Indigenous Studies

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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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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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Peyote

The University of Arizona Press

Dry whiskey, Divine herb, Devil's root, Medicine of God, Peyote: for some people, to use it is to hear colors and see sounds. For many Native Americans, it brings an ability to reach out of their physical lives, to communicate with the spirits, and to become complete. For chemists, pharmacologists, and psychiatrists, the plant is ...

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Peyote

The University of Arizona Press

Dry whiskey, Divine herb, Devil's root, Medicine of God, Peyote: for some people, to use it is to hear colors and see sounds. For many Native Americans, it brings an ability to reach out of their physical lives, to communicate with the spirits, and to become complete. For chemists, pharmacologists, and psychiatrists, the plant is ...

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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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Rainhouse and Ocean

The University of Arizona Press

The Tohono O'odham of southern Arizona, formerly known as the Papago, have made a life in a place that many would consider uninhabitable. These desert people were converted to Catholicism by early Spanish missionaries, yet they retain much of their earlier lifeway as a means of continuing adaptation to their desert environment.

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