Aboriginal Storytelling and the Ethics of Collaborative Authorship
Focusing on the 1990s, when debates over voice and representation were particularly explosive, McCall investigates a wide range of “told-to” narratives that have shaped the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Canada, and asks what is at stake in crafting a politics and ethics of collaboration.
Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in the Courts
This compelling analysis of Aboriginal, legal, and anthropological concepts of fact and evidence argues for the inclusion of Aboriginal oral histories in Canadian courts, and pushes for a reconsideration of the Crown's approach to oral history.
Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper
Focusing on Jasper National Park, this richly illustrated book shows how photography has shaped and continues to inform perceptions of nature and ecological issues in Canada.
School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians
By drawing on Chinese sources and perspectives, this book offers an anti-racist history of the 1922-23 Chinese students’ strike in Victoria and Asian exclusion and racism in British Columbia.
Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada
Unsettling the Settler Within is a powerful call to action that lays bare the myth of the peacemaking settler and points the way toward a meaningful reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians grappling with the legacy of the Indian residential school system.
Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community
An exploration of the role of storytelling in community and nation building that disrupts the assumption in many works that indigenous and immigrant identities fall into two separate streams of analysis.
"We like to be free in this country"
This meticulously researched study of the most famous of the Treaty No. 8 communities offers a unique perspective on nation building that challenges the nature of history writing in Canada itself.
Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization
By combining the narratives of Oneida women with a critical reading of feminist literature on nationalism, this book reveals that some Indigenous women view nationalism in the form of decolonization as a way to restore balance and well-being to their own lives and communities.
Politics, Activism, Culture
This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.
Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19
Uncovers the forgotten story of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force – sent to Russia in 1918 as part of an Allied intervention to defeat Bolshevism – despite the objections of many Canadians who were sympathetic to the goals of the Russian Revolution.
A fascinating book that situates local places and local expressions of public memory such as statues, photographs, and oral stories at the centre of identity formation in twentieth-century Canada and beyond.
NGOs and Human Rights in Canada
This exploration of the activities of four Canadian NGOs in advancing and defending human rights principles sheds new light on the fragility and resilience of human rights norms in liberal democracies.
Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories
Scholars from multiple disciplines draw on unique and innovative sources – archaeological and material evidence, personal experience and oral history – to recover Aboriginal and cross-cultural histories and explore new approaches to the past.
Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions
Following the revival of the gray whale hunt by the Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth tribes in the Pacific Northwest, this books looks at the significance of whaling to these societies, exploring environmentalism, animal rights, and what it means to be “Indian.”
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