Indigenous writes : a guide to First Nations, Métis & Inuit issues in Canada
- ISBN: 1553796802
- ISBN: 9781553796800
xii, 290 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : HighWater Press, 2016.
- Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction : how to read this book -- Part 1. The terminology of relationships -- 1. Just don't call us late for supper : names for Indigenous peoples -- 2. Settling on a name : names for non-Indigenous Canadians -- Part 2. Culture and identity -- 3. Got status? : Indian status in Canada -- 4. You're Métis? Which of your parents is an Indian? : Métis identity -- 5. Feel the Inukness : Inuit identity -- 6. Hunter-gatherers or trapper-harvesters? : why some terms matter -- 7. Allowably Indigenous : to ptarmigan or not to ptarmigan : when indigeneity is transgressive -- 8. Caught in the crossfire of blood-quantum reasoning : popular notions of Indigenous purity -- 9. What is cultural appropriation? : respecting cultural boundaries -- 10. Check the tag on that "Indian" story : how to find authentic Indigenous stories -- 11. Icewine, roquefort cheese, and the Navajo Nation : Indigenous use of intellectual property laws -- 12. All my queer relations : language, culture, and two-spirit identity -- Part 3. Myth-busting -- 13. The myth of progress -- 14. The myth of the level playing field -- 15. The myth of taxation -- 16. The myth of free housing -- 17. The myth of the drunken Indian -- 18. The myth of the wandering nomad -- 19. The myth of authenticity -- Part 4. State violence -- 20. Monster : the residential-school legacy -- 21. Our stolen generations : the sixties and millennial scoops -- 22. Human flagpoles : Inuit relocation -- 23. From hunters to farmers : Indigenous farming on the prairies -- 24. Dirty water, dirty secrets : drinking water in First Nations communities -- 25. No justice, no peace : the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples -- Part. 5. Land, learning, law, and treaties -- 26. Rights? What rights? : doctrines of colonialism -- 27. Treaty talk : the evolution of treaty-making in Canada -- 28. The more things change, the more they stay the same : numbered treaties and modern treaty-making -- 29. Why don't First Nations just leave the reserve? : reserves are not the problem -- 30. White paper, what paper? : more attempts to assimilate Indigenous peoples -- 31. Our children, our schools : fighting for control over Indigenous education|
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|Subject:||Authors, Canadian (Indigenous)
Inuit -- Canada
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