Indigenous Studies

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Parole in Canada

Gender and Diversity in the Federal System

UBC Press

Parole in Canada explores how concerns about aboriginality, gender, and the multicultural ideal of “diversity” have altered parole policy and practice – and asks whether these changes go far enough.

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Settler Anxiety at the Outposts of Empire

Colonial Relations, Humanitarian Discourses, and the Imperial Press

UBC Press

A fascinating look at how humanitarian language was used by the colonial press in New Zealand and on Vancouver Island to justify ongoing settler expansion while allaying fears of Indigenous resistance.

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Fragile Settlements

Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada

UBC Press

Fragile Settlements compares the historical processes through which British colonial authority was asserted over Indigenous people in southwest Australia and prairie Canada from the 1830s to the early twentieth century.

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Where the Rivers Meet

Pipelines, Participatory Resource Management, and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Northwest Territories

UBC Press

An examination of Sahtu Dene participation in the assessment of the Mackenzie Gas pipeline and other resource extraction projects, this book provides an in-depth account of the workings and effects of participatory environmental assessment in the Canadian North and its implications for the legitimization of resource co-management.

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Far Off Metal River

Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic

UBC Press

Drawing on the story of the 1771 Bloody Falls massacre, human geographer Emilie Cameron explores the relationship between stories and colonialism, challenging readers to examine their perceptions of the contemporary Arctic and its peoples.

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What We Learned

Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools

UBC Press

Moving beyond the more familiar stories of residential schools, two generations of Tsimshian students recall their experiences attending day and public schools in northwestern British Columbia.

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Made in Nunavut

An Experiment in Decentralized Government

UBC Press

Made in Nunavut provides a definitive account of how an innovative government was designed and implemented in Canada’s Eastern and Central Artic.

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From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation

A Road Map for All Canadians

UBC Press

From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation is essential reading for all Canadians who want to understand how Canadian political and economic systems can accommodate Aboriginal aspirations and ensure a better future for all Canadians.

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Tellings From Our Elders: Lushootseed syeyehub

The Complete Two-Volume Set

UBC Press

Twenty-seven traditional Lushootseed stories are presented in this two-volume set, complete with English translations and interlinear grammatical analyses.

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Tellings from Our Elders

Lushootseed syeyehub, Volume 2: Tales from the Skagit Valley

UBC Press

Nine traditional stories from the Skagit Valley, presented with line-by-line interlinear glosses, illuminate the grammatical and narrative richness of the Lushootseed language

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