Canada's First Nations

Canada's First Nations

A History Of Founding Peoples From Earliest Times

Book - 2009
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Canada's First Nations is a comprehensive history of Canada's original inhabitants. Using an interdisciplinary approach that combines techniques from history, anthropology, archaeology, biology, sociology, and political science, the story of the more than 50 First Nations of Canada iscarefully woven together. A central argument in the text is that Amerindians and Inuit have responded to persistent colonial pressures through attempts at co-operation, episodes of resistance, and politically sophisticated efforts to preserve their territory and culture. The fourth edition has beenfully updated to include current topics such as the effects of global warming on the Innu, the Ipperwash Inquiry, and the Caledonia land claims dispute. This is a text that transcends the familiar and narrow focus on Native-White relations to identify the history of the First Nations as a separateand proud tradition.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780195428926
0195428927
Characteristics: xiv, 591 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: McNab, David 1947-

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carknerdy Oct 27, 2009

*The* resource on the history of Canada's Indigenous people.

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