literate
themselves in both worlds. By recognizing noble Qwiqwasutinuxw woman of the
the necessity to “perform,” they enchanted Kwakwaka'wakw Nation and one of the
and educated white audiences across last great storytellers among her peers
Canada. On the other side of the coin, in the classic oral tradition. Agnes Alfred
newcomers imposed increasing regulation documents, through myths, historical
on Aboriginal women’s bodies. Contact accounts, and personal reminiscences,
Zones provides insight into the ubiquity the foundations and the enduring pulse
and persistence of colonial discourse. of her living culture. But this is more than
What bodies belonged inside the nation, another anthropological interpretation; it
who were outsiders, and who transgressed is the first-hand account of the greatest
the rules – these are the questions at period of change the Kwakwaka’wakw
the heart of this provocative book. people experienced since first contact
with Europeans, and Alfred’s memoirs
Katie Pickles is an associate professor in flow from her urgent desire to pass on
the Department of History at the University her knowledge to younger generations.
of Canterbury. Myra Rutherdale is an
associate professor in the Department of Martine J. Reid (editor) is an independent
History at York University. scholar whose interests are in the field of
Contributors: Jean Barman, Robin Northwest Coast cultural and aesthetic
Jarvis Brownlie, Sarah Carter, Jo-Anne anthropology. Daisy Sewid-Smith
Fiske, Carole Gerson, Cecilia Morgan, (translator) is Agnes Alfred’s granddaughter,
Dianne Newell, Adele Perry, Joan I. a cultural historian, and a Kwakwaka'wakw
Sangster, Veronica Strong-Boag. language instructor in the Faculty of
Education at the University of Victoria.
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Aboriginal History 36 b&w photos, 8 illustrations, 1 map
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New Histories for Old The Red Man’s on the Warpath


Changing Perspectives on The Image of the “Indian” and the
Canada’s Native Pasts Second World War
Edited by Theodore Binnema and R. Scott Sheffield
Susan Neylan

During the Second World War, thousands of


Scholarly depictions of the history of First Nations people joined in the national
Aboriginal people in Canada have changed crusade to defend freedom and democracy.
dramatically since the 1970s when Arthur J. High rates of Native enlistment and public
(“Skip”) Ray entered the field. New Histories demonstrations of patriotism encouraged
for Old examines this transformation while Canadians to re-examine the roles and
extending the scholarship on Canada’s status of Native people in Canadian society.
Aboriginal history in new directions. This The Red Man’s on the Warpath explores how
collection combines essays by prominent wartime symbolism and imagery propelled
senior historians, geographers, and the “Indian problem” onto the national
anthropologists with contributions by agenda, and why assimilation remained
new voices in these fields. The chapters the goal of post-war Canadian Indian
reflect themes including Native struggles policy – even though the war required
for land and resources under colonialism, that it be rationalized in new ways.
the fur trade, “Indian” policy and treaties,
R. Scott Sheffield teaches in
mobility and migration, disease and
the History Department at the
well-being, and Native-newcomer relations.
University of the Fraser Valley.
Ted Binnema is professor of history at the
2003, 978-0-7748-1095-1 pb $34.95
University of Northern British Columbia.
240 pages, 6 x 9"
Susan Neylan is associate professor
9 b&w photos
of history at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Aboriginal History
2007, 978-0-7748-1414-0 pb $34.95 Military History
304 pages, 6 x 9"
4 b&w tables
Aboriginal History
Canadian Aboriginal History
Historiography

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BC Studies

Writing British Columbia History, 1784–1958

Chad Reimer

This sweeping exploration of history writing in


British Columbia shows how historians helped
to construct Canada’s settler society. This highly
readable book has reshaped the way I think about
BC history. Reimer follows five generations of BC
historians as they tried to make the province “home"
by creating a past that celebrated and justified a
“White Man’s Province" dominated by an Anglo elite
... Historians, as Reimer eloquently shows, played
an essential role in the colonization of British
Columbia and the maintenance of minority rule by
a capitalist, Anglo, male elite through the late 20th
century. This book is essential for anyone interested
in the creation of a past for British Columbia.
– John Sutton Lutz, author of Makúk: A New
History of Aboriginal-White Relations

Captain James Cook first made contact with the


area now known as British Columbia in 1778. The
colonists who followed soon realized they needed a
Chad Reimer received his PhD in written history, both to justify their dispossession
history from York University and of Aboriginal peoples and to formulate an identity
works as an independent historian for a new settler society. Writing British Columbia
and author in Chilliwack, BC. History traces how Euro-Canadian historians took
up this task, and struggled with the newness
2009, 978-0-7748-1644-1 hc $85.00 of colonial society and overlapping ties to the
July 2010 British Empire, the United States, and Canada.
978-0-7748-1645-8 pb $29.95 This exploration of the role of history writing in
440 pages, 6 x 9" colonialism and nation building will appeal to anyone
Aboriginal History interested in the history of British Columbia, the
BC History Pacific Northwest, and history writing in Canada.
Historiography
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 The Earliest Pages of History
2 Pioneers, Railways, and Civilization:
The Late Nineteenth Century
3 A Greater Britain on the Pacific:
History in the Edwardian Age
4 The Domain of History: Judge Frederic Howay
5 A Professional Past: The University of
British Columbia and Walter Sage
6 W. Kaye Lamb, Margaret Ormsby, and a
First Generation of BC Historians
Conclusion
Notes; Bibliography of Primary Sources; Index

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Urbanizing Frontiers
Indigenous Peoples and Settlers in 19th-Century Pacific Rim Cities
Penelope Edmonds

This book makes an original and highly important


contribution to the specific historiographies of
Canada and Australia, as well as to the broader
literatures on colonialism, urban development,
and race ... Transnational comparative analysis
is an increasingly important approach to
understanding the past, especially in the study
of colonialism and settler-indigenous relations,
and to my knowledge no other study with this
scope and theoretical bent has been published.
– Lisa-Anne Chilton, Department of History,
University of Prince Edward Island

This book explores the lives of Indigenous peoples


and settlers in two Pacific Rim cities – Victoria,
British Columbia, and Melbourne, Australia. Built
on Indigenous lands and overtaken by gold rushes,
these cities emerged between 1835 and 1871 in
significantly different locations, yet both became
cross-cultural and segregated sites of empire. This
Penelope Edmonds is an innovative study traces how these spaces, and the
Australian Research Council bodies in them, were transformed, sometimes in
Postdoctoral Fellow in the violent ways, creating new spaces and new polities.
School of Historical Studies at
Contents
the University of Melbourne. Introduction
1 Extremities of Empire: Two Settler-Colonial
2009, 978-0-7748-1621-2 hc $85.00
Cities in Comparative Perspective
July 2010
2 Settler-Colonial Cities: A Survey of
978-0-7748-1622-9 pb $35.95 Bodies and Spaces in Transition
328 pages, 6 x 9" 3 “This Grand Object": Building Towns in
24 b&w photos, 5 maps Indigenous Space [Melbourne, Port Phillip]
Aboriginal History 4 First Nations Space, Protocolonial Space
BC History [Victoria, Vancouver Island, 1843-58]
Australian History 5 The Imagined City and Its Dislocations:
Segregation, Gender, and Town Camps
[Melbourne, Port Phillip, 1839-50]
6 Narratives of Race in the Streetscape: Fears
of Miscegenation and Making White Subjects
[Melbourne, Port Phillip, 1850s-60s]
7 From Bedlam to Incorporation: First Nations
Peoples, Public Space, and the Emerging City
[Victoria, Vancouver Island, 1858-60s]
8 Nervous Hybridity: Bodies, Spaces,
and the Displacements of Empire
[Victoria, British Columbia, 1858-71]
Conclusion
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Colonial Proximities
Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871–1921
Renisa Mawani

This book offers fascinating new perspectives on the


roots of Canadian racism. Moving beyond traditional
narratives of Aboriginal-European contact and
Chinese-European relations, Renisa Mawani probes
the unsettled landscape of crossracial encounters
between “Indians" and “Chinese" in British Columbia
history. She deftly captures the frenzied anxieties
that whites harboured over ungovernable mixed-
race activities, and brilliantly dissects the renewed
state racisms that were born of such encounters.
– Constance Backhouse, Distinguished University
Professor and University Research Chair,
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Encounters among Aboriginal peoples, European


colonists, Chinese migrants, and mixed-race
populations generated a range of racial anxieties
that underwrote colonialism in BC. By focusing on
these points of contact, this book forges critical links
between histories of migration and dispossession.
Renisa Mawani is an associate The book highlights the legal and spatial strategies
professor of sociology at the of rule mobilized by Indian agents, missionaries, and
University of British Columbia. legal authorities who sought to restrict crossracial
encounters. Mawani illustrates how interracial
2009, 978-0-7748-1634-2 pb $32.95 proximities in one colonial contact zone inspired
288 pages, 6 x 9" the production of juridical racial truths and modes
16 b&w photos, 2 tables of governance that continue to linger in the racial
Aboriginal History politics of contemporary settler societies.
BC History
Canadian Legal History Contents
Socio-legal History 1 Introduction: Heterogeneity and Interraciality
in British Columbia’s Colonial “Contact Zone"
Law and Society Series
2 The Racial Impurities of Global Capitalism:
The Politics of Labour, Interraciality, and
Lawlessness in the Salmon Canneries
3 (White) Slavery, Colonial Knowledges,
and the Rise of State Racisms
4 National Formations and Racial Selves:
Chinese Traffickers and Aboriginal Victims
in British Columbia’s Illicit Liquor Trade
5 “The Most Disreputable Characters": Mixed-
Bloods, Internal Enemies, and Imperial Futures
Conclusion: Colonial Pasts, Entangled
Presents, and Promising Futures
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Becoming British Columbia Makúk


A Population History A New History of Aboriginal–White
John Belshaw Relations
John Sutton Lutz

Winner of the 2010


Harold Adams Innis
Prize, Canadian
Federation for the
Humanities and
Social Science

Winner of the 2009


Clio Award for BC,
Canadian Historical
Association
Becoming British Columbia is the first Selected, Outstanding Academic Title, CHOICE
comprehensive, demographic history of this
province. Investigating critical moments John Lutz traces Aboriginal people’s
in the demographic record and linking involvement in the new economy, and their
demographic patterns to larger social and displacement from it, from the arrival of
political questions, it shows how biology, the first Europeans to the 1970s. Drawing
politics, and history conspired with sex, on an extensive array of oral histories,
death, and migration to create a particular manuscripts, newspaper accounts,
kind of society. John Belshaw overturns biographies, and statistical analysis, Lutz
the widespread tendency to associate shows that Aboriginal people flocked to
population growth with progress by the workforce and prospered in the late
examining how the province’s Aboriginal nineteenth century. He argues that the
population of as much as half a million was roots of today’s widespread unemployment
reduced by disease to fewer than 30,000 and “welfare dependency” date only from
people in less than a century. He reveals that the 1950s, when deliberate and inadvertent
the province has a long tradition of thinking policy choices – what Lutz terms the “white
and acting vigorously in ways meant to problem” drove Aboriginal people out of the
control and shape biological communities capitalist, wage, and subsistence economies,
of humans, and suggests that imperialism, offering them welfare as “compensation.”
race, class, and gender have historically
John Sutton Lutz teaches in the
situated population issues at the centre of
Department of History at the University
public consciousness in British Columbia.
of Victoria. He is editor of Myth and
John Douglas Belshaw, formerly Memory: Stories of Indigenous-European
a professor of history at Thompson Contact and co-editor of Situating Race
Rivers University, is now Associate and Racisms in Space, Time, and Theory.
Vice-President of Education at North
2008, 978-0-7748-1140-8 pb $34.95
Island College, Vancouver Island.
460 pages, 6 x 9"
2009, 978-0-7748-1546-8 pb $34.95 180 b&w photos, 10 maps, 8 charts, and 10
300 pages, 6 x 9" tables
4 maps, 19 charts, and 26 tables Aboriginal History
Aboriginal History Aboriginal Politics & Policy
BC History Aboriginal Health
Canadian Aboriginal History
Canadian Aboriginal Political Science

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First Nations of British Be of Good Mind


Columbia, 2nd edition Essays on the Coast Salish
An Anthropological Survey Edited by Bruce Granville Miller
Robert J. Muckle

In this book, anthropologists, archaeologists,


The First Nations of British Columbia, historians, linguists, and Aboriginal
Second Edition, is a concise and accessible leaders focus on how Coast Salish lives
overview of First Nations peoples, cultures, and identities have been influenced by two
and issues in the province. Robert Muckle colonizing nations – Canada and the US –
familiarizes readers with the history, and by shifting Aboriginal circumstances.
diversity, and complexity of First Nations Contributors point to the continual
to provide a context for contemporary reshaping of Coast Salish identities and
concerns and initiatives. This fully revised our understandings of them through
edition explains the current treaty litigation and language revitalization,
negotiation process and provides highlights as well as community efforts to reclaim
of agreements between First Nations their connections with the environment.
and governments. It also details past and They point to significant continuity of
present government policies, identifies networks of kinfolk, spiritual practices,
the territories of major groups in the and understandings of landscape. This
province, gives information on populations, is the first book-length effort to directly
reserves, bands, and language groups, and incorporate Aboriginal perspectives
summarizes archaeological, ethnographic, and a broad interdisciplinary approach
historical, legal, and political issues. to research about the Coast Salish.

Robert J. Muckle has been involved Bruce Granville Miller is a


in numerous anthropological research professor of anthropology at the
projects, served as a consultant to several University of British Columbia.
First Nations, and taught at postsecondary
2007, 978-0-7748-1324-2 pb $34.95
institutions throughout British Columbia.
320 pages, 6 x 9"
He currently teaches anthropology at
15 b&w illustrations, 13 maps
Capilano College in North Vancouver.
Aboriginal History
2006, 978-0-7748-1349-5 pb $20.95 Northwest History
168 pages, 6 x 9"
31 b&w illustrations, 3 maps
Aboriginal History
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Aboriginal Anthropology

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BC Studies BC Studies

Tsawalk Treaty Talks in British Columbia,


A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview Third Edition
E. Richard Atleo (Umeek) Building a New Relationship
Christopher McKee

In Tsawalk , hereditary chief Umeek This updated edition of Treaty Talks in


develops a theory of “Tsawalk,” meaning British Columbia traces the origins and
“one,” that views the nature of existence development of treaty negotiations in
as an integrated and orderly whole, and the province and includes a postscript,
thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship co-authored with Peter Colenbrander,
between the physical and spiritual. Umeek that provides an extensive overview of
demonstrates how Tsawalk provides a the treaty process from 2001 to 2009. The
viable theoretical alternative that both authors outline the achievements of and
complements and expands the view of challenges for the treaty process and review
reality presented by Western science. some of the most recent jurisprudence
Tsawalk, he argues, allows both Western affecting Native and non-Native rights.
and indigenous views to be combined in They also reflect on the growing number
order to advance our understanding of of initiatives outside the treaty process to
the universe. In addition, he shows how achieve reconciliation between First Nations
various fundamental aspects of Nuu-chah- and the Crown and raise questions about
nulth society are based upon Tsawalk, the future relationship between these
and what implications it has today for initiatives and treaty negotiations. Succinct
both Native and non-Native peoples. and informative, this book brings clarity to
a complex and often contentious issue.
E. Richard Atleo, whose Nuu-chah-nulth
name is Umeek, is a hereditary chief. He Christopher McKee is a former political
served as co-chair of the internationally scientist at the University of British
recognized Scientific Panel for Sustainable Columbia and currently Chairman of
Forest Practices in Clayoquot Sound Gavea Emerging Markets Corporation.
and teaches in the First Nations Studies Peter Colenbrander joined the
Department at Malaspina University College. BC Treaty Commission in 1995. From
2001 until his retirement in 2008, he
2004, 978-0-7748-1085-2 pb $30.95
was the manager of the Commission’s
168 pages, 6 x 9"
facilitation and monitoring activities.
15 b&w photos, 2 b&w illustrations, 1 map
Aboriginal History 2009, 978-0-7748-1515-4 pb $30.95
Aboriginal Anthropology 200 pages, 6 x 9"
Philosophy Aboriginal Policy & Politics
Aboriginal Law
Canadian History
BC Studies

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law

Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples


Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Edited by Louis A. Knafla and Haijo Westra

This book enriches the literature, which is not


greatly endowed with comparative scholarship
on indigenous rights, and it will help scholars,
policy makers, students, and indigenous groups
to better appreciate both historical and recent
legal developments in common law jurisdictions.
– Benjamin J. Richardson, Osgoode Hall
Law School, York University

Contents
Introduction. “This Is Our Land": Aboriginal
Title at Customary and Common Law in
Comparative Contexts / Louis A. Knafla
Part 1: Sovereignty, Extinguishment, and
Expropriation of Aboriginal Title
1 From the US Indian Claims Commission Cases
to Delgamuukw: Facts, Theories, and Evidence
in North American Land Claims /  Arthur Ray
2 Social Theory, Expert Evidence, and the Yorta
Yorta Rights Appeal Decision / Bruce Rigsby
3 Law’s Infidelity to Its Past: The Failure
to Recognize Indigenous Jurisdiction in
Louis A. Knafla is professor
Australia and Canada / David Yarrow
emeritus of the Department
4 The Defence of Native Title and Dominion
of History and director of in Sixteenth-Century Mexico Compared
Socio-Legal Studies at the with Delgamuukw / Haijo Westra
University of Calgary. Haijo 5 Beyond Aboriginal Title in Yukon: First
Westra is a professor of Nations Land Registries / Brian Ballantyne
Greek and Roman Studies at  Part 2: Native Land, Litigation, and Indigenous Rights
the University of Calgary. 6 The “Race" for Recognition: Toward a
Policy of Recognition of Aboriginal Peoples
April 2010 in Canada / Paul L.A.H. Chartrand
978-0-7748-1560-4 hc $85.00 7 The Sources and Content of Indigenous
January 2011 Land Rights in Australia and Canada: A
978-0-7748-1560-4 PB $32.95 Critical Comparison / Kent McNeil
8 Common Law, Statutory Law, and the Political
272 pages, 6 x 9"
Economy of the Recognition of Indigenous
Aboriginal Law
Australian Rights in Land / Nicolas Peterson
Aboriginal History 9 Claiming Native Title in the Foreshore
Political Science and Seabed / Jacinta Ruru
10 Waterpower Developments and Native Water
Rights Struggles in the North American West
in the Early Twentieth Century: A View from
Three Stoney Nakoda Cases / Kenichi Matsui
Conclusion. Power and Principle: State-
Indigenous Relations across Time
and Space / Peter W. Hutchins
Selected Bibliography; General Index; Index of Cases;
Index of Statutes, Treaties, and Agreements

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Law

Between Consenting Peoples


Political Community and the Meaning of Consent
Edited by Jeremy Webber and Colin M. Macleod

By examining how consent serves as the foundation


for political community, especially in relations
between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples, this
book seeks to draw perspectives from indigenous
relations into the heart of political theory.

Consent has long been used to establish the


legitimacy of society. But when one asks – who
consented? how? to what type of community? –
consent becomes very elusive, more myth than
reality. In Between Consenting Peoples, leading
scholars of legal and political theory examine the
different ways in which consent has been used
to justify political communities and the authority
of law, especially in indigenous-nonindigenous
relations. They explore the kind of consent – the
kind of attachment – that might ground political
community and establish a fair relationship
between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples.

Contents
Jeremy Webber holds the Introduction
Canada Research Chair in Law 1 The Meanings of Consent / Jeremy Webber
and Society at the University of Part 1: The Challenges of Consent
Victoria and is a Trudeau Fellow. in Indigenous Contexts
Colin M. Macleod is an associate 2 Living Together: Gitksan Legal Reasoning as
professor of law and philosophy a Foundation for Consent / Val Napoleon
3 “Thou Wilt Not Die of Hunger ... for I Bring
at the University of Victoria.
Thee Merchandise": Consent, Intersocietal
November 2010 Normativity, and the Exchange of Food at
978-0-7748-1883-4 hc $85.00 York Factory, 1682-1763 / Janna Promislow
4 The Complexity of the Object of Consent:
July 2011
Some Australian Stories / Tim Rowse
978-0-7748-1884-1 pb $34.95
Part 2: Reconceiving Consent in Political
272 pages, 6 x 9" and Legal Philosophy
Law & Society 5 Indigenous Peoples and Political
Law & Politics Legitimacy / Margaret Moore
Aboriginal Politics & Policy 6 Consent, Legitimacy, and the Foundation of
Constitutional Law Political and Legal Authority / David Dyzenhaus
Political Science 7 Consent or Contestation? / Duncan Ivison
8 Beyond Consent and Disagreement: Why Law’s
Authority is Not Just about Will / Andrée Boisselle
Concluding Reflections
9 Consent, Hegemony, and Dissent in
Treaty Negotiations / James Tully
Index

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Law Law

Indigenous Legal Traditions Let Right Be Done


Edited by the Law Commission of Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case,
Canada and the Future of Indigenous Rights
Edited by Hamar Foster, Jeremy Webber,
and Heather Raven

The essays in this book present important


perspectives on the role of Indigenous
legal traditions in reclaiming and In 1973 the Supreme Court of Canada issued
preserving the autonomy of Aboriginal a landmark decision in the Calder case,
communities and in reconciling the confirming that Aboriginal title constituted a
relationship between these communities right within Canadian law. Let Right Be Done
and Canadian governments. Although examines the doctrine of Aboriginal title
Indigenous peoples had their own systems thirty years later and puts the Calder case
of law based on their social, political, and in its legal, historical, and political context,
spiritual traditions, under colonialism their both nationally and internationally. With
legal systems have often been ignored its innovative blend of scholarly analysis
or overruled by non-Indigenous laws. and input from many of those intimately
Today, however, these legal traditions are involved in the case, this book should be
being reinvigorated and recognized as essential reading for anyone interested in
vital for the preservation of the political Aboriginal law, treaty negotiations, and the
autonomy of Aboriginal nations and the history of the “BC Indian land question.”
development of healthy communities.
Hamar Foster is Professor of Law
The Law Commission of Canada at the University of Victoria. Heather
is an independent federal law reform Raven is Senior Lecturer in Law at the
agency that advises Parliament on how University of Victoria. Jeremy Webber
to improve and modernize Canada’s laws. holds the Canada Research Chair in Law
Contributors: Dawnis Kennedy, Andrée and Society at the University of Victoria.
Lajoie, Ghislain Otis, Ted Palys and Wenona
2007, 978-0-7748-1404-1 pb $34.95
Victor, Paulette Regan, and Perry Shawana.
352 pages, 6 x 9"
2007, 978-0-7748-1371-6 pb $34.95 12 b&w photos, 1 map
192 pages, 6 x 9" Aboriginal History
Aboriginal History Aboriginal Law
Aboriginal Law Constitutional Law
Legal Dimensions series Legal History
Law and Society Series

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Law Law

Lament for a First Nation Landing Native Fisheries


The Williams Treaties of Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights
Southern Ontario in British Columbia, 1849–1925
Peggy J. Blair Douglas C. Harris

Honourable Mention,
2009 Lieutenant-
Governor’s Medal
for Historical Writing,
BC Historical
Federation

In a 1994 decision known as Howard, the Landing Native Fisheries reveals the
Supreme Court of Canada held that the contradictions and consequences of an
Aboriginal signatories to the 1923 Williams Indian land policy premised on access
Treaties had knowingly given up not only to fish, on one hand, and a program
their title to off-reserve lands but also their of fisheries management intended to
treaty rights to hunt and fish for food. No open the resource to newcomers, on the
other First Nations in Canada have ever other. Beginning with the first treaties
been found to have willingly surrendered signed on Vancouver Island between
similar rights. Blair argues that the 1850 and 1854, Douglas Harris maps the
Canadian courts caused a serious injustice connections between the colonial land
by applying erroneous cultural assumptions policy and the law governing the fisheries.
in their interpretation of the evidence. In so doing, Harris rewrites the history of
In particular, they confused provincial colonial dispossession in British Columbia,
government policy, which has historically offering a new and nuanced examination
favoured public over special rights, with the of the role of law in the consolidation
understanding of the parties at the time. of power within the colonial state.

Peggy J. Blair is one of Canada’s leading Douglas C. Harris is a member of


lawyers in the field of Aboriginal law. the Faculty of Law at the University
of British Columbia and the author of
2008, 978-0-7748-1513-0 pb $34.95 Fish, Law, and Colonialism: The Legal
364 pages, 6 x 9" Capture of Salmon in British Columbia

Aboriginal Law 2008, 978-0-7748-1420-1 pb $34.95


Ontario History 268 pages, 6 x 9"
Legal History 15 b&w photos, 25 maps, 3 tables
Law and Society Series Aboriginal History
Aboriginal Law
BC History
Foresty, Fisheries & Resources
Legal History
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Law Law

Protection of First Nations First Nations Cultural Heritage


Cultural Heritage and Law
Laws, Policy, and Reform Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives
Edited by Catherine Bell and Edited by Catherine Bell and
Robert K. Paterson Val Napoleon

Indigenous peoples around the world are First Nations Cultural Heritage and
seeking greater control over tangible and Law explores First Nations perspectives
intangible cultural heritage. In Canada, on cultural heritage and issues of reform
issues concerning repatriation and trade of within and beyond Western law. Written in
material culture, heritage site protection, collaboration with First Nation partners,
treatment of ancestral remains, and control it contains seven case studies featuring
over intangible heritage are governed by indigenous concepts, legal orders,
a complex legal and policy environment. and encounters with legislation and
This volume looks at the key features negotiations; a national review essay; three
of Canadian, US, and international law chapters reflecting on major themes; and a
influencing indigenous cultural heritage in self-reflective critique on the challenges of
Canada. Legal and extralegal avenues for collaborative and intercultural research.
reform are examined and opportunities and
Catherine Bell is a professor of law at the
limits of existing frameworks are discussed.
University of Alberta. Val NapoleOn teaches
Is a radical shift in legal and political
in the Faculty of Native Studies and the
relations necessary for First Nations
Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta.
concerns to be meaningfully addressed?
2008, 978-0-7748-1462-1 pb $34.95
Catherine Bell is a professor of law
544 pages, 6 x 9"
at the University of Alberta. Robert
Aboriginal History
K. Paterson is a professor of law at
Aboriginal Law
the University of British Columbia.
Social & Cultural Anthropology
2009, 978-0-7748-1464-5 pb $34.95 Law & Society
464 pages, 6 x 9" Law and Society Series
Aboriginal History
Aboriginal Law
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Law & Society
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Law Education & Health

Between Justice and Certainty Braiding Histories


Treaty Making in British Columbia Learning from Aboriginal Peoples’
Andrew Woolford Experiences and Perspectives
Susan D. Dion

Since the BC treaty process was established This book proposes a new pedagogy for
in 1992, two discourses have become addressing Aboriginal subject material,
prominent within the treaty negotiations. shifting the focus from an essentializing
The first, a discourse of justice, asks how we or “othering” exploration of the attributes
can remedy the past injustices imposed on of Aboriginal peoples to a focus on
BC First Nations. The second, a discourse historical experiences that inform
of certainty, asks whether historical repair our understanding of contemporary
can occur in a manner that provides a relationships between Aboriginal and
better future for all British Columbians. non-Aboriginal peoples. Reflecting on the
Andrew Woolford examines the interplay process of writing a series of stories, Dion
between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal takes up questions of (re)presenting the
visions of justice and certainty to determine lived experiences of Aboriginal people
whether there is a space between the in the service of pedagogy. Investigating
two concepts in which modern treaties what happened when the stories were
can be made. He suggests that greater taken up in history classrooms, she
attention to justice is necessary if we are illustrates how our investments in
to initiate a process of reconciliation. particular identities structure how we
hear and what we are “willing to know."
Andrew Woolford is associate
professor in the Department of Sociology Susan D. Dion is a professor in the
at the University of Manitoba. Faculty of Education at York University.

2006, 978-0-7748-1132-3 pb $34.95 2009, 978-0-7748-1518-5 pb $34.95


248 pages, 6 x 9" 252 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal Law 16 b&w photos
Aboriginal Politics & Policy Aboriginal Education
Sociology

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Education & HEalth

Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic


Heather E. McGregor

This book is very important to the field of Inuit


education. In April 2008 Inuit Tapiritsat Kanatmi,
the pan-Canadian Inuit political organization,
called a national summit to address the failure of
current schooling to meet the academic, social,
and cultural needs of Inuit students in formal
schooling in the four Inuit regions of Canada.
This book clearly shows that when schools create
different power relationships with Inuit families
and communities, positive results can be seen.
– Joanne Tompkins, author of Teaching in a Cold
and Windy Place: Change in an Inuit School

Since the mid-twentieth century, sustained contact


between Inuit and newcomers in the Eastern Arctic
has led to profound changes in education, including
the experience of colonization and progress toward
the re-establishment of traditional education in
schools. Heather McGregor assesses these trends
over four periods – the traditional, the colonial
Heather E. McGregor is a (1945–70), the territorial (1971–81), and the local
researcher who currently works (1982–99). She concludes that education is most
for the public service in Nunavut. successful when Inuit involvement and local control
support a system reflecting Inuit culture and visions.
May 2010
978-0-7748-1744-8 hc $85.00 Contents
January 2011 Introduction
1 History of the Eastern Arctic:
978-0-7748-1745-5 pb $32.95
Foundations and Themes
224 pages, 6 x 9"
2  Living and Learning on the Land: Inuit
9 b&w photos, 1 map Education in the Traditional Period
Aboriginal Education 3  Qallunaat Schooling: Assimilation
Educational Policy & Theory/ in the Colonial Period
Aboriginal History 4  Educational Change: New Possibilities
Aboriginal Politics & Policy in the Territorial Period
Northern Canada 5  Reclaiming the Schools: Inuit
Involvement in the Local Period
Afterword
Appendix: Inuit Qaujimajatuqanginnik
(IQ) Guiding Principles
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Education & HEalth Education & HEalth

Supporting Indigenous Indigenous Storywork


Children’s Development Educating the Heart, Mind, Body,
Community-University Partnerships and Spirit
Jessica Ball and Alan R. Pence Jo-ann Archibald

This book challenges and offers an Jo-ann Archibald worked closely with
alternative to the imposition of best Coast Salish Elders and storytellers, who
practices on communities by outside shared both traditional and personal
specialists. It tells of an unexpected life-experience stories, in order to
partnership initiated by an Aboriginal tribal develop ways of bringing storytelling
council with the University of Victoria’s into educational contexts. Indigenous
School of Child and Youth Care. The Storywork is the result of this research and
partnership produced a new approach it demonstrates how stories have the power
to professional education, in which to educate and heal the heart, mind, body,
community leaders are co-constructors of and spirit. It builds on the seven principles
the curriculum. Word of this “generative of respect, responsibility, reciprocity,
curriculum” has spread, and now more reverence, holism, interrelatedness,
than sixty communities have participated and synergy that form a framework for
in the First Nations Partnerships Program. understanding the characteristics of stories,
The authors show how this innovative appreciating the process of storytelling,
program has strengthened community establishing a receptive learning context,
capacity to design, deliver, and evaluate and engaging in holistic meaning-making.
culturally appropriate programs to
Jo-ann Archibald, also known as
support young children’s development.
Q’um Q’um Xiiem, from the Stó:lo
Jessica Ball and Alan r. Pence are Nation, is Associate Dean for Indigenous
professors in the School of Child and Education in the Faculty of Education
Youth Care at the University of Victoria. at the University of British Columbia.

2006, 978-0-7748-1231-3 pb $34.95 2008, 978-0-7748-1402-7 pb $29.95


152 pages, 6 x 9" 192 pages, 6 x 9"
4 b&w illustrations, 9 tables, 1 map Aboriginal Education
Aboriginal Education BC Aboriginal Studies
Pre-School Education Literature, Languages & Linguistics

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Education & HEalth Education & HEalth

Healing Traditions Protecting Aboriginal Children


The Mental Health of Aboriginal Chris Walmsley
Peoples in Canada
Edited by Laurence J. Kirmayer and
Gail Guthrie Valaskakis

Since the 1980s, bands and tribal councils


have developed unique community-based
child welfare services to better protect
Aboriginal children. Protecting Aboriginal
Aboriginal peoples in Canada have diverse
Children explores contemporary approaches
cultures but share common social and
to the protection of Aboriginal children
political challenges that have contributed
through interviews with practising social
to their experiences of health and illness.
workers employed at Aboriginal child
This collection addresses the origins of
welfare organizations and the child
mental health and social problems and
protection service in British Columbia. It
the emergence of culturally responsive
places current practice in a sociohistorical
approaches to services and health
context, describes emerging practice in
promotion. Healing Traditions is not a
decolonizing communities, and identifies
handbook of practice but a resource for
the effects of political and media
thinking critically about current issues in
controversy on social workers. This is the
the mental health of indigenous peoples.
first book to document emerging practice
Laurence J. Kirmayer is James McGill in Aboriginal communities and describe
Professor and Director of the Division child protection practice simultaneously
of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry from the points of view of Aboriginal
at McGill University; Director of the and non-Aboriginal social workers.
Culture and Mental Health Research
Christopher Walmsley teaches in
Unit of the Institute for Community and
the School of Social Work and Human
Family Psychiatry at the Jewish General
Service at Thompson Rivers University.
Hospital, Montreal; and Co-Director of
the National Network for Aboriginal 2005, 978-0-7748-1171-2 pb $30.95
Mental Health Research. Gail Guthrie 192 pages, 6 x 9"
Valaskakis was Director of Research, Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Ottawa, Social Work
and Co-Director of the National Network
for Aboriginal Mental Health Research.

2008, 978-0-7748-1524-6 pb $39.95


528 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal Health
Mental Health

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Northern
NorthernStudies
Studies Northern Studies

Settlers on the Edge Kiumajut (Talking Back)


Identity and Modernization on Game Management and Inuit Rights,
Russia’s Arctic Frontier 1950–70
Niobe Thompson Peter Kulchyski and Frank James Tester

Deeply researched and eloquently Kiumajut examines Inuit relations with the
written, Settlers on the Edge shines light Canadian state, with a particular focus on
onto hitherto unexplored territory in two interrelated issues. The first is how a
the literature of the Arctic, namely the deeply flawed set of scientific practices
tortured birth and mercurial fortunes of for counting animal populations led
Russia’s large arctic settler population. policymakers to develop policies and laws
Thompson reveals how the orphan children intended to curtail the activities of Inuit
of a grand Soviet project to “civilize” the hunters. Animal management informed
North wrought from their post-Soviet by this knowledge became a justification
misfortunes a new sense of themselves. for attempts to educate and, ultimately, to
The picture that emerges – of a people of regulate Inuit hunters. The second issue is
the arctic landscape – makes an important Inuit responses to the emerging regime of
and long-overdue contribution to our government intervention. The authors look
understanding of who belongs in the North. closely at resulting court cases and rulings,
– Farley Mowat as well as Inuit petitions. The activities of
the first Inuit community council are also
Niobe Thompson is a documentary examined in exploring how Inuit began
filmmaker, a partner in Clearwater to “talk back” to the Canadian state.
Media, and a research associate at
the Canadian Circumpolar Institute. Peter Kulchyski is a professor in the
He also teaches in the Department of Department of Native Studies at the
Anthropology at the University of Alberta. University of Manitoba. Frank James
Tester is a professor in the School of
2008, 978-0-7748-1468-3 pb $34.95 Social Work at the University of British
316 pages, 6 x 9" Columbia. Kulchyski and Tester are
31 b&w photos, 3 maps co-authors of Tammarniit [Mistakes]: Inuit
Ethnographies Relocation in the Eastern Arctic 1939–63.
Asian History
2007, 978-0-7748-1242-9 pb $34.95
336 pages, 6 x 9"
Canadian History
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
Northern Studies

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international polar institute Press university of washington Press

Inuit Folk-Tales Art Quantum


Collected by Knud Rasmussen The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native
Translated by W. Worster American Fine Art, 2009
Edited by James Nottage

Native languages and ways of living, While blood quantum laws have been used
including the arts of sea kayaking and dog to determine an individual’s inclusion in a
sledding, fascinated Knud Rasmussen, Native group, Eiteljorg fellowship artists
himself of Inuit and Danish descent. have instead come to view themselves
Rasmussen devoted much of his life to as belonging to the “Art Tribe,” through
ethnological and cultural studies throughout the universal process of art creation and
Arctic North America. Establishing a base collaboration. Art Quantum presents
station in Thule, Greenland in 1910, he a selection of the extraordinary work
visited as many Inuit peoples as he could, created by the five artists selected for
took meticulous notes and made sketches, the 2009 Eiteljorg Fellowship. Essays
and compiled hundreds of Native legends by James Nottage, Jennifer Complo
and songs. The tales are grounded in McNutt, Ashley Holland (Cherokee),
the Inuit belief system, itself defined by and Paul Chaat Smith (Comanche) help
superstition and transformation. Thanks to situate the larger issue of Native
to his own mixed heritage, Rasmussen identity in the contemporary art world.
understood Inuit stories at a deeper level
March 2010, 978-0-2959-8996-9 pb $29.95
than did most observers, and documented
96 pages, 6 x 9"
many priceless legends that the West
90 color illustrations
might have otherwise not have noticed.
Aboriginal Studies
Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (1879– Aboriginal Art
1933) was a Greenlandic polar explorer and University of Washington Press
anthropologist. He has been called the Published with the Eiteljorg Museum
“father of Eskimology” and was the first to of American Indians and Western Art,
cross the Northwest Passage via dog sled. Indianapolis

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320 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal History
International Polar Institute Press
Canadian rights only

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University of Washington Press University of Washington Press

Becoming Tsimshian The Power of Promises


The Social Life of Names Rethinking Indian Treaties in the
Christopher F. Roth Pacific Northwest
Edited by Alexandra Harmon

shian
tsim
ming
beco AM ES The POWER of PROMISES
OF N
LI FE
SO CI A L
TH E
CHRISTOPHER F. ROTH

R E T H I N K I N G I N D I A N T R E AT I E S
I N T H E PAC I F I C N ORT H W E S T
Edited by Alexandra Harmon

The Tsimshian people of coastal British In The Power of Promises , a distinguished


Columbia use a system of hereditary group of scholars, representing many
name-titles in which names are treated as disciplines, discuss the legacy of treaties
objects of inheritable wealth. Becoming with Native American groups in the Pacific
Tsimshian examines the way in which names Northwest, which have had profound
link members of a lineage to a past and implications for land ownership, resource
to the places where that past unfolded. In access, and political rights. Treaties have
investigating the different dimensions of been employed hundreds of times to define
the Tsimshian naming system, Christopher relations between indigenous and colonial
F. Roth draws extensively on recent societies, many such pacts have continuing
literature, archival reference, and elders in legal force, and many have been the focus
Tsimshian communities. Becoming Tsimshian of recent, high-stakes legal contests. This
covers important themes in linguistic and book shows that treaties have implications
cultural anthropology and ethnic studies. for important aspects of human history and
contemporary existence, including struggles
Christopher F. Roth is a lecturer
for political and cultural power, law’s effect
in anthropology at the University
on people’s self-conceptions, the functions
of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
of stories about the past, and the process
2008, 978-0-2959-8807-8 pb $32.95 of defining national and ethnic identities.
296 pages, 6 x 9"
Alexandra Harmon is associate
Aboriginal Studies
professor of American Indian studies at
Aboriginal Anthropology
the University of Washington and author of
BC Aboriginal Studies
Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and
BC Anthropology
Indian Identities around Puget Sound. .
Linguistics
University of Washington Press 2008, 978-0-2959-8839-9 pb $34.95
Canadian rights only 384 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal History
Aboriginal Law
Aboriginal Politics & Policy
University of Washington Press
Published with the Center for the Study of the
Pacific Northwest
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paradigm Publishers University of Arizona Press

Indigenous Peoples and Native American Performance


Globalization and Representation
Resistance and Revitalization Edited by S.E. Wilmer
Thomas D. Hall and James V. Fenelon
Foreword by Duane Champagne

The issues native peoples face intensify


with globalization. Through case studies
from around the world, Hall and Fenelon
demonstrate how indigenous peoples’
movements can be understood only by
linking highly localized processes with
larger global and historical forces. The
authors show that indigenous peoples
have been resisting and adapting to
encounters with states for millennia.
Native American Performance and
Unlike other antiglobalization activists,
Representation provides a comprehensive
indigenous peoples primarily seek
study of Native performance, a
autonomy and the right to determine their
multifaceted and changing art form as
own processes of adaptation and change,
well as a swiftly growing field of research.
especially in relationship to their origin
Notable researchers and performers use
lands and community. The authors link
multiple perspectives, such as feminism,
their analyses to current understandings
literary and film theory, and postcolonial
of the evolution of globalization.
discourse, to look at the varying nature
Thomas D. Hall is the Edward Myers of Native performance strategies, They
Dolan Professor of Anthropology at consider such issues as the effects of
DePauw University. James V. Fenelon miscegenation on traditional customs,
is Professor of Sociology at California Native women’s position in a multicultural
State University-San Bernardino. society, and the relationship between
authenticity and hybridity in Native
2009, 978-1-5945-1658-0 pb $33.95 performance. An important addition to
208 pages, 6 x 9" Native performance studies, Wilmer’s book
Aboriginal Studies cuts across disciplines and areas of study
Globalization in a way no other book in the field does.
Paradigm Publishers
Canadian rights only S.E. Wilmer is an associate professor of
drama and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin,
and he has served as a visiting professor
at Stanford University and UC Berkeley.

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Aboriginal Studies
Communication & Cultural Studies
Multiculturalism & Transnationalism
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Mining, the Environment, Landscapes and Social


and Indigenous Development Transformations on the
Conflicts Northwest Coast
Saleem H. Ali Colonial Encounters in the
Fraser Valley
Jeff Oliver

This book gets to the heart of mining The Fraser Valley in British Columbia
resource conflicts and environmental impact has been viewed historically as a typical
assessment by asking why indigenous setting of Indigenous-white interaction. Jeff
communities support mining development Oliver now reexamines the social history
on their lands in some cases but not in of this region from pre-contact to the
others. The author challenges conventional violent upheavals of nineteenth- and early-
theories of conflict based on economics twentieth-century colonialism to argue that
and environmental concerns, proposing the dominant discourses of progress and
that the underlying issue is sovereignty. colonialism often mask the real social and
Activist and environmental groups, he physical process of change that occurred
observes, fail to understand such tribal here. He demonstrates how social change
concerns and often have problems working and cultural understanding are tied to
with tribes on issues where they presume the way that people use and remake the
a common environmental interest. This landscape. Drawing on ethnographic texts,
book goes beyond popular perceptions archaeological evidence, cartography, and
of environmentalism to examine how and historical writing, he has created a deep
when the concerns of industry, society, and history of the valley that enables us to view
tribal governments converge or conflict. how human entanglements with landscape
were creative of a variety of contentious
Saleem H. Ali is an assistant professor issues. It offers a new lens for viewing a
of environmental studies at the University region as it provides fresh insight into such
of Vermont and a research scholar at topics as landscape change, perceptions
the Watson Institute for International of place, and Indigenous-white relations.
Studies at Brown University.
2010, 978-0-8165-2787-8 hc $65.95
2009, 978-0-8165-2879-0 pb $39.95 264 pages, 6 x 9"
254 pages, 6 x 9" Aboriginal History
Aboriginal Politics & Policy Aboriginal Anthropology
Environmental Advocacy & Activism Aboriginal Archaeology
Resource Mangement Geography
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Across a Great Divide The Importance of Being


Continuity and Change in Native Monogamous
American Societies, 1400–1900 Marriage and Nation Building
Laura Scheiber and Mark D. Mitchell in Western Canada to 1915
Sarah Carter

If archaeologists are to bridge the Sarah Carter reveals the pioneering


artificial divide separating history from efforts of government, legal, and religious
prehistory, they must overturn a whole authorities to impose the “one man, one
range of colonial ideas about native woman” model of marriage upon Mormons
Americans and their history. Using data and Aboriginal people in Western Canada.
from a wide variety of geographical, This lucidly written, richly researched book
temporal, and cultural settings, this revises what we know about marriage and
book examines economic, social, and the gendered politics of late-nineteenth-
political stability and transformation in century reform, shifts our understanding
indigenous societies before and after the of Aboriginal history during that time, and
advent of Europeans. With case studies brings together the fields of indigenous and
ranging from sixteenth-century Florida migrant history in new and important ways.
to nineteenth-century coastal Alaska,
Across a Great Divide shows that empirical Sarah Carter is professor and
archaeological research can help replace Henry Marshall Tory Chair in both the
long-standing models of indigenous culture Department of History and Classics
change rooted in colonialist narratives and the Faculty of Native Studies
– and play a major role in decolonizing at the University of Alberta..
knowledge about native peoples. 2008, 978-0-8886-4490-9 pb $29.95
Laura L. Scheiber is an assistant 304 pages, 6 x 9"
professor of anthropology at Indiana Aboriginal History
University and co-editor of Archaeological Canadian Social History
Landscapes on the High Plains . Mark Women’s History
D. Mitchell is a PhD candidate in Sociology of Gender & Family
anthropology at the University of Colorado. Athabasca University Press

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304 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal Studies
Archaeology
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Trail of Story, Travellers’ Path The West and Beyond


Reflections on Ethnoecology and New Perspectives on an
Landscape Imagined “Region”
Leslie Main Johnson Edited by Alvin Finkel, Sarah Carter, and
Peter Fortna

Trail of Story, Traveller’s Path examines The West and Beyond evaluates and
the meaning of landscape, drawn from appraises the state of Western Canadian
Leslie Main Johnson’s rich experience history, acknowledging and assessing
with diverse environments and peoples, the contributions of historians of the
including the Gitksan and Witsuwit’en past and present while showcasing the
of northwestern British Columbia, the research interests of a new generation
Kaska Dene of the southern Yukon, and of scholars. It charts new directions
the Gwich’in of the Mackenzie Delta. With for the future and stimulates further
passion and conviction, Johnson maintains interrogations of our past. The editors
that our response to our environment hope the collection encourages dialogue
shapes our culture, determines our lifestyle, among generations of historians of the
defines our identity, and sets the tone West and among practitioners of diverse
for our relationships and economies. She approaches to the past. It also reflects a
documents the landscape and contrasts the broad range of disciplinary and professional
ecological relationships with land of First boundaries, suggesting a number of
Nations peoples to those of non-indigenous different ways to understand the West.
scientists. The result is an absorbing study
of local knowledge of place and a broad Alvin Finkel is a professor of history at
exploration of the meaning of landscape. Athabasca University. Sarah Carter,
F.R.S.C., is a professor and the Henry
Leslie Main Johnson is an associate Marshall Tory Chair in the Department
professor in the Centre for Work and of History and Classics and Faculty
Community Studies and the Centre for of Native Studies at the University
Integrated Studies at Athabasca University. of Alberta. Peter Fortna is the
heritage research coordinator for the
2010, 978-1-8974-2535-0 pb $34.95
Métis Local 1935 in Fort McMurray.
264 pages, 6 x 9"
b/w and colour images, maps 2010, 978-1-8974-2580-0 pb $29.95
Environmental History 226 pages, 6 x 9"
Aboriginal Studies Aboriginal History
Canadian History Historiography
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Liberalism, Surveillance, Imagining Head-Smashed-In


and Resistance Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the
Indigenous communities in Western Northern Plains
Canada, 1877–1927 Jack W. Brink
Keith D. Smith

Canada is regularly presented as a For millennia, Aboriginal hunters on


country where liberalism has ensured the North American Plains used their
freedom and equality for all. Yet with knowledge of the land and of buffalo
the expansion of settlers into the First behaviour to drive their quarry over cliffs.
Nations territories that became southern Archaeologist Jack Brink has written a
Alberta and British Columbia, liberalism major study of the mass buffalo hunts
proved to be an exclusionary rather than and the culture they supported before
inclusionary force. Between 1877 and and after European contact. By way of
1927, government officials, police officers, example, he draws on his twenty-five
church representatives, ordinary settlers, years excavating at Head-Smashed-In
and many others operated to exclude and Buffalo Jump in southwestern Alberta
reform Indigenous people. Presenting – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Anglo-Canadian liberal capitalist values and
structures and interests as normal, natural, Jack W. Brink is Archaeology Curator at
and beyond reproach devalued virtually the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton.
every aspect of Indigenous cultures. This 2008, 978-1-8974-2504-6 pb $35.95
book explores the means used to facilitate 360 pages, 6 x 9"
and justify colonization, their effects on Aboriginal History
Indigenous economic, political, social, and Anthropology
spiritual lives, and how they were resisted. Archaeology
Keith D. Smith is chair of the Department Athabasca University Press
of First Nations Studies and teaches in
the Department of History at Vancouver
Island University in Nanaimo.

2009, 978-1-8974-2539-8 pb $39.95


256 pages, 6 x 9"
2 maps
Aboriginal History
British Empire History
Canadian Political History
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The Beaver Hills Country Icon, Brand, Myth


A History of Land and Life The Calgary Stampede
Graham A. MacDonald Edited by Max Foran

This book explores a relatively small, but An investigation of the meanings and
interesting and anomalous, region of iconography of the Stampede, an invented
Alberta between the North Saskatchewan tradition that takes over the city of
and the Battle Rivers. The Beaver Hills arose Calgary for ten days every July. Since 1923,
where mountain glaciers from the west met archetypal “Cowboys and Indians” are
continental ice-sheets from the east. An seen again at the chuckwagon races, on
overview of the hills’ physiography helps the midway, and throughout Calgary. Each
us to grasp the complexity and diversity essay in this collection examines a facet
of landscapes, soil types, and vegetation of the experience — from the images on
communities. Ecological themes, such as advertising posters to the ritual of the
climatic cycles, ground water availability, annual parade. This study of the Calgary
vegetation succession and the response of Stampede as a social phenomenon reveals
wildlife, and the impact of fires, shape the the history and sociology of the city of
possibilities and provide the challenges Calgary and the social construction of
to those who have called the region home identity for western Canada as a whole.
or used its varied resources: Aboriginal
Max Foran is a professor in the
peoples, Métis, and European immigrants.
Faculty of Communication and History
Graham A. MacDonald has worked at the University of Calgary.
as a public historian for the Ontario
2008, 978-1-8974-2505-3 pb $29.95
Parks Branch, the Manitoba Heritage
352 pages, 6 x 9"
Branch, and Parks Canada, and as
16 b&w illustrations
a heritage planner in Winnipeg.
Canadian Social History
2009, 978-1-8974-2537-4 pb $29.95 Sociology
190 pages, 6 x 9" Athabasca University Press
35 b&w photos, 10 maps, 2 illustrations, 1 table
Environmental History
Canadian History
Historical Geography
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Making Native Space Tales of Ghosts


Colonialism, Resistance, and First Nations Art in British
Reserves in British Columbia Columbia, 1922–61
R. Cole Harris Ronald W. Hawker

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Finalist, 2002
Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize for best
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Winner of the 2003 Massey Medal, National Blindness
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Winner of the 2003 K.D. Srivastava Prize in the 1920s
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Indian Education in Canada, Aboriginal and Treaty Rights


Volume 1 in Canada
The Legacy Edited by Michael Asch
Edited by Jean Barman, Yvonne
1997, 300 pages, 6 x 9"
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Indian Education in Canada, Aboriginal Conditions


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First Nations Education The Ermatingers


in Canada A 19th-Century Ojibwa-Canadian
The Circle Unfolds Family
Edited by Marie Battiste and W. Brian Stewart
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Emma Crosby and the Methodist An Ethnography for the
Mission on the Northwest Coast Delgamuukw Plaintiffs
Jan Hare and Jean Barman Richard Daly

Commended for the Shortlisted for the


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Intercultural Dispute Resolution Northern Exposures


in Aboriginal Contexts Photographing and Filming the
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David Kahane Peter Geller

2005, 392 pages, 6 x 9" 2005, 280 pages, 6 x 9"


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Poverty Aboriginal Plant Use in


Rights, Social Citizenship, Canada’s Northwest Boreal
and Legal Activism Forest
Edited by Margot Young, Susan B. Robin Marles
Boyd, Gwen Brodsky, and Shelagh Day
2000, 256 pages, 6 x 9"
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Contact and Conflict Ways of Knowing


Indian-European Relations in British Experience, Knowledge, and Power
Columbia, 1774–1890, 2nd edition among the Dene Tha
Robin Fisher Jean-Guy A. Goulet

1992, 282 pages, 6 x 9" 1998, 368 pages, 6 x 9"


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Colonizing Bodies Aboriginal Education


Aboriginal Health and Healing in Fulfilling the Promise
British Columbia, 1900–50 Edited by Marlene Brant Castellano,
Mary-Ellen Kelm Lynne Davis, and Louise Lahache

Winner of the 1999 2001, 296 pages, 6 x 9"


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Columbia, Canadian pb $32.95
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1999, 272 pages, 6 x 9"


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Eagle Down Is Our Law Reclaiming Indigenous Voice


Witsuwit’en Law, Feasts, and Vision
and Land Claims Marie Battiste
Antonia Mills

1994, 238 pages, 6 x 9" 2000, 314 pages, 6 x 9"


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Indigenous Cultures in Preserving What Is Valued


an Interconnected World Museums, Conservation,
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Graeme Ward Miriam Clavir

2001, 236 pages, 6 x 9" Winner of the


978-0-7748-0806-4 2002 Outstanding
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Cis dideen kat – Life Lived Like a Story


When the Plumes Rise Life Stories of Three Yukon
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The Indian Association With Good Intentions


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A History of Political Action Relations in Colonial Canada
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Tammarniit (Mistakes) A People's Dream


Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Aboriginal Self-Government in
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Frank James Tester and Peter Dan Russell
Kulchyski

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Myth and Memory Shifting Boundaries


Stories of Indigenous-European Aboriginal Identity, Pluralist Theory,
Contact and the Politics of Self-Government
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2008, 248 pages, 6 x 9" 2003, 240 pages, 6 x 9"


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The Social Life of Stories Huron-Wendat


Narrative and Knowledge The Heritage of the Circle
in the Yukon Territory Georges F. Sioui
Julie Cruikshank Translated by Jane Brierley

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