Indigenous Studies

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

UBC Press

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

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Dispersed but Not Destroyed

A History of the Seventeenth-Century Wendat People

UBC Press

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.

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Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty

An Anishnabe Understanding of Treaty One

By Aimée Craft; Foreword by John Burrows
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

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

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada

UBC Press

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada explores the historical, political, cultural, legal, and ethical issues surrounding forest resource use and discusses opportunities for collaboration between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals.

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Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada

Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues

UBC Press

Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada is the first work to focus sustained and serious attention on the wider implications of Aboriginal peoples’ involvement in sport.

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Aboriginal Justice and the Charter

Realizing a Culturally Sensitive Interpretation of Legal Rights

UBC Press

This book explores the tension between Aboriginal justice methods and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, while searching for practical ways to implement Aboriginal justice.

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Hunger, Horses, and Government Men

Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905

UBC Press

Tells the complex story of the relationship between Plains Indians and Canadian criminal law as it took root in their land.

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An Ethic of Mutual Respect

The Covenant Chain and Aboriginal-Crown Relations

UBC Press

This book holds up the Covenant Chain, the historical treaty relationship between the British Crown and indigenous people in North America, as a model for building an ethic of mutual respect to guide modern treaty disputes and land claims.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

UBC Press

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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