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The Fire Still Burns

Life In and After Residential School

UBC Press, Purich Books

The Fire Still Burns is a tale of survival and redemption through which Squamish Elder Sam George recounts his residential school experience and how it led to a life of addiction, violence, and imprisonment until he found the courage to face his past and begin healing.

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The Slow Rush of Colonization

Spaces of Power in the Maritime Peninsula, 1680-1790

UBC Press

A fascinating history analyzing over one hundred years of complex interactions between the Mi’kmaw, Wabanaki, Peskotomuhkati, Wolastoqiyik, French, and English to show continuity of Indigenous independence from the European newcomers and the rationales the French and English Empires used to claim and occupy Indigenous Homelands.

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Cherokee Earth Dwellers

Stories and Teachings of the Natural World

UBC Press

Cherokee Earth Dwellers offers a rich understanding of nature grounded in Cherokee creature names, oral traditional stories, and reflections of knowledge holders.

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Witness to the Human Rights Tribunals

How the System Fails Indigenous Peoples

UBC Press

Witness to the Human Rights Tribunals offers a behind-the-scenes account of the difficulties facing Indigenous people in human rights tribunals, and the struggles of experts to keep their own testimony from being undermined.

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Life against States of Emergency

Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat

UBC Press

Life against States of Emergency responds to the central question Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence asked in a high-profile ceremonial fast: What does it mean to be in a treaty relationship today?

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Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships

Nehiyawak Narratives

UBC Press

Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships investigates Indigenous economic theories and relationships through the lenses of settler colonial exploitation and Indigenous resurgence.

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Memory and Landscape

Indigenous Responses to a Changing North

Athabasca University Press
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Our Long Struggle for Home

The Ipperwash Story

By Aazhoodenaang Enjibaajig
UBC Press, On Point Press

In this disquieting story of broken promises and thwarted justice, the Anishinaabe of Stoney Point tell of the long struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland, both before and after the Ipperwash crisis.

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Unstable Properties

Aboriginal Title and the Claim of British Columbia

UBC Press

Unstable Properties convincingly argues that the so-called land question in British Columbia cannot be resolved without understanding the fundamentally unstable ideological foundation of land and title arrangements on which the province rests.

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The Solidarity Encounter

Women, Activism, and Creating Non-Colonizing Relations

UBC Press

This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.

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Braided Learning

Illuminating Indigenous Presence through Art and Story

UBC Press, Purich Books

In Braided Learning, Lenape-Potawatomi educator Susan Dion inspires engagement with the histories and perspectives of Indigenous peoples, cultivating capacities for understanding, attunement, and respect.

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A Legacy of Exploitation

Early Capitalism in the Red River Colony, 1763–1821

UBC Press

A Legacy of Exploitation recasts the Hudson’s Bay Company’s experiment at Red River as a reaction to Indigenous peoples’ autonomy, challenging collective historical fantasies of Canada as a glorious nation of adventurers.

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Métis Rising

Living Our Present Through the Power of Our Past

UBC Press, Purich Books

Métis Rising brings together a vibrant collection of essays on history, politics, and culture that celebrate the resilience of Métis identity.

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Reconciling Truths

Reimagining Public Inquiries in Canada

UBC Press

Reconciling Truths is a forthright examination of commissions of inquiry that demonstrates the need for astute leadership and an engaging process if they are to lead to meaningful change.

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Beyond Rights

The Nisg̱a’a Final Agreement and the Challenges of Modern Treaty Relationships

UBC Press

Beyond Rights examines the legal, political, and cultural implications of the groundbreaking process of negotiating the Nisga’a treaty.

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To Share, Not Surrender

Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

UBC Press

To Share, Not Surrender presents multiple views and lived experience of the treaty-making process and its repercussions in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and publishes, for the first time, the Vancouver Island Treaties in First Nations languages.

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Adjusting the Lens

Indigenous Activism, Colonial Legacies, and Photographic Heritage

UBC Press

Adjusting the Lens explores and celebrates decolonizing strategies and practices that confront the ways the photographic record of Indigenous peoples has been shaped by the colonial imagination.

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Mischief Making

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play

UBC Press

In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.

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So Much More Than Art

Indigenous Miniatures of the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

So Much More Than Art reveals the fascinating practice of miniaturization in Indigenous Northwest Coast art as a subtle form of communication in the face of oppressive colonization.

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