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"To Remain an Indian"

Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education

by K. Tsianina Lomawaima & Teresa L. McCarty

<p>What might we learn from Native American experiences with schools to help us forge a new vision of the democratic ideal&#8212;one that respects, protects, and promotes diversity and human rights? In this fascinating portrait of American ...

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'Enough to Keep Them Alive'

Indian Social Welfare in Canada, 1873-1965

by Hugh E.Q. Shewell

<p>Far from being a measure of progress or humanitarian aid, Indian welfare policy in Canada was used deliberately to oppress and marginalize First Nations peoples and to foster their assimilation into the dominant society. <em>'Enough to Keep ...

ISBN: 9781442659315

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'Hang Onto These Words'

Johnny David's Delgamuukw Evidence

by Antonia Mills

<p>In 1985 and 1986, ninety-year-old Witsuwit'en Chief, Maxlaxlex – or Johnny David as he is better known - was the first Witsuwit'en to give Commission Evidence in the <em>Delgamuukw</em> land claims case in which the Witsuwit'en and Gitxsan of

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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

by Chris Andersen

<p>Ask any Canadian what “Métis” means, and they will likely say “mixed race.” Canadians consider Métis mixed in ways that other indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of Métis status on this ...

ISBN: 9780774827249

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A Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundle

Revelations of Indigenous Wisdom--Healing Plants, Practices, and Stories

by Russell Willier, David Young & Robert Rogers

<p>With the rise of urban living and the digital age, many North American healers are recognizing that traditional medicinal knowledge must be recorded before being lost with its elders. <em>A Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundle</em> is a ...

ISBN: 9781583949047

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A Ghost Town on the Yellowstone

by Elliot Paul

<p>The charm of Elliot Paul’s storytelling is that nowhere does he allow relevancy to cloud the brilliance of his art. Mr. Paul seeks to pleasure you. Like a skilful skater on a frozen pond he cuts intricate figures on memory’s gleaming surface.

ISBN: 9781789120202

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A History of Native American Land Rights in Upstate New York

by Cindy Amrhein

A complex and troubled history defines the borders of upstate New York beyond the physical boundaries of its rivers and lakes. The United States and the state were often deceptive in their territory negotiations with the Iroquois Six Nations. ...

ISBN: 9781625854629

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A Land Not Forgotten

Indigenous Food Security and Land-Based Practices in Northern Ontario

by Michael A. Robidoux & Courtney W. Mason

Food insecurity takes a disproportionate toll on the health of Canada’s Indigenous people. "A Land Not Forgotten" examines the disruptions in local food practices as a result of colonization and the cultural, educational, and health consequences

ISBN: 9780887555152

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A Map: From the Old Connecticut Path to the Rio Grande Valley and All the Meaning in Between

by Chellis Glendinning & Hildegarde Hannum

<p>The collection of lectures and publications from the Schumacher Center for a New Economics represents some of the foremost voices on a new economics.</p> <p>&quot;I come to you from a place where the earth is pink”—thus Chellis Glendinning ...

ISBN: 1230000878050

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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

by James E. Seaver

<p>Mary Jemison was one of the most famous white captives who, after being captured by Indians, chose to stay and live among her captors. In the midst of the Seven Years War(1758), at about age fifteen, Jemison was taken from her western ...

ISBN: 9780806148915

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A National Crime

The Canadian Government and the Residential School System

by John S. Milloy

<p>“I am going to tell you how we are treated. I am always hungry.” — Edward B., a student at Onion Lake School (1923) "[I]f I were appointed by the Dominion Government for the express purpose of spreading tuberculosis, there is nothing finer in

ISBN: 9780887555190

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A Quiet Evolution

The Emergence of Indigenous-Local Intergovernmental Partnerships in Canada

by Christopher Alcantara & Jen Nelles

<P>Much of the coverage surrounding the relationship between Indigenous communities and the Crown in Canada has focused on the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. Yet it is at the local level where some of the most important and ...

ISBN: 9781442625891

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A Reporter At Large

Dateline: Pyramid Lake, Nevada

by Aj Liebling

<p>In 1949, renowned journalist A. J. Liebling came to Reno to obtain a divorce, which required that he establish residency in Nevada for a period of six weeks. Liebling stayed at a guest ranch on the shores of Pyramid Lake. While there, his ...

ISBN: 9780874173727

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A Third University Is Possible

by la paperson

<DIV><P><I>A Third University is Possible</I> unravels the intimate relationship between the more than 200 US land grant institutions, American settler colonialism, and contemporary university expansion. Author la paperson cracks open uncanny ...

ISBN: 9781452954103

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

ISBN: 1230000277628

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Abenaki Daring

The Life and Writings of Noel Annance, 1792-1869

by Jean Barman

<p>An Abenaki born in St Francis, Quebec, Noel Annance (1792–1869), by virtue of two of his great-grandparents having been early white captives, attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. Determined to apply his privileged education, he was ...

ISBN: 9780773599680

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Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement

Educational Practices and Cultural Sustainability

by Lorenzo Cherubini

<p>Aboriginal people in Canada want an education that reflects their cultural values and linguistic heritages. They want an education that will foster their children’s sense of engagement and identity, putting them on the path to success. When ...

ISBN: 9780774826587

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Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

by Louis A. Knafla & Haijo Westra

<p><em>Delgamuukw. Mabo. Ngati Apa.</em> Recent cases have created a framework for litigating Aboriginal title in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The distinguished group of scholars whose work is showcased here, however, shows that our ...

ISBN: 9780774859295

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Agayuliyararput/Our Way of Making Prayer

Kegginaqut, Kangiit-llu/Yup'ik Masks and the Stories They Tell

by Ann Fienup-Riordan

<p>Drawing on the remembrances of elders who were born in the early 1900s and saw the last masked Yup?ik dances before missionary efforts forced their decline, Agayuliyararput is a collection of first-person accounts of the rich culture ...

ISBN: 9780295998664

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American Indian Business

Principles and Practices

by Deanna M. Kennedy, Charles F. Harrington, Amy Klemm Verbos & others

<p>American Indian business is booming. The number of American Indian? and Alaska Native?owned businesses increased by 15.3 percent from 2007 to 2012?a time when the total number of US businesses increased by just 2 percent?and receipts grew ...

ISBN: 9780295742106

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