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.
Sweet Promises: A Reader in Indian-White Relations in Canada is a collection of 26 previously published articles concerned with the nature of Indian-White relations in the various regions of Canada from the days of New France to the present. Historians contributed most of these previously published essays.
Rose is the eagerly awaited third installment in Tomson Highway’s “rez” cycle—a large-cast musical set on the Wasaychigan Hill Reserve in 1992, reintroducing many of the characters from the first two plays, The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing. The play features, as the title suggests, Roses. One Rose has recently become chief of the reserve, a woman who must fight constantly to keep her position and maintain the integrity of her culture.
The Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash Teacher's Guide accompanies the graphic novel of the same name. The Guide was designed for teachers for use at the grade 7 and 8 levels. The Guide is designed to be learner centered and culturally based, and to assist teachers in using the Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash to enhance their students' knowledge and awareness of this First Nation's culture and history.
Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future tells the story of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada in the 20th century. The book is arranged into 37 chapters each covering a specific topic. Topics as diverse as elders, residential schools, life in the cities, the arts, treaties, forced relocations, as well as land claims and self-government are explored. Each chapter contains a wealth of information in the form of primary source quotations, photographs, works of art, graphs and charts, and text.