Indigenous Studies

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage

A Global Challenge

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

An international appraisal of how current legal regimes worldwide fail to protect Indigenous knowledge and what needs to change

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Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World

UBC Press

Increasingly, Indigenous people are being drawn into global networks. In the long term, cultural isolation is unlikely to be a viable – even if sometimes desired – option, so how can Indigenous people protect and advance their cultural values in the face of pressure from an interconnected world?

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Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision

UBC Press

This inspiring volume elaborates a new inclusive vision of a global and national order and articulates new approaches for protecting, healing, and restoring long-oppressed peoples, and for respecting their cultures and languages.

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Potlatch at Gitsegukla

William Beynon's 1945 Field Notebooks

UBC Press

This rare, first-hand, ethnographic account of a potlatch from Tsimshian scholar William Benyon reveals the wonderful complexities of the events that took place in Gitsegukla in 1945.

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Islands of Truth

The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

UBC Press

Timely, provocative, and a vital contribution to post-colonial studies, this book questions premises underlying much of present B.C. historical writing, arguing that international literature offers more fruitful ways of framing local historical experiences.

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The Way of the Lake Babine Nation

UBC Press

This book, the first to be written about the Lake Babine Nation in north-central British Columbia, examines its traditional legal order, self-identity, and their involvement in current treaty negotiations.

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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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