all ebooks in category: First Nations Canadian History

Tracing Ochre : Changing Perspectives on the Beothuk
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1442628421 | 401 Pages | PDF | 3.5 MB

The supposed extinction of the Indigenous Beothuk people of Newfoundland in the early nineteenth century is a foundational moment in Canadian history. Increasingly under scrutiny, …

Kayanerenko:wa : The Great Law of Peace
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0887558216 | 469 Pages | PDF | 2.74 MB

Several centuries ago, the five nations that would become the Haudenosaunee — Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca — were locked in generations-long cycles of …

Tecumseh and Brock: The War of 1812 [Repost]
English | June 5, 2012 | ISBN: 0887842615 | 368 pages | EPUB | 0.95 Mb

At the turn of the nineteenth century, the British Empire is at the height of its ascendancy; Napoleonic France is struggling to maintain its position …

Districts, Documentation, and Population in Rupert’s Land
English | ISBN: 3030327299 | 2020 | 145 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This book interrogates how districts were used in British North America to inspect, and document indigenous people by the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC). In particular, …

Defining Métis: Catholic Missionaries and the Idea of Civilization in Northwestern Saskatchewan, 1845-1898
English | May 10, 2017 | ISBN: 0887557740 | EPUB | 240 pages | 2.6 MB

"Defining Métis" examines categories used in the latter half of the nineteenth century by Catholic missionaries to describe Indigenous people in what is now northwestern …

First Nations? Second Thoughts, 3rd Edition
English | October 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0773558535 | 312 pages | EPUB | 1.69 MB

Over the last thirty years Canadian policy on aboriginal issues has come to be dominated by an ideology that sees aboriginal peoples as "nations" entitled …

The Whaling People of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Cape Flattery
English | October 11th, 2019 | ISBN: 0772664919 | 256 pages | EPUB | 42.43 MB

The Whaling People live along the west coast of Vancouver Island and Cape Flattery in Washington. They comprise more than 20 First Nations, including the …

The Franz Boas Enigma: Inuit, Arctic, and Sciences
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1771860014 | 180 pages | PDF | 3,7 MB

Addressing, for the first time, the enigma of how Franz Boas came to be the central founder of anthropology and a driving force in the …

Do You See Ice? : Inuit and Americans at Home and Away
English | 2018 | ISBN: 022658013X | 253 Pages | PDF | 3.13 MB

Many Americans imagine the Arctic as harsh, freezing, and nearly uninhabitable. The living Arctic, however—the one experienced by native Inuit and others who work and …