Anthropology

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

UBC Press

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Klallam Dictionary

University of Washington Press

Tells the unique story of a tribe whose members waged a painful and sometimes bitter twenty-year struggle among themselves about whether to give up their status as a sovereign nation.

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Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw Settlements, 1775-1920

A Geographical Analysis and Gazetteer

UBC Press

This book provides a geographic overview of the demography and settlement patterns of the Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw, who lived in northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia.

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Haa Léelk'w Hás Aaní Saax'u / Our Grandparents' Names on the Land

University of Washington Press, Published with the Sealaska Heritage Institute

This volume presents the results of a collaborative project with Native communities of Southeast Alaska to record indigenous geographic names, documenting and analyzing more than 3,000 Tlingit, Haida, and other Native names on the land.

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Fractured Homeland

Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario

UBC Press

An examination of the struggle for identity and nationhood among non-status Algonquin during the negotiation of a major comprehensive land claim.

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