Indigenous Studies

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Assu of Cape Mudge

Recollections of a Coastal Indian Chief

UBC Press

This personal memoir by an important Native leader of British Columbia will delight anthropologists, historians, and all those with an interest in Native studies and autobiography.

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Chiefs of the Sea and Sky

Haida Heritage Sites of the Queen Charlotte Islands

UBC Press

Presents an overview of extensive research carried out by archeologist George MacDonald in the 1960s and 1970s to document the history of the Haida villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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Native Writers and Canadian Writing

Edited by W. H. New
UBC Press

A co-publication with the journal Canadian Literature – Canada's foremost literary journal – this collection examines the growing prominence of contemporary Native writing.

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Aboriginal Peoples and Politics

The Indian Land Question in British Columbia, 1849-1989

UBC Press

This book presents the first comprehensive treatment of the land question in British Columbia and is the first to examine the modern political history of British Columbia Indians.

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Objects of Myth and Memory

American Indian Art at the Brooklyn Museum

UBC Press

Objects of Myth and Memory is the first publication devoted to the Brooklyn Museum's influential collection of Native American art of the Pacific Northwest

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Life Lived Like a Story

Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders

UBC Press

The life stories of three remarkable and gifted women of Athapaskan and Tlingit ancestry who were born in the southern Yukon Territory around the turn of the century - when storytelling provides a customary framework for discussing the past.

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Contact and Conflict

Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890 (2nd edition)

UBC Press

Originally published in 1977, Contact and Conflict has inspired numerous scholars to examine further the relationships between the Indians and the Europeans – fur traders as well as settlers.

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Cannibal Tours and Glass Boxes

The Anthropology of Museums

UBC Press

Cannibal Tours and Glass Boxes poses a number of probing questions about the role and responsibility of museums and anthropology in the contemporary world.

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Whose North?

Political Change, Political Development, and Self Government in the Northwest Territories

UBC Press

This provides the context for a better understanding of these issues and traces the evolution of an innovative, increasingly indigenous, governmental process.

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A Complex Culture of the British Columbia Plateau

Traditional Stl'atl'imx Resource Use

Edited by Brian Hayden
UBC Press

This volume considers two British Columbia Native communities – the Lillooet and Shuswap communities of Fountain and Pavilion – and traces their development into complex societies.

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