Métis in Canada: History, Identity, Law and Politics by Christopher AdamsMétis in Canada: History, Identity, Law and Politics by Christopher Adams

Métis in Canada: History, Identity, Law and Politics

EditorChristopher Adams, Gregg Dahl, Ian Peach

Paperback | May 31, 2013

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These twelve essays constitute a groundbreaking volume of new work prepared by leading scholars in the fields of history, anthropology, constitutional law, political science, and sociology, who identify the many facets of what it means to be Métis in Canada today. After the Powley decision in 2003, Métis peoples were no longer conceptually limited to the historical boundaries of the fur trade in Canada. Key ideas explored in this collection include identity, rights, and issues of governance, politics, and economics. The book will be of great interest to scholars in political science and Indigenous studies, the legal community, public administrators, government policy advisors, and people seeking to better understand the Métis past and present. Contributors: Christopher Adams, Gloria Jane Bell, Glen Campbell, Gregg Dahl, Janique Dubois, Tom Flanagan, Liam J. Haggarty, Laura-Lee Kearns, Darren O'Toole, Jeremy Patzer, Ian Peach, Siomonn P. Pulla, Kelly L. Saunders.
Christopher Adams was Vice President at Probe Research where he directed an annual survey on Indigenous peoples in Manitoba. He holds two adjunct professor appointments and is currently the Rector of St. Paul's College at the University of Manitoba. He lives in Winnipeg. Gregg Dahl has had a long career in policy analysis for provincia...
Title:Métis in Canada: History, Identity, Law and PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8.98 × 6 × 1.33 inPublished:May 31, 2013Publisher:The university of Alberta PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888646402

ISBN - 13:9780888646408

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent book Metis in Canada fills an important place in literature, at a timely moment in Canada's history, highlighting our country's rich heritage and the roots of much conflict that is currently in the forefront. The editors have brought together writings from a variety of perspectives, to give readers rich and balanced insights into the history of the Metis resistance. This book is a must for scholars of Canadian history and issues related to First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples.
Date published: 2013-11-24

Editorial Reviews

"The volume is notable for its efforts to capture the varied work that scholars across different disciplines are currently undertaking in the Metis past and present." - Michel Hogue - Histoire Sociale / Social History - 20150501