Indigenous Studies

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Global Biopiracy

Patents, Plants, and Indigenous Knowledge

UBC Press

Global Biopiracy rethinks the role of international law and legal concepts, the Western-based, Eurocentric patent systems of the world, and international agricultural research institutions as they affect legal ownership and control of plants and TKUP.

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Contact Zones

Aboriginal and Settler Women in Canada's Colonial Past

UBC Press

This provocative book examines how women were uniquely positioned at the axis of the colonial encounter – the so-called “contact zone” – between Aboriginals and newcomers.

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With Good Intentions

Euro-Canadian and Aboriginal Relations in Colonial Canada

UBC Press

Examines the joint efforts of Aboriginal people and individuals of European ancestry to counter injustice in Canada when colonization was at its height, from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century.

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Bernie Whitebear

The University of Arizona Press

When American Indians left reservations in the 1950s, enticed by the federal government's relocation program, many were drawn to cities like Tacoma and Seattle. But in these new homes they found unemployment and discrimination, and they were no better off.

Sin Aikst Indian Bernie Whitebear was an urban activist in the Pacific ...

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History Is in the Land

The University of Arizona Press

Arizona's San Pedro Valley is a natural corridor through which generations of native peoples have traveled for more than 12,000 years, and today many tribes consider it to be part of their ancestral homeland. This book explores the multiple cultural meanings, historical interpretations, and cosmological values of this extraordinary region ...

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History Is in the Land

The University of Arizona Press

Arizona's San Pedro Valley is a natural corridor through which generations of native peoples have traveled for more than 12,000 years, and today many tribes consider it to be part of their ancestral homeland. This book explores the multiple cultural meanings, historical interpretations, and cosmological values of this extraordinary region.

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Journey to the Ice Age

Discovering an Ancient World

UBC Press

A captivating record of archaeological discoveries of the Early Paleo-Indians, who exploded suddenly on the archaeological record about 11,500 years ago and expanded rapidly throughout North America and South America.

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Unsettling Encounters

First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr

UBC Press

Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.

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Protecting Aboriginal Children

UBC Press

This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

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