News: Postcards from the Four Directions, paper ed

$24.95

News: Postcards from the Four Directions is an anthology of Ojibwe playwright Drew Hayden Taylor's 2010 work containing 90 essays, columns, editorials, and reflections on Aboriginal peoples in Canada. All offerings contain the writer's trademark satirical twist and are organized into the four cardinal directions: North for contemplation and wisdom; South for journeys both physical and spiritual; East for beginnings and youth; and West for maturity and responsibility.

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Finding Dahshaa: Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada, paper ed

$39.95

Finding Dahshaa: Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox, a non-Indigenous scholar who worked as negotiator for the Dehcho, DÚl¯nÛ, and Inuvialuit and Gwich'in peoples in the Northwest Territories, offers a unique perspective and analysis of self-government negotiations. Using the metaphor of dahshaa, a rotted spruce wood essential in moose-hide tanning, the author examines three case studies to demonstrate the need for reconciliation and justice through self-government.

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One Story, One Song, hardcover ed

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In One Story, One Song, Ojibwe writer Richard Wagamese again invites readers to accompany him on his travels. This time, his focus is on sixty plus non-fiction stories: how they shape us, how they empower us, how they change our lives. Traditional and contemporary, cultural and spiritual, funny and sad, the short stories are grouped according to the four Ojibwe storytelling principles: balance, harmony, knowledge and intuition.

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Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada, paper ed

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Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada examines the recent development in Residential Schools Apology and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In 2008 the Canadian government apologized to the victims of the notorious Indian residential school system, and established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission whose goal was to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that engineered the system.

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First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada, paper ed

$39.50

First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada contains eleven essays by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal scholars that discuss the many ways Indigenous Peoples in Canada can influence public discourse and policies within various institutions. The collection is edited by Annis May Timpson, director of the Centre of Canadian Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Developed from the initial conference, First Nations, First Thoughts conference at the University of Edinburgh in 2005, are the various papers presented in this volume.

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First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada, hardcover ed

$133.00

First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada contains eleven essays by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal scholars that discuss the many ways Indigenous Peoples in Canada can influence public discourse and policies within various institutions. The collection is edited by Annis May Timpson, director of the Centre of Canadian Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Developed from the initial conference, First Nations, First Thoughts conference at the University of Edinburgh in 2005, are the various papers presented in this volume.

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Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation, paper ed

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Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation is filled with inspiring stories gathered from journalist Marie Wadden's discussions with activists across Canada who are involved in the Aboriginal healing movement. But the book is also a passionate wake-up call aimed at all Canadians. Existing government policies, Wadden argues, perpetuate the problems that are tearing Aboriginal families and communities apart. We must make social healing in Aboriginal communities an immediate national priority.

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Where the Blood Mixes: A Play, paper ed

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Where the Blood Mixes: A Play by N'lakap'mux playwright Kevin Loring received the 2009 Governor General's Award for English Drama. This five character play focuses on the character of Floyd and his possible reconciliation and reconnection with his adult daughter. Floyd's alcoholism covers his painful memories of residential school. He struggles to find the courage to meet his daughter who was taken years ago by social services and placed with an urban foster family. Loring states that the play explores themes of life, death and renewal. Mature themes and coarse language.

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Indigenous Legal Traditions, paper ed

$48.95

Indigenous Legal Traditions is part of the Legal Dimensions Series published by the Law Commission of Canada. This volume contains five legal essays that contribute to the ongoing debate over the Indigenous legal traditions of First Nations in Canada. The recognition of these traditions can assist First Nations communities in preserving their political autonomy as healthy Nations. Contributors include Andree Lajoie, Dawnis Kennedy, Ghislain Otis, Ted Palys, Wenona Victor, Paulette Regan, and Perry Shawana.

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Two Families: Treaties and Government, paper ed

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Two Families: Treaties and Government by Harold Johnson is a conversation between a Cree man and the Canadian public. As a practicing lawyer, Johnson wrote the book as his personal response to a student's question about treaties. Johnson's ancestors signed Treaty 6 in 1876. This easy-to-read account effectively conveys the treaty relationship between First Nations and the government. Johnson establishes the framework for any treaty discussions in the opening chapter.

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