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Truth and Conviction

Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.


2020, Winner - Atlantic Book Awards, Atlantic Book Awards and Festival

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Incorporating Culture

How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry

Incorporating Culture examines what happens when Indigenous people assert control over the commercialization of their art by instilling the market with their communities’ values.


2019, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library

2019, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing, UBC Press

2020, Short-listed - Society for Economic Anthropology Book Prize, Society for Economic Anthropology

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The Last Suffragist Standing

The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson

The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.


2019, Short-listed - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing, BC Historical Federation

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A Family Matter

Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy

A Family Matter investigates the implications for immigrants and refugees of the Canadian government’s definition of what constitutes “family.”


2020, Commended - 2020 Lipset Book Award, American Political Science Association

2019, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

By Sarah Cox; Foreword by Alex Neve

Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.


2019, Winner - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes

2019, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Writers' Trust of Canada

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One Hundred Years of Struggle

The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.


2019, Short-listed - Dafoe Book Prize Prize, The Dafoe Foundation

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