Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada is the newly revised third edition by J. R. Miller. A professor of history at the University of Saskatchewan, Miller has made substantial additions to his comprehensive 1989 text. Miller views Indian-White relations within a four-stage framework. His original thesis remains unchanged but his revisions acknowledges the changes from Oka in 1990, the sovereignty issue, and the results of several recent court decisions such as Delgamuukw.
One Dead Indian: The Premier, The Police, and The Ipperwash Crisis examines the tragic death of Dudley George on September 6th 1995 at the hands of a heavily armed OPP officer. Toronto Star investigative reporter Peter Edwards details the events that led to the tragedy at Ipperwash located along Lake Huron in southwestern Ontario. The book reveals what led up to the shooting of Dudley George, the role of the Ontario government premier Mike Harris, and the actions of the Ontario Provincial Police.
Sacred Feathers: The Reverend Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) and the Mississauga Indians, second edition, is the first comprehensive biography of Peter Jones, the son of a Welsh surveyor and a Mississauga woman. Born in 1802, Peter Jones lived a distinguished life literally between two worlds. He lived the traditional Ojibwa lifestyle with his mother's family in southern Ontario. Later he lived with his father learning English and a trade. Following his conversion, Peter became a Methodist minister.
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.