Indigenous Studies

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A People's Dream

Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada

UBC Press

In this provocative and passionate book, Dan Russell argues that Aboriginal self-government is an attainable objective best achieved through a constitutional amendment, not through treaties, as has been the preoccupation of provincial and federal governments since 1982. He claims that reliance on treaties as an instrument of self-government is misguided and doomed to failure.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Aboriginal Education

Fulfilling the Promise

UBC Press

Documents the significant gains in recent years in fulfilling this promise of education – the heart of the struggle of Aboriginal peoples to regain control over their lives as communities and nations.

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An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for Their Breach

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Mainville provides clear and practical principles for addressing the breach of Aboriginal and treaty rights and determining appropriate compensation.

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Citizens Plus

Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State

UBC Press

Alan Cairns unravels the historical record to clarify the current impasse in negotiations between Aboriginal peoples and the state.

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Aboriginal Autonomy and Development in Northern Quebec and Labrador

Edited by Colin Scott
UBC Press

The essays in this volume illuminate key conditions for autonomy and development: the definition and redefinition of national territories as cultural orders clash and mix; control of resource bases upon which northern economies depend; and renewal and reworking of cultural identity.

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