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Peace, Power, Righteousness An Indigenous Manifesto

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ISBN-10: 0195412168

ISBN-13: 9780195412161

Edition: 1999

Authors: Taiaiake Alfred

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This book challenges the contemporary wisdom on Aboriginal governance. It argues that indigenous peoples must return to their political traditions and use these traditions to educate a new generation of leaders committed to values and the preservation of indigenous nationhood.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.80" wide x 5.80" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.594

Taiaiake Alfred is from Kahnaw�ke in the Mohawk Nation. He is a scholar and journalist known for his passionate and incisive views on politics, a respected orator, and a trusted advisor to many First Nations governments and community organizations. He holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University and is a Professor in the University of Victoria's Indigenous Governance Programs. Taiaiake is the author of two previous books, Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors and Peace, Power, Righteousness.

First Words
Peace
Native American Political Traditions
Who are the Leaders?
'Rejoicing, Recognizing, and Responsibility'
Power
The Problem of Native Politics
Nationhood
Sovereignty - An Inappropriate Concept
Colonial Mentalitites
Co-optation
Self Conscious Traditionalism
Responsibility
Accountability
Righteousness
Money as an Illusory Panacea
Modern Treaties, a Devious Method of Assimilation
Toward a New Native Leadership (for the Youth)