Indigenous Writes

Indigenous Writes

A Guide to First Nations, Métis & Inuit Issues in Canada

Book - 2016
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Thirty-one essays discussing various issues related to the Indigenous experience in Canada from the time of first contact to the present.
Publisher: Winnipeg, MB : HighWater Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781553796800
1553796802
Branch Call Number: 971.00497 VOW
Characteristics: xii, 290 pages :,illustrations, maps.
Alternative Title: Indigenous rights

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“Delgamuukw. Sixties Scoop. Bill C-31. Blood quantum. Appropriation. Two-Spirit. Tsilhqot’in. Status. TRC. RCAP. FNPOA. Pass and permit. Numbered Treaties. Terra nullius. The Great Peace. Are you familiar with the terms listed above? In Indigenous Writes, Chelsea Vowel, legal scholar, teacher, an... Read More »


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1000books_and
Aug 28, 2018

I highly recommend this book.
If you feel reconciliation is important.
If you want to know more about Indigenous peoples and their viewpoint.
If you want to know in what ways even you may still be creating barriers to unity, you will want to read this book.
If you want a resource book, this will give you a chance to confirm that it is worth buying yourself a copy.

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ph64
Dec 04, 2017

I'm currently reading it and agree with your assessment. I'm also doing an good u of Alberta course called "Indigenous Canada" online (via Coursera, a MOOC site , which some may know). More Canadians need to understand Indigenous issues better. For many, our formal education was poor on Indigenous Peoples. Does anyone know of a discussion group in Ottawa or beyond on Indigenous issues, truth and reconciliation etc., for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples?

squib Nov 15, 2017

If you live in Canada, read this book. I have yet to find a better, clearer and more apt voice to provide such a solid overview of such complex and deep subjects as the relationships between Native peoples and all those of us who came later.

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