Indigenous Studies

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As Their Natural Resources Fail

Native Peoples and the Economic History of Northern Manitoba, 1870-1930

UBC Press

In this groundbreaking study, Frank Tough examines the role of Native peoples, both Indian and Metis, in the economy of northern Manitoba from Treaty 1 to the Depression.

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Trading Beyond the Mountains

The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843

UBC Press

This books examines the Hudson's Bay company exploration efforts beyond the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean from 1793 to 1843 – which led to the commercial development of the Pacific coast and the Cordilleran interior of western North America.

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The Lillooet Language

Phonology, Morphology, Syntax

UBC Press

This timely book is the first complete descriptive grammar of Lillooet, an indigenous Canadian language spoken in British Columbia, now threatened with extinction.

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Walking in Indian Moccasins

The Native Policies of Tommy Douglas and the CCF

UBC Press

This landmark study examines the Tommy Douglas's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation government - the first socialist government in North America - and the development of policies aimed at Indian and Metis people in the post-war period.

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Tarahumara

The University of Arizona Press

Inhabiting the Sierra Madre Occidental of southwestern Chihuahua in Mexico, the Tarahumara (or Rarámuri) are known in their language as the "foot runners" due to the way in which they must navigate their rugged terrain. This book offers an accessible ethnography of their history, customs, and current life, accompanied by ...

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At the Desert's Green Edge

The University of Arizona Press

The Akimel O'odham, or Pima Indians, of the northern Sonoran Desert continue to make their home along Arizona's Gila River despite the alarming degradation of their habitat that has occurred over the past century. The oldest living Pimas can recall a lush riparian ecosystem and still recite more than two hundred names for plants in ...

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The Lifeline of the Oregon Country

The Fraser-Columbia Brigade System, 1811-47

UBC Press

In The Lifeline of the Oregon Country, James Gibson compellingly immerses the reader in one of the most intractable problems faced by the Hudson’s Bay Company: how to realize wealth from such a remote and formidable land.

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Hidden Dimensions

The Cultural Significance of Wetland Archaeology

UBC Press

Scholars from around the globe examine several aspects of wetland archaeology in North America, Mexico, Europe, eastern Siberia, and New Zealand.

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The Dynamics of Native Politics

The Alberta Metis Experience

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A socio-cultural examination of the political organizations that advocate for Aboriginal rights in government policy and the rationale behind them.

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The Social Life of Stories

Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory

UBC Press

In this illuminating study of indigenous oral narratives, Julie Cruikshank moves beyond the text to explore the social power and significance of storytelling.

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