OUT OF PRINT Theorizing the Americanist Tradition is a collection of 25 scholarly papers by anthropologists and linguists that examine the state of interdisciplinary research in anthropology, linguistics and Native Studies. The papers range from the history of anthropology and linguistics to present innovations in the field. The introductory essay addresses traditional stories, Coyote and the literature of Thomas King.
Cry of the Eagle: Encounters with a Cree Healer is the story of three anthropologists and their experiences with a Cree medicine man from the Sucker Creek Reserve in Alberta. Woods Cree healer Russell Willier's view of the world and how this view shapes his treatment of illness are explained. The authors avoid the use of anthropological jargon and the writing style is accessible for the general reader. Cry of the Eagle text is required reading for University anthropology courses and is also recommended for senior high school and college levels.
Applied Anthropology in Canada: Understanding Aboriginal Issues is an impassioned call for a revitalized anthropology by University of Guelph professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Edward Hedican. In this second edition, Hedican includes commentary about the Royal Commission, Bill-C31, and most importantly the Ipperwash Inquiry of 2007. Hedican argues that anthropology must be more directly attuned to the practical problems faced by First Nations in Canada and anthropologists must be involved in land claims and public policy issues.
Indians of the Greater Southeast: Historical Archaeology and Ethnohistory brings together a group of scholars to summarize what was known about the development of Native American cultures in the southeastern United States after 1500. The authors integrate archaeological, documentary, and ethnohistorical evidence in the most comprehensive examination of diverse southeastern Native American cultures. Includes chapters about the Seminole, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Caddo, Natchez, Quapaw, Creek, Timucua, Guale and Apalachee Nations.
Native Peoples: The Canadian Experience, 2nd Edition, examines the history and culture of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. It contains 26 chapters by anthropologists and ethnohistorians covering the seven major culture areas. For each culture area there is an introductory chapter and in-depth chapters about specific Nations. This second edition contains five new chapters. Maps, diagrams, charts, illustrations and photographs enhance this scholarly text. Suggested for university and college level Anthropology and Native Studies survey courses. UNAVAILABLE