Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada
Based on case studies of three self-government negotiations in the Northwest Territories, Finding Dahshaa is the first ethnographic study of the negotiation of self-government in Canada.
Becoming British Columbia
A Population History
Becoming British Columbia investigates critical moments in the demographic record of British Columbia, including catastrophic epidemics, immigrant rushes, forced migrations, the fertility transition, and the baby boom, in an accessible yet scholarly and provocative way.
The Mental Health of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada
Negotiating the Numbered Treaties
An Intellectual and Political History of Alexander Morris
The story of the prairie treaties and Alexander Morris, a man who embraced a larger concept of nationhood and the role of First Nations in the expansion of Canada.
First Nations, First Thoughts
The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada
A thought-provoking volume that brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal thinkers and activists to explore the innovations and challenges that Indigenous thought continues to bring to Canada.
Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921
Colonial Proximities traces the encounters between aboriginal peoples, mixed-race populations, Chinese migrants, and Europeans in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British Columbia.
Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance
Indigenous communities in Western Canada, 1877-1927
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.
Lament for a First Nation
The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario
An important analysis of how the 1994 Howard decision on the Williams Treaties was based on erroneous cultural assumptions that favoured public over special rights.
Landing Native Fisheries
Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925
Learning from Aboriginal Peoples’ Experiences and Perspectives
The Genesis of Chinook Jargon
A two-edged sword of reconciliation and betrayal, Chinook Jargon (aka Wawa) arose at the interface of “Indian” and “White” societies in the Pacific Northwest. Wawa’s sources lie first in the language of the Chinookans who lived along the lower Columbia River ...
The Grand Experiment
Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies
Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples
Achieving UN Recognition
With a focus on international law, Henderson analyzes what the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples means for Indigenous peoples around the world and for Canada.
First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law
Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives
For Future Generations
Reconciling Gitxsan and Canadian Law
Dawn Mills passionately shows how reconciliation can be achieved between Canada’s First Nations and the various levels of government.
Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit
Moving Toward Justice
Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice
Exploring constitutional and administrative policy changes that underscore the urgent need for Aboriginal justice reform.
The Reluctant Land
Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation
Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada, Third Edition
Current Trends and Issues
An interdisciplinary guide for learning about government policy and the aspirations of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
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