Indigenous Studies

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Taking Medicine

Women's Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta, 1880-1930

UBC Press

Taking Medicine challenges traditional understandings of colonial medicine by bringing to light the healing work of Aboriginal and settler women in southern Alberta.

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Between Consenting Peoples

Political Community and the Meaning of Consent

UBC Press

This book examines how consent might be understood as the foundation of legal and political community, especially in relations between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples.

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Indigenous Women and Feminism

Politics, Activism, Culture

UBC Press

This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.

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Being Again of One Mind

Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization

UBC Press

By combining the narratives of Oneida women with a critical reading of feminist literature on nationalism, this book reveals that some Indigenous women view nationalism in the form of decolonization as a way to restore balance and well-being to their own lives and communities.

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Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788-1920s

"We like to be free in this country"

UBC Press

This meticulously researched study of the most famous of the Treaty No. 8 communities offers a unique perspective on nation building that challenges the nature of history writing in Canada itself.

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Making a Living

Place, Food, and Economy in an Inuit Community

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A social and cultural examination of Indigenous societies as they strive to retain the values rooted in life on the land while adjusting to the realities of life in settlements.

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Storied Communities

Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community

UBC Press

An exploration of the role of storytelling in community and nation building that disrupts the assumption in many works that indigenous and immigrant identities fall into two separate streams of analysis.

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Unsettling the Settler Within

Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada

UBC Press

Unsettling the Settler Within is a powerful call to action that lays bare the myth of the peacemaking settler and points the way toward a meaningful reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians grappling with the legacy of the Indian residential school system.

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The Many Voyages of Arthur Wellington Clah

A Tsimshian Man on the Pacific Northwest Coast

UBC Press

Drawing on a painstaking transcription of Clah’s diaries, Peggy Brock offers a riveting portrait of a Tsimshian man and his encounters with colonialism.

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Oral History on Trial

Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in the Courts

UBC Press

This compelling analysis of Aboriginal, legal, and anthropological concepts of fact and evidence argues for the inclusion of Aboriginal oral histories in Canadian courts, and pushes for a reconsideration of the Crown's approach to oral history.

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