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Ending Denial Understanding Aboriginal Issues

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ISBN-10: 1442600055

ISBN-13: 9781442600058

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Wayne Warry

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There is an unconscious racism at work in Canada?an ignorance of Aboriginal peoples and culture that breeds indifference to, and ambivalence about, Aboriginal poverty and ill health. Warry examines conservative arguments and mainstream views that promote assimilation and integration as the solution to Aboriginal marginalization. He argues that we must acknowledge our denial of colonialism in order to reach a deeper understanding of contemporary Aboriginal culture and identity, both on and off the reserve. Only then can we fully recognize Aboriginal peoples' rights and the path to self-determination.In short related essays Warry counters arguments found in mainstream academic and popular…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 9/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.98" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Wayne Warry is an applied medical anthropologist and Associate Professor of Anthropology at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. He has 20 years experience working with and for various Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Tribal Councils, and government ministries. He is the author of Ending Denial: Understanding Aboriginal Issues (University of Toronto Press, 2007).

A Note on Terminology
Truth and Denial
Truth, Advocacy, and Aboriginal Issues
The New Assimilation Arguments
Ending Denial: Acknowledging History and Colonialism
The Media: Sustaining Stereotypes
Understanding Aboriginal Issues
Putting Culture into the Debates
Being Aboriginal: Identity
Culture in the City
Courts and Claims: Aboriginal Resource Rights
Sustainable Economic Development
Hopeful Signs: Capacity Building in Health
The Third Order: Accountable Aboriginal Governments
Conclusion The River