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In/visible Sight

The Mixed-Descent Families of Southern New Zealand

Athabasca University Press

Drawing on the experiences of mixed-Maori/White families, Wanhalla examines the early history of southern New Zealand, a world in which inter-racial intimacy played a formative role.

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Mountain Masculinity

The Life and Writing of Nello “Tex” Vernon-Wood in the Canadian Rockies, 1906-1938

Edited by Julie Rak and Andrew Gow
Athabasca University Press

A captivating portrait – in his own words – of Nello Vernon-Wood (1882-1978), who reinvented himself as a Banff hunting guide and writer of "yarns of the wilderness by a competent outdoorsman."

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Imagining Head-Smashed-In

Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains

Athabasca University Press

Archaeologist Jack Brink has written a major study of the mass buffalo hunts and the culture they supported before and after European contact. drawing on his 25 years excavating at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in southwestern Alberta, Canada – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Northern Rover

The Life Story of Olaf Hanson

Athabasca University Press
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Icon, Brand, Myth

The Calgary Stampede

Edited by Max Foran
Athabasca University Press

An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede, an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for 10 days every July.

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Lost Tracks

Buffalo National Park, 1909-1939

Athabasca University Press
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Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance

Indigenous communities in Western Canada, 1877-1927

Athabasca University Press

This book explores the means used by government officials, police officers, church representatives, and ordinary settlers to facilitate and justify colonization, their effects on Indigenous economic, political, social, and spiritual lives, and how they were resisted.

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Bomb Canada

and Other Unkind Remarks in the American Media

Athabasca University Press

By examining major events that have tested bilateral relations, Bomb Canada tracks the history of anti-Canadianism in the U.S.

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The Beaver Hills Country

A History of Land and Life

Athabasca University Press

This book explores a relatively small, but interesting and anomalous, region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers.

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A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

Athabasca University Press
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