Indigenous Studies

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The Early Years of Native American Art History

The Politics of Scholarship and Collecting

UBC Press

This collection of essays deals with the development of Native American art history as a discipline.

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Thomas Crosby and the Tsimshian

Small Shoes for Feet Too Large

UBC Press

Clarence Bolt demonstrates that the Aboriginal peoples of Canada were conscious participants in the acculturation and conversion process -- as long as this met their goals.

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Kwakiutl String Figures

UBC Press

Kwakiutl String Figures will interest students of comparative cultures and will delight all who have time (and string) on their hands.

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Bitter Feast

Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

By Denys Delâge; Translated by Jane Brierley
UBC Press

The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.

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Twana Narratives

Native Historical Accounts of a Coast Salish Culture

UBC Press

Anthropologist William Elmendorf presents first-person accounts of the history, society, and religion of the Twana speech community, Coast Salish Indians who lived in nine villages in western Washington.

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To the Charlottes

George Dawson's 1878 Survey of the Queen Charlotte Islands

UBC Press

This book examines geologist George Dawson's 1878 exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands, includes a reprint of Dawson's report, photographs, and his journal complete with biographical, scientific, and ethnological details.

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Indigenous Peoples of the World

Their Past, Present and Future

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive survey of the Indigenous Peoples of the world, including who they are, where they live, and similarities in their history and future challenges.

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Eagle Down Is Our Law

Witsuwit'en Law, Feasts, and Land Claims

UBC Press

The struggle of the Witsuwit'en peoples to establish the meaning of aboriginal rights.

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Tammarniit (Mistakes)

Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63

UBC Press
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Captured Heritage

The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

UBC Press

Douglas Cole Examines the process of anthropological collecting on the Northwest Coast between 1875 and the Great Depression, in the context of the development of museums and anthropology.

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