Aboriginal Peoples in Canada by James S. FrideresAboriginal Peoples in Canada by James S. Frideres

Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

byJames S. Frideres, René R. Gadacz

Paperback | October 21, 2011

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Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, with an extensive reorganizatoin and revision for its ninth edition, continues to provide a current and comprehensive introduction to Native Studies. Approaching events from the perspective of both the majority and the minority, it traces the history and evolution of Aboriginal—Non-Aboriginal relations over time. You will come away from the text with an understanding of Aboriginal rights within the context of the Canadian Constitution and Canadian society as a whole. Analytical in nature, Aboriginal Peoples in Canada supplies a critical interpretation of the events that have shaped Aboriginal-Euro-Canadian relations and illustrates how these relations have in turn formed the structure of Canadian society.

James Frideres is the Chair of Canadian Ethnic Studies at the University of Calgary. His research interests include Ethnic relations, Social Impact Assessment, Immigration and integration, and Aboriginal people in Canada. He received his MA and PhD from Washington State University.   René Gadacz is an Instructor in the Arts & Educa...
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Title:Aboriginal Peoples in CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.25 × 7.25 × 1 inPublished:October 21, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132161974

ISBN - 13:9780132161978

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Table of Contents

  1. Colonialism and Aboriginal Peoples
  2. Aboriginal Identity and Belonging
  3. Demographic Profile of Aboriginal People
  4. Social Profile of Aboriginal People
  5. Great Strides and New Challenges: City Life and Gender Issues
  6. David and Goliath: Aboriginal Organizations and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs
  7. First Nations: Contesting Title and Ownership
  8. The Métis: The “Original” Canadians
  9. The Inuit: Recognition in the 21st Century
  10. Self-Determination and Self-Government
  11. Multiculturalism Economic Involvement of Aboriginal Peoples
  12. Conclusions: Canadian Aboriginal Peoples in Global Context

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“I have always regarded the Frideres and Gadacz book as the most comprehensive book on the subject.” 

--Professor, Medicine Hat College