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The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII. His name wasn’t Chester Nez. That was the English name he was assigned in kindergarten. And in boarding school at Fort Defiance, he was punished for speaking his native language,…
Intimate Integration: A History Of The Sixties Scoop And The Colonization Of Indigenous Kinship

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Privileging Indigenous voices and experiences, Intimate Integration documents the rise and fall of North American transracial adoption projects, including the Adopt Indian and Métis Project and the Indian Adoption Project. The author argues that the integration…
Fractured Homeland: Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario
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|January 1, 2013

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In 1992, the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan, the only federally recognized Algonquin reserve in Ontario, launched a comprehensive land claim. The claim drew attention to the reality that two-thirds of Algonquins in Canada have never been recognized as Indian, and…
My Heroes Have Always Been Indians
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|January 1, 2010

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My Heroes Have Always Been Indians is unique because it highlights the often overlooked contribution that Aboriginal people have made to Alberta society. It has two parts: the first is an historical, cultural and demographic synopsis of Aboriginal peoples in…
Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth-Century Canada
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|June 28, 2013

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The word "Mississauga" is the name British Canadian settlers used for the Ojibwe on the north of Lake Ontario - now the most urbanized region in what is now Canada. The Ojibwe of this area in the early and mid-nineteenth century lived through a time of…
Working Families: Age, Gender, and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal

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Working Families takes the reader onto the streets of Montreal and into the homes of its working-class families during the years that it became a major, industrial city. Between the 1860s and 1890s the expansion of wage labour changed the bases of family…
Tireless Runners: A Family History Of Indigenous Canada
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|This title releases April 6, 2021

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For readers of Thomas King's The Inconvenient Indian and Chelsea Vowel's Indigenous Writes , Tireless Runners tells the history of colonization from pre-contact to the present day through the multi-generational story of one Indigenous family. Tireless Runners…
Dangerous Spirits: The Windigo in Myth and History

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“Highly readable and well researched.” — Canada's History In the traditional Algonquian world, the windigo is the spirit of selfishness, which can transform a person into a murderous cannibal. Native peoples over a vast stretch of North…
Sitting Bull: The Life and times of an American Patriot
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|April 29, 2008

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The definitive, New York Times Notable Book and Spur Award-winning biography of the legendary chief and his dramatic role in the history of westward expansion Reviled by the United States government as a troublemaker and a coward, revered by his people as a great…
Sitting Bull: His Life and Legacy
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|August 26, 2009

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The only book on Sitting Bull written by a lineal descendant Ernie LaPointe is the great -grandson of the famous Hunkpapa Lakota chief, and he presents the family tales and memories told to him about his great-grandfather. In many ways the oral history differs…
Native Memoirs From The War Of 1812: Black Hawk And William Apess

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Native peoples played major roles in the War of 1812 as allies of both the United States and Great Britain, but few wrote about their conflict experiences. Two famously wrote down their stories: Black Hawk, the British-allied chief of the still-independent Sauks…
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