Colonialism

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“Indians Wear Red”

Colonialism, Resistance, and Aboriginal Street Gangs

With the advent of Aboriginal street gangs such as Indian Posse, Manitoba Warriors, and Native Syndicate, Winnipeg garnered a reputation as the “gang capital of Canada.” Yet beyond the … ; ; ; 176 View

Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

Change the story and change the future – merging science and Indigenous knowledge to steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene. As humanity marches on, causing mass extinctions and … 220 View
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Cobalt

Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower

The world is desperate for cobalt. It drives the proliferation of digital and clean technologies. But this “demon metal” has a horrific present and a troubled history. The modern … 336 View
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Country of Poxes

Three Germs and the Taking of Territory

Country of Poxes is the story of land theft in North America through three diseases: syphilis, smallpox and tuberculosis. These infectious diseases reveal that medical care, widely considered a … 208 View

Legacy

Trauma, Story, and Indigenous Healing

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other … 370 View

Northern Wildflower

A Memoir

Northern Wildflower is the beautifully written and powerful memoir of Catherine Lafferty. With startling honesty and a distinct voice, Lafferty tells her story of being a Dene woman growing up in … 155 View

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised Somewhere Else)

A 60s Scoop Adoptee's Story of Coming Home

During the 60s Scoop, over 20,000 Indigenous children in Canada were removed from their biological families, lands and culture and trafficked across provinces, borders and overseas to be raised … 213 View

Reconciliation in Practice

A Cross-Cultural Perspective

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released a report designed to facilitate reconciliation between the Canadian state and Indigenous Peoples. Its call to honour treaty relationships … 200 View

The Beothuk

A history of the Beothuk of Newfoundland. Exciting in its detail, this book gives us a rare picture of a lost people whose culture was destroyed after the arrival of white settlers. This title … 88 View

The Fall of New France

How the French lost a North American empire 1754-1763

Two great empires collided in North America in the 1750s when France and Great Britain (with the eager support of Britain’s American colonies) contested control of the Ohio Valley and Nova … 96 View

The Imaginary Indian

The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture

First published in 1992, The Imaginary Indian is a revealing history of the "Indian" image mythologized by popular Canadian culture since 1850, propagating stereotypes that exist to … 284 View

The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture

First published in 1992, The Imaginary Indian is a revealing history of the “Indian” image mythologized by popular Canadian culture since 1850, propagating stereotypes that exist to … 284 View

The Truth About Stories

A Native Narrative

"Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous." Beginning with a traditional … 184 View
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We Were Not The Savages, 4th ed.

Collision Between European and Native American Civilizations

The title of this book We Were Not the Savages speaks to the truth of what happened when Europeans invaded Mi’kmaw lands in the 17th century. Prior to the European invasion the … ; 416 View

We Were Not the Savages, Third Edition

Collison between European and Native American Civilizations

As a person of First Nation ancestry I cannot help but wonder if the failure of Caucasian Americans and Canadians to reveal and teach about the horrors their ancestors carried out against North … 416 View

Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

Quebec Inuit Fight for Their Homeland

For decades, the Inuit of northern Québec were among the most neglected people in Canada. It took The Battle of James Bay, 1971-1975, for the governments in Québec City and Ottawa to … 132 View