A brilliant, experimental ethnography, Brushed by Cedar is destined to change the way anthropologists write about the people they befriend.
Crisca Bierwert has created a fresh poststructural ethnography that offers new insights into Coast Salish cultures. Arguing against the existence of a master narrative, she presents ...
Many national parks and monuments tell unique stories of the struggle between the rights of native peoples and the wants of the dominant society. These stories involve our greatest parksYosemite, Yellowstone, Mesa Verde, Glacier, the Grand Canyon, Olympic, Evergladesas well as less celebrated parks elsewhere. In ...
Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam
Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.
Forging New Relationships in Saskatchewan
A much needed discussion on creating collaborative local treaty land arrangements, where First Nations and municipal governments are shaping the future of their respective communities as well as providing a model for other communities.
Essays in Honour of Glyndwr Williams
A new interest in European maritime exploration was aroused with the publication of the first volume of J.C. Beaglehole's edition of The Journals of Captain James Cook in 1955. In the forty-odd years since then ...
Reconstructing History in Northwest Coast Art
This book explores intellectual issues raised by postmodern theory, supported by detailed studies of projects that will interest a boad audience of students, historians, museum-goers, and those intrigued by Native American art and cultural history.
The Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah
This book examines over 4000 years of culture history of the related Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah peoples on western Vancouver Island and the Olympic Peninsula.
The Heritage of the Circle
In this book, Georges Sioui, who is himself Wendat, redeems the original name of his people and tells their centuries-old history by describing their social ideas and philosophy and the relevance of both to contemporary life.
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