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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. <I>'Enough to Keep ...

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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 <I>Delgamuukw</I> 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

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 race-based

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A Chemehuevi Song

The Resilience of a Southern Paiute Tribe

by Clifford E. Trafzer

<P>The Chemehuevi of the Twenty-Nine Palms tribe of Southern California stands as a testament to the power of perseverance. This small, nomadic band of Southern Paiute Indians has been repeatedly marginalized by European settlers, other Native ...

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A Generation Removed

The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World

by Margaret D. Jacobs

<DIV>On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case <I>Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl</I>, which pitted adoptive parents Matt and Melanie Capobianco against baby Veronica’s biological father, Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee ...

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A Hopi Social History

by Scott Rushforth & Steadman Upham

All anthropologists and archaeologists seek to answer basic questions about human beings and society. Why do people behave the way they do? Why do patterns in the behavior of individuals and groups sometimes persist for remarkable periods of ...

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A Knock on the Door

The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Edited and Abridged

by Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada & Aimée Craft

“It can start with a knock on the door one morning. It is the local Indian agent, or the parish priest, or, perhaps, a Mounted Police officer.” So began the school experience of many Indigenous children in Canada for more than a hundred years, ...

ISBN: 9780887555381

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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 ...

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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

by James E. Seaver

<DIV><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 ...

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A Two-Spirit Journey

The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder

by Ma-Nee Chacaby

A compelling, harrowing, but ultimately uplifting story of resilience and self-discovery. "A Two-Spirit Journey" is Ma-Nee Chacaby’s extraordinary account of her life as an Ojibwa-Cree lesbian. From her early, often harrowing memories of life ...

ISBN: 9780887555039

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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

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 ...

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Aboriginal Canada Revisited

by Kerstin Knopf

<DIV><p>Exploring a variety of topics—including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film—<i>Aboriginal Canada Revisited</i> draws a portrait of the current political and cultural position of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. ...

ISBN: 9780776618227

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Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement

Educational Practices and Cultural Sustainability

by Lorenzo Cherubini

Aboriginal people want an education that reflects their cultural values and linguistic heritages, an education that will foster their children's engagement and identity and not marginalize them as learners. This book turns the spotlight on a ...

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Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

by Louis A. Knafla & Haijo Westra

<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 ...

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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

ISBN: 9780295998664

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American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes]

From Counting Coup to Wampum

by Bruce E. Johansen

<p>This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive historical and demographic overview of American Indians along with more than 100 cross-referenced entries on American Indian culture, exploring everything from arts, literature, music, and ...

ISBN: 9781440828744

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American Indian Education

A History

by Jon Reyhner & Jeanne Eder

<DIV><p>In this comprehensive history of American Indian education in the United States from colonial times to the present, historians and educators Jon Reyhner and Jeanne Eder explore the broad spectrum of Native experiences in missionary, ...

ISBN: 9780806148854

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American Indian Identity: Citizenship, Membership, and Blood

Citizenship, Membership, and Blood

by Se-ah-dom Edmo, Jessie Young & Alan Parker

<p>This single-volume book contends that reshaping the paradigm of American Indian identity, blood quantum, and racial distinctions can positively impact the future of the Indian community within America and America itself.</p><p>• Addresses ...

ISBN: 9781440831478

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American Indian Stories of Success: New Visions of Leadership in Indian Country

New Visions of Leadership in Indian Country

by Gerald E. Gipp Ph.D., Linda Sue Warner Ph.D., Janine Pease & others

<p>For the first time, American Indian leadership theory is connected with practice. Featuring 24 perspectives, this book provides the most comprehensive look at contemporary American Indian leadership ever ...

ISBN: 9781440831416

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