Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies presents new material and shines fresh light on the under-explored historical and legal evidence about the use of the doctrine of discovery in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. North America, New Zealand and Australia were colonised by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the doctrine of discovery.
Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages?: Policy and Practice on Four Continents offers a close look at four cases of indigenous language revitalization: Maori in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sami in Scandinavia, Hñähñö in Mexico and Quechua and other Indigenous languages in Latin America. Essays by experts from each case are in turn discussed in international perspective by four counterpart experts. Essays include Schools as Strategic Tools for Indigenous Language Revitalization: Lessons From Native America by T. L. McCarty; Maori-Medium Education: Current Issues and Challenges by S. May and R.
Knowledge Translation in Context: Indigenous, Policy, and Community Settings edited by researchers from the University of Victoria's Centre for Youth and Society is an essential tool for researchers to learn how to be effective partners in the Knowledge Translation process to ensure that diverse communities benefit from academic research results through improved social and health outcomes. Case studies outline the uses of KT in many contexts, including community, policy, Indigenous, and non-profit organizations.
Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples: Canada, Australia, and New Zealand includes 10 scholarly essays in this collection edited by Louis A. Knafla, professor emeritus of the Department of History, University of Calgary, and Haijo Westra, professor of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. Most of the papers are written by lawyers, while anthropologists and historians contribute the remainder in this discussion of Commonwealth countries and the concept of Aboriginal title.
Indigenous Peoples and Globalization: Resistance and Revitalization is co-authored by Thomas D. Hall and James V. Fenelon with a foreword by Duane Champagne. The issues Indigenous peoples face intensify with globalization. Through case studies from around the world, Hall and Fenelon demonstrate how Indigenous peoples' movements can be understood only by linking highly localized processes with larger global and historical forces. The authors show that Indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to encounters with states for millennia.
Indigenous Archaeologies: A Reader on Decolonization is a comprehensive collection of essays about the growing field of collaborative and Indigenous-directed archaeological projects worldwide. This book sponsored by the World Archaeological Congress offers interested readers an overview of the ground-breaking work occurring in Oceania, North America, Mesoamerica and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
OUT OF PRINT A short introduction to and overview of the world's Indigenous peoples, commissioned by New Internationalist for its No-Nonsense Guides series. This 144-page guide introduces the general reader to issues of colonialism, conquest, land, the environment, and fighting back. Allows the Indigenous peoples to speak for themselves and includes the Barabaig of Tanzania; the Yanomami of Brazil; the Ogiek of Kenya; the Kurds of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria; the Karamojong of Uganda; peoples in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Southeast Asia, and many others.
Indigenous Experience Today is a collection of 14 papers presented at a 2005 symposium held in Italy explores the global rise of Indigenous Peoples' political activism. Essays by well-known Indigenous scholars such as Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Paul Chaat Smith are included along with Anna Tsing, Claudia Briones, Francesca Merlan, Valerie Lambert, Michael F. Brown, Emily T. Yeh, James Clifford, Louisa Schein, Michelle Bigenho, Amita Baviskar, Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Julie Cruikshank and Mary Louise Pratt are included in this volume.
Let Right Be Done: Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights contains twelve legal essays that were inspired by the 2003 conference held at the University of Victoria honouring the 30th anniversary of Calder v. Attorney-General of British Columbia. The book is skillfully edited by Hamar Foster, Heather Raven, and Jeremy Webber all professors from the law department at the University of Victoria. The essays examine the national and international impact of the court proceedings in the Calder case.