Indigenous Studies

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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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The Social Life of Stories

Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory

UBC Press

In this illuminating study of indigenous oral narratives, Julie Cruikshank moves beyond the text to explore the social power and significance of storytelling.

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Positioning the Missionary

John Booth Good and the Confluence of Cultures in Nineteenth-Century British Columbia

UBC Press

This book examines Anglican missionary work in nineteenth-century British Columbia at several scales: the local ethnographic literature; histories of contact and conflict in mainland B.C. from the early nineteenth century; the theology and sociology of mission; and the recent critical literature on European colonialism.

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Legends of Our Times

Native Cowboy Life

UBC Press

Throughout the world, the image of the cowboy is an instantly recognized symbol of the North American West. This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of some of the first cowboys – the Native peoples of the Plains and Plateau.

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Justice in Aboriginal Communities

Sentencing Alternatives

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Using several Aboriginal communities as case studies, Green analyzes the successes and challenges for alternative sentencing within the Canadian criminal justice system.

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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Canada

Edited by Michael Asch
UBC Press

These essays aim to address, and redress, this bias of the colonial doctrine that continues to define and shape Aboriginal and treaty rights in the Canadian legal system.

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Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30

UBC Press

Contains a wealth of information about social and administrative life at Fort Langley.

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Spuzzum

Fraser Canyon Histories 1808-1939

UBC Press

Juxtaposing historical narratives and cultural interpretation, this book explores the history of Spuzzum and the Nlaka'pamux people on the turbulent Fraser River.

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First Fish, First People

Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim

UBC Press

First Fish, First People brings together writers from two continents and four countries whose traditional cultures are based on Pacific wild salmon.

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Ways of Knowing

Experience, Knowledge, and Power among the Dene Tha

UBC Press

Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork at Chateh, Jean-Guy Goulet delineates the interconnections between the strands of meaning and experience with which the Dene Tha constitute and creatively engage their world.

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