The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan
This provocative book provides a new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan, arguing that it should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a slightly more extreme version of mainstream opinion that wanted to keep Canada British.
A revealing look at the origins of modern wildlife conservation in Quebec.
A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations
This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.
Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues
Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada is the first work to focus sustained and serious attention on the wider implications of Aboriginal peoples’ involvement in sport.
This book chronicles the first century of Canadian border control, revealing how policies have been influenced by changing perceptions of the rights of non-citizens.
The Covenant Chain and Aboriginal-Crown Relations
This book holds up the Covenant Chain, the historical treaty relationship between the British Crown and indigenous people in North America, as a model for building an ethic of mutual respect to guide modern treaty disputes and land claims.
Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom
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.
A Geographical Analysis and Gazetteer
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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