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129 Results
Native peoples and cultures of Canada an anthropological overview —McMillan, Alan D. (Alan Daniel), 1945-
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2002

A comprehensive overview of all the native groups of Canada -- Indian, Metis and Inuit. Describes their traditional ways of life from prehistoric times to the present issues of land claims and self-government. 1988.

Citizens plus aboriginal peoples and the Canadian state —Cairns, Alan.
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2001

Cairns, through the study of the historical record, discusses the desired relation of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples to each other in Canada. He considers the differences between the assimilationist assumptions of...

One Native life —Wagamese, Richard.
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2010

Wagamese's look back at the long road he traveled in reclaiming his identity, and about what he's learned as a human being, a man, and an Ojibway. Whether he's writing about playing baseball, running away with the circus...

Shingwauk's vision native residential schools in Canada —Miller, J. R. (James Rodger), 1943-
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2011

A comprehensive study of residential schools, the institutions where attendance by Native children was compulsory as recently as the 1960s. Former students have come forward in increasing numbers to describe the psycholo...

Indian country inside another Canada —Krotz, Larry, 1948-
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2002

The author describes life on five disparate Indian reserves in Canada. He avoids the stereotypes of alcoholism and poverty, instead introducing chiefs, teachers, band managers, trappers, and ordinary reserve residents wh...

Klee Wyck —Carr, Emily, 1871-1945.
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2001

Emily Carr was called Klee Wyck, or Laughing One, by the Indians of British Columbia. In the late 1930's, she went among their coastal villages to paint their totems and record visual evidence of native culture. She also...

One dead Indian the premier, the police, and the Ipperwash crisis —Edwards, Peter.
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2006

On September 4, 1995, several Stoney Point Natives entered Ipperwash Provincial Park, near Sarnia, Ontario, and began a peaceful protest aimed at reclaiming a traditional burial ground. Within 72 hours, one of the protes...

Canada's first nations a history of founding peoples —Dickason, Olive Patricia, 1920-2011.
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2009

Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, t...

A book of Grey Owl pages from the writings of Wa-sha-quon-asis —Grey Owl, 1888-1938.
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2013

Grey Owl was a middle-class Englishman who assumed the appearance and habits of a North American Indian guide and trapper. His identity was not discovered until his death. He was widely-known for his advocacy of conserva...

Ancient land, ancient sky following Canada's native canoe routes —McFarlane, Peter, 1954-
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2012

From the cockpit of a single engine Cessna Peter McFarlane and Wayne Haimila trace the ancient routes of westward moving European settlers. They discuss how those places looked then and how they look now, and tell the st...

Canada a people's history, volume one —Gillmor, Don.
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2001

Based on the CBC series of the same name, this work covers the history of Canada from the earliest days to the 1870's. Described are explorers, adventurers, settlers, native peoples, leaders, the ordinary people of the l...

Funny, you don't look like one observations from a blue-eyed Ojibway —Taylor, Drew Hayden, 1962-
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2010

Half Ojibway and half Caucasian - and hoping to found a nation called Occasions, dubbing himself a Special Occasion for founding it - Drew Hayden Taylor presents his own take on Native affairs. Using humour to give a dif...

Canada's first nations a history of founding peoples —Dickason, Olive Patricia, 1920-2011.
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2009

Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, t...

La réduction l'autochtone inventé et les amérindiens d'aujourd'hui —Simard, Jean-Jacques, 1945-
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2007

Sociologue travaillant avec les autochtones depuis plus de trente ans, conseiller des Inuits à la Convention de la Baie-James puis fortement impliqué dans les travaux de la commission Bélanger-Campeau, l'auteur rassem...

First crossing Alexander Mackenzie, his expedition across North America, and the opening of the continent —Hayes, Derek, 1947-
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2006

Alexander Mackenzie became the first person to go west and cross the continent of North America north of Mexico in 1793. Using contemporary accounts, including Mackenzie's own journal, the author offers fresh insight int...

Canada a people's history, volume two —Gillmor, Don.
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2008

Beginning with the Riel Rebellion and ending with the confrontation between the Mohawk and the army at Oka, Quebec, in 1990, Volume II covers more than a hundred years of change and development in Canada. It deals with t...

Funny, you don't look like one observations from a blue-eyed Ojibway —Taylor, Drew Hayden, 1962-
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2010

Half Ojibway and half Caucasian - and hoping to found a nation called Occasions, dubbing himself a Special Occasion for founding it - Drew Hayden Taylor presents his own take on Native affairs. Using humour to give a dif...

Enfants du néant et mangeurs d'âmes guerre, culture et société en Iroquoisie ancienne —Viau, Roland, 1954-
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2003

Cet ouvrage explique les moeurs guerrières de Iroquoiens qui menaient des guerres de capture, la cruauté dont ils faisaient usage à l'égard de leurs prisonniers, le cannibalisme auquel ils se livraient. 1997.

Inuit journey —Iglauer, Edith.
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2011

Describes the Inuits' struggle into the 20th century and the financial success they found through the art galleries of the world. 1979.

Strong women stories native vision and community survival
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2005

A collection of 17 essays which present original and critical perspectives from writers, scholars and activists on issues that are pertinent to Aboriginal women and their communities in both rural and urban settings. The...

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