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.
Landing Native Fisheries: Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925 written by Douglas C Harris, Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia, for the UBC Press series, Law and Society. Part history, part legal analysis, this book offers general readers and those interested in First Nations Studies, history, and the law a way of evaluating the years from 1849 and 1925 as it applies to the First Nations fisheries and reserves.
Diversity and First Nations Issues in Canada is second edition of a textbook developed for Police Foundations/Law and Security courses by Emond Montgomery Publications. The goal of the authors was to provide instructors with a basic text that provides information about diversity in Canada and law enforcement. The additional goal of the authors is to provide a text that instructors can utilize for a course about First Nations in a diverse Canada. The book is divided into two sections in order to accomplish these goals.
For Future Generations: Reconciling Gitxsan and Canadian Law by P. Dawn Mills is part of Purich Publishing's Aboriginal Issues series. This brief volume offers a general readership insight into the Gitxsan perspective of Aboriginal rights and title. The author has spent a number of years studying and researching the historic court cases such as Delgam'Uukw v. British Columbia as well as Gitxsan property law and governance. The book begins with an historical overview of land and First Nations rights as they pertain to British Columbia from 1795-1916.
Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations is a collection of 17 archaeological and historical essays about the history of First Nations in Ontario from precontact to the 1980s. The 14 authors offer accounts about the Algonquian and Iroquoian First Nations whose traditional territories covered the whole of the province. The first part of the book looks at the climate and landforms of the region as well as the material culture of the First Nations from the perspective of the archaeologist.
The Penobscot Dance of Resistance: Tradition in the History of a People is a carefully documented account of a Native American Nation that resisted United States assimilation and has succeeded in maintaining its cultural and historical integrity. The book is written by historian and folklorist Pauleena MacDougall who has studied the ways the Penobscot community has faced the challenges to their self-determination by successfully negotiating the Maine Indian Land Claims settlement.
Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts is a collection of 19 scholarly papers edited by Catherine Bell is Professor of Law and David Kahane is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alberta. The essays collected here provide a balanced view of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), exploring its opportunities and effectiveness alongside its challenges and limits.
Sites of Power: A Concise History of Ontario is the revised and updated edition of Ontario: Image, Identity, and Power. In this edition the author provides a sweeping overview of Ontario history from 9,000 BC to the present day. The introductory chapters are devoted to the standard anthropological and archaeological interpretations of First Nations in the pre-contact era. Chapter 1 covers the period from 9,000 BC to 1500. The second chapter details the years of early contact from 1580 to 1653. Chapter 3 covers the cultural mixing from 1653 to 1763.