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Decolonizing Education

Nourishing the Learning Spirit

An impassioned argument for Aboriginal education and critical engagement with Indigenous knowledges and traditions.


2014, Short-listed - University of Regina Arts and Luther Award for Scholarly Writing, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2014, Short-listed - Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.


, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2013

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Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world’s most famous urban parks.


2014, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library

2014, Commended - BC Historical Federation Book Prize

2014, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize, BC Book Prizes

2014, Winner - CLIO Prize for BC, Canadian Historical Association

2013, Short-listed - City of Vancouver Book Award

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.


2014, Short-listed - Dafoe Prize, The Dafoe Foundation

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Dispersed but Not Destroyed

A History of the Seventeenth-Century Wendat People

Through the prisms of leadership, women, and power, this book traces the Wendat diaspora beyond a discourse of destruction and into a new world of rejuvenation and hope.


2013, Winner - CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network – Réseau d’études canadiennes

2014, Short-listed - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2014, Short-listed - Aboriginal History Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2014, Winner - John A. Ewers Award, Western History Association

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Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty

An Anishnabe Understanding of Treaty One

By Aimée Craft; Foreword by John Burrows

A comprehensive evaluation of how negotiations for Treaty One were shaped by Aboriginal Anishinabe laws


2014, Winner - Margaret McWilliams Scholarly Book Award, Manitoba Historical Society

2014, Winner - Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, Manitoba Book Awards

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