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First Nations Education in Canada

The Circle Unfolds

UBC Press

Written mainly by First Nations and Metis people, this book examines current issues in First Nations education.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

UBC Press

Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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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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Culture across Borders

The University of Arizona Press

For as long as Mexicans have emigrated to the United States they have responded creatively to the challenges of making a new home. But although historical, sociological, and other aspects of Mexican immigration have been widely studied, its cultural and artistic manifestations have been largely overlooked by scholars—even ...

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Special Diets for Special Kids

Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders

Future Horizons

Lewis explains how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for children and adults with autism. Drawing on her own success with removing gluten and casein from her son's diet, she answers the questions parents and professionals may have about choosing a dietary intervention. She provides over 150 recipes to get started on the diet.

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage

A Global Challenge

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

An international appraisal of how current legal regimes worldwide fail to protect Indigenous knowledge and what needs to change

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