An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People: I Have Lived Here Since the World Began by Arthur J. RayAn Illustrated History of Canada's Native People: I Have Lived Here Since the World Began by Arthur J. Ray

An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People: I Have Lived Here Since the World Began

byArthur J. Ray

Paperback | August 18, 2011

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Canada's Native people have inhabited this land since the Ice Age and were already accomplished traders, artisans, farmers and marine hunters when Europeans first reached their shores. Contact between Natives and European explorers and settlers initially presented an unprecedented period of growth and opportunity. But the two vastly different cultures soon clashed. Arthur J. Ray charts the history of Canada's Native people from first contact to current land claims. The result is a fascinating chronicle that spans 12,000 years and culminates in the headlines of today.
ARTHUR J. RAY is the author of, among other books, Indians and the Fur Trade. He is a professor emeritus of history at the University of British Columbia, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and co-editor of the Canadian Historical Review. He lives i
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Title:An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People: I Have Lived Here Since the World BeganFormat:PaperbackDimensions:452 pages, 9.25 × 7.13 × 0.68 inPublished:August 18, 2011Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0773539700

ISBN - 13:9780773539709

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“Written in an easy-flowing, conversational manner, it is both eye-opening and controversial.” The Saskatoon StarPhoenix