Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future

Paperback | November 15, 1998

byKevin Reed

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This comprehensive text deals with an important and often understudied part of Canadian history and heritage. It focuses on all facets of Aboriginal culture, history, and challenges from the past to the present with a careful balance between brutal honesty and uplifting accounts of hope andperseverance. It includes biographies of key Aboriginal figures (i.e. Big Bear, Rosemarie Kuptana, Susan Aglukark) and examines current issues (i.e. Nunavut, Nisga, Oka and Ipperwash).

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Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future breathes life into this important subject. This work explores the significant role played by aboriginal peoples in the development of Canada. Topics include residential schools, rituals, self-government and family life. First hand accounts and biographical sketches take readers into this fasc...

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This comprehensive text deals with an important and often understudied part of Canadian history and heritage. It focuses on all facets of Aboriginal culture, history, and challenges from the past to the present with a careful balance between brutal honesty and uplifting accounts of hope andperseverance. It includes biographies of key A...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.15 inPublished:November 15, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019541280X

ISBN - 13:9780195412802

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 14

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Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future breathes life into this important subject. This work explores the significant role played by aboriginal peoples in the development of Canada. Topics include residential schools, rituals, self-government and family life. First hand accounts and biographical sketches take readers into this fascinating culture.