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Aboriginal History A Reader

ISBN-10: 0195432355

ISBN-13: 9780195432350

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kristin Burnett, Geoff Read

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List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Aboriginal History in a Colonial Context
World Views
Introduction
Indigeneity in Canada: Spirituality, the Sacred, and Survival
Indigenous Pedagogy: A Way Out of Dependence Betty Bastien
Glossary
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Perspectives on Contact
Introduction
Imagining a Distant New World
Plan of Hochelaga Picturing Contact, Cartier, 1556 Ramusio
Jacques Cartier and His First Interview with Indians at Hochelaga, 1850
Into the Arctic Archipelago: Edward Parry in Igloolik and the Shaman's Curse
Excerpt from an Interview with Rosie Iqallijuq Interview and translation
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Population Debates
Introduction
Recent Work and Prospects in American Indian Contact Population
Natural [Herbal] Medicine
Treaties and Tuberculosis: First Nations People in Late-Nineteenth-Century Western Canada, A Political and Economic Transformation
Report of Acting Superintendent M.G. Dickieson, July 1879
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
War, Conflict, and Society
Introduction
Slavery, the Fox Wars, and the Limits of Alliance
Baptisms, 21 September 1713
The Divided Ground: Upper Canada, New York, and the Iroquois Six Nations, 1783-1815
Speech by Red Jacket, 21 November 1790
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
The Fur Trade
Introduction
Fur-Trade History as an Aspect of Native History
Minutes from the Excise Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company, 24 March 1673
Women, Kin, and Catholicism: New Perspectives on the Fur Trade
Reminiscences of Early Days on Mackinac Island Elizabeth Thr�s� Baird
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Locating M�tis Identity
Introduction
'I Shall Settle, Marry, and Trade Here': British Military Personnel and Their Mixed-Blood Descendants
M�tis Nationalism: Then and Now
Only Pemmican Eaters? The International Press and M�tis Identity, 1869-85
The Insurrection in Manitoba Brisbane Courier, 16 May 1885
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Federal Indian Policy
Introduction
Dreaming in Liberal White: Canadian Indian Policy, 1913-83
Civilizing Influences A proposed pamphlet by Thomas Deasy, Indian Agent, 1920
Our Medicines: First Nations' Medical Practices and the Nanaimo Indian Hospital, 1945-75
Excerpt from an Interview with Violet Charlie Interview by Laurie Meijer Drees, 14 May 2008
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Survivance, Identity, and the Indian Act
Introduction
Identity, Non-Status Indians, and Federally Unrecognized Peoples
Indian Act, 1876, Sections 3(3)-3(6)
Stuck at the Border of the Reserve: Bill C-31 and the Impact on First Nations Women
Excerpt from an Interview with Life History Respondent 12 Interview by Jaime Mishibinijima, 28 July 2008
Indian Act, 1985, Section 6
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Residential Schools
Introduction
Always Remembering: Indian Residential Schools in Canada
Program of Studies for Indian Schools, 1897
Reflections on the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement: From Court Cases to Truth and Reconciliation
Excerpt from the Indian Residential Schools Setdement Agreement, May 2006
Telling Truths and Seeking Reconciliation: Exploring the Challenges
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Religion, Culture, and the Peoples of the North
Introduction
The Birth of a Catholic Inuit Community: The Transition to Christianity in Pelly Bay, NU, 1935-50
Excerpt from Codex Historicus, 25 December 1940
Reflecting on the Future: New Technologies, New Frontiers
Engaging and Integrating Technologies Naomi Adelson
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
The Economy and Labour
Introduction
Vanishing the Indians: Aboriginal Labourers in Twentieth-Century British Columbia
Excerpts from the Diary of Arthur Wellington Clah Introduction
Colonialism at Work: Labour Placement Programs for Aboriginal Women in Post-War Canada
Indian Girls Achieve Successful Careers-Pave Way for Others Indian News, June 1958
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Aboriginal Women
Introduction
Categories and Terrains of Exclusion: Constructing the 'Indian Woman' in the Early Settlement Era in Western Canada
Letter from Mrs Mary McNaughton Concerning the Chattels of Indian Women Married to White Men and Living on the Reserve, dated 15 December 1879
Making History: Elsie Marie Knott, Canada's First Female Indian Act Chief
Excerpt from the Indian Act, 1951
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Negotiating Health and Weil-Being
Introduction
Industrial Fisheries and the Health of Local Communities in the Twentieth-Century Canadian Northwest
Letter from Chief Pierre Freezie to S.J. Bailey, 9 October 1950
'The Indians Would Be Better Off if They Tended to Their Farms Instead of Dabbling in Fisheries'
Maps of the Thunder Bay Mining Region of Lake Superior Geological and National History Survey of Canada
Early Pioneer Fur Trading Settlement Canadian Bank of Commerce
On the Nipigon River, Whitchers Camp at Hamilton Pool
On the Nipigon River, One Hour's Catch at Big Canoe Portage
'This is a real Indian canoe in the picture, White water rapids from below', White Charles
On the Nipigon River, 'Guzz Brother's Camp at Pizer Portage. Trout bearing camp, July 1884'
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Political Activism
Introduction
'Nothing Left for Me or Any Other Indian': The Georgian Bay Anishinabek and Interwar Articulations of Aboriginal Rights
Letter from Elijah Tabobondung to Jon Daly, Indian Agent, 12 August 1923, Copperhead, Perry Sound, ON
Power, Praxis, and the M�tis of Kelly Lake, Canada
Rare Health Sendees Come to M�tis at Kelly Lake
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Treaties and Self-Governance
Introduction
Ally or Colonizer?: The Federal State, the Cree Nation, and the James Bay Agreement
Excerpt from Cree Regional Authority et al. v. Attorney-General of Quebec, 1991
Recognition by Assimilation: Mi'kmaq Treaty Rights, Fisheries Privatization, and Community Resistance in Nova Scotia
The Guides, 1899
The Guides, 2009
Questions for Consideration
Further Resources
Further Resources
Glossary
Notes
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