Indigenous Studies

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The Duty to Consult

New Relationships with Aboriginal Peoples

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

What does the duty to consult actually mean, and when it is required? The policies and decisions made regarding this duty are concisely outlined, along with important questions that remain.

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Speaking for Ourselves

Environmental Justice in Canada

UBC Press

This book showcases the work of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal scholars who uphold environmental justice as the path to a more just, equitable, and sustainable Canada.

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Urbanizing Frontiers

Indigenous Peoples and Settlers in 19th-Century Pacific Rim Cities

UBC Press

This book explores the lives of Indigenous peoples and settlers and compares the emergence of racial boundaries in two Pacific Rim cities – Victoria, British Columbia, and Melbourne, Australia.

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One of the Family

Metis Culture in Nineteenth-Century Northwestern Saskatchewan

UBC Press

Employs a sophisticated theoretical framework and diverse sources to trace the birth and growth of a Metis community in northern Saskatchewan.

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Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

UBC Press

Offers a perspective on Aboriginal title and land rights that extends beyond national borders and the contemporary context to consider historical developments in common law countries.

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Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy

Insights for a Global Age

UBC Press

This book looks at how indigenous peoples in various contexts have thought about, and responded to, the pressures that globalization has on their cultural, political, and geographical autonomy.

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No need of a chief for this band

The Maritime Mi'kmaq and Federal Electoral Legislation, 1899-1951

UBC Press

A nuanced account of Ottawa’s failed attempt to replace Mi’kmaw political culture with Euro-Canadian political values and structures.

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Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic

UBC Press

The first history of educational policy, practice, and decision making in the Eastern Arctic, now Nunavut.

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Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors

Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions

UBC Press

Following the revival of the gray whale hunt by the Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth tribes in the Pacific Northwest, this books looks at the significance of whaling to these societies, exploring environmentalism, animal rights, and what it means to be “Indian.”

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Gathering Places

Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories

UBC Press

Scholars from multiple disciplines draw on unique and innovative sources – archaeological and material evidence, personal experience and oral history – to recover Aboriginal and cross-cultural histories and explore new approaches to the past.

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