Indigenous Peoples of North America

SKU: 9781442603561

Robert J. Muckle
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
University of Toronto Press
Copyright Date:

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Indigenous Peoples of North America: A Concise Anthropological Overview is a concise, thematic overview of the key issues facing Indigenous peoples in North America, from prehistory to the present. It integrates a culture area analysis within a thematic approach, covering archaeology, traditional lifeways, the colonial era, and contemporary Indigenous cultures. Robert J. Muckle is Professor of Anthropology at Capilano University in North Vancouver, BC. The volume is deigned for introductory anthropology courses and can be useful for the general reader as well as the senior secondary student. The volume covers Canada and the United States. It offers an overview of the various approaches anthropologists have taken in the study of Indigenous people and how the discipline is forever interconnected to Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. The book contains a bibliography, index, maps, photographs, and appendices. Appendices: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Excerpts from the Code of Ethics of the American Anthropological Association (2009); Excerpts from the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (1990); Excerpts from the Royal Proclamation of 1763; Apology for Residential Schools; Apology to the Native Peoples of the United States; and Studying Indigenous Peoples of North America.

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