Indigenous Studies

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Comparing the Policy of Aboriginal Assimilation

Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

UBC Press

This book provides the first systematic and comparative treatment of the social policy of assimilation that was followed in these three countries.

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Taking Control

Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education

UBC Press

A critical ethnography of the Native Education Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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First Nations Education in Canada

The Circle Unfolds

UBC Press

Written mainly by First Nations and Metis people, this book examines current issues in First Nations education.

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Our Tellings

Interior Salish Stories of the Nlha7kápmx People

UBC Press

Passed down through the generations for centuries, the traditional oral narratives of the Nlha7kápmx people of British Columbia elders reveals how they perceive their own history.

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Early Human Occupation in British Columbia

UBC Press

A vital contribution to current knowledge about the prehistory in British Columbia, 10,500 to 5,000 years ago.

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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

UBC Press

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.

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As Their Natural Resources Fail

Native Peoples and the Economic History of Northern Manitoba, 1870-1930

UBC Press

In this groundbreaking study, Frank Tough examines the role of Native peoples, both Indian and Metis, in the economy of northern Manitoba from Treaty 1 to the Depression.

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Trading Beyond the Mountains

The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843

UBC Press

This books examines the Hudson's Bay company exploration efforts beyond the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean from 1793 to 1843 – which led to the commercial development of the Pacific coast and the Cordilleran interior of western North America.

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The Lillooet Language

Phonology, Morphology, Syntax

UBC Press

This timely book is the first complete descriptive grammar of Lillooet, an indigenous Canadian language spoken in British Columbia, now threatened with extinction.

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Walking in Indian Moccasins

The Native Policies of Tommy Douglas and the CCF

UBC Press

This landmark study examines the Tommy Douglas's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation government - the first socialist government in North America - and the development of policies aimed at Indian and Metis people in the post-war period.

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