Finding Dahshaa: Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada, paper ed

$39.95

Finding Dahshaa: Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox, a non-Indigenous scholar who worked as negotiator for the Dehcho, DÚl¯nÛ, and Inuvialuit and Gwich'in peoples in the Northwest Territories, offers a unique perspective and analysis of self-government negotiations. Using the metaphor of dahshaa, a rotted spruce wood essential in moose-hide tanning, the author examines three case studies to demonstrate the need for reconciliation and justice through self-government.

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Traditional Inuit Stories from Arviat: Unipkaaqtuat Arvianit, volume 2, paper ed

$29.95

Traditional Inuit Stories from Arviat: Unipkaaqtuat Arvianit, volume 2 were collected, translated, and illustrated by well-known Inuk storyteller and language educator Mark Kalluak (1942-2011). Since the 1970s this remarkable Elder has collected Inuit traditional stories about the land of the Far North, the people, and the animals. Each story is illustrated by the author who suffered from polio in his youth making these coloured drawings all the more poignant and compelling.

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We Are All Treaty People, paper ed

$25.00

We Are All Treaty People is the 34-page illustrated history produced by the Union of Ontario Indians to promote their understanding of treaties for all people in Ontario. Written by Maurice Switzer, with coloured drawings by Charley Herbert, the book offers students and educators a brief look at the history of treaties from the Anishinabek perspective. The Anishinabek Nation includes Algonquin, Delaware (Lenape), Mississauga, Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi. The book begins with a brief overview of Anishinabek cultural history and worldview.

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This is an Honour Song: Twenty Years Since the Blockades, paper ed

$19.95

This is an Honour Song: Twenty Years Since the Blockades is an anthology of 33 narratives, poetry, personal reflection pieces, and essays that were collected and edited by Leanne Simpson and Kiera Ladner in honour of the 1990 event known as the Oka Crisis. The editors are clear in their discussion of why they felt compelled to solicit works that celebrate the commitment, sacrifices, and achievements of the Kanien'kehaka individuals and communities involved.

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On the Land: Confronting the Challenges to Aboriginal Self-Determination in Northern Quebec and Labrador, paper ed

$14.95

On the Land: Confronting the Challenges to Aboriginal Self-Determination in Northern Quebec and Labrador is a collection of seven essays about the various ways First Nations and Inuit in Quebec and Labrador are asserting their rights to the land and challenging the right of Quebec to sovereignty. Aboriginal voices include Matthew Coon Come, Zebedee Nungak, Daniel Ashini, and Mary Ellen Turpel. Views from the outside include Harvey Feit, Alan Penn, and Boyce Richardson. The book covers the Inuit of Quebec, the Innu of Labrador, and the James Bay Cree.

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Fair Country: Telling Truths about Canada, A, paper ed

$22.00

In A Fair Country: Telling Truths about Canada, this startlingly original vision of Canada, renowned thinker John Ralston Saul argues that Canada is a Métis nation, heavily influenced and shaped by Aboriginal ideas: Egalitarianism, a proper balance between individual and group, and a penchant for negotiation over violence are all Aboriginal values that Canada absorbed. An obstacle to progress, Saul argues, is that Canada has an increasingly ineffective elite, a colonial non-intellectual business elite that doesn't believe in Canada.

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Dishonour of the Crown: The Ontario Resource Regime in the Valley of the Kiji Sibi, paper ed

$12.95

Dishonour of the Crown: The Ontario Resource Regime in the Valley of the Kiji Sibi is a slim volume by a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation about the impact of uranium resource development on the traditional lands of the Nation. Paula Sherman, Indigenous Studies Professor at Trent University, writes a concise history of the roles of the government and the exploration company (Frontenac Ventures) as these partners proceeded to explore the possibility of developing a uranium mine.

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Fair Country: Telling Truths about Canada, A, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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In A Fair Country: Telling Truths about Canada, this startlingly original vision of Canada, renowned thinker John Ralston Saul argues that Canada is a Métis nation, heavily influenced and shaped by Aboriginal ideas: Egalitarianism, a proper balance between individual and group, and a penchant for negotiation over violence are all Aboriginal values that Canada absorbed. An obstacle to progress, Saul argues, is that Canada has an increasingly ineffective elite, a colonial non-intellectual business elite that doesn't believe in Canada.

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And Grandma Said: Iroquois Teachings as Passed Down Through the Oral Tradition, paper ed

$42.00

And Grandma Said: Iroquois Teachings as Passed Down Through the Oral Tradition is the recent book written by Mohawk Bear Clan Elder Tom Sakokwenionkwas Porter. This compilation is edited by Lesley Forrester who worked with Tom to allow his truly unique voice to be heard. The book includes oral history and traditions, as well as personal experiences and teachings of the Six Nations Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), especially the Mohawk Nation.

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Firekeepers of the Twenty-First Century: First Nations Women Chiefs, paper ed

$27.95

Firekeepers of the Twenty-First Century: First Nations Women Chiefs written by Dene scholar Cora Voyageur offers readers a First Nations' perspective on leadership roles held by women in First Nations communities. Using interviews and statistical analysis the author discovers the subtle change in First Nations communities as the distribution of power shifts. The 1951 Indian Act revision provided the opportunity for women to enter the world of band politics. The author identifies Elsie Knott of Curve Lake as the first female band chief in who was elected in 1953.

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