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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 Imaginary Indian, 2nd 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
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Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 Add
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Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 Add
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Original Peoples to 1671

From: North of Superior

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Looks at the Aboriginal cultures that flourished in this region before the arrival of Europeans. Breaks down the extended history into The Paleo-Americans, The Shield Archaic Peoples, The … ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. 25 $0.50 Add
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. The author opens part I of … 25 $0.50 Add
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The Vanishing Canadian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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This chapter calls out the 18th and 19th artists like Paul Kane, Edward Curtis, and others for taking the Indian image and manipulating and displaying in any way they wanted. The image-makers … 50 $2.50 Add
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The Vanishing Canadian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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This chapter calls out the 18th and 19th artists like Paul Kane, Edward Curtis, and others for taking the Indian image and manipulating and displaying in any way they wanted. The image-makers … 50 $2.50 Add
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Presenting the Image

Part II

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add
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Presenting the Image

Part II

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add
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Performing Indians

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Movies, shows and theatre invariably situate Indians in the past, usually on the western frontier. The result is that Indians in the movies seem marginal to modern life. Sympathetic regret or … 45 $1.80 Add
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Performing Indians

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Movies, shows and theatre invariably situate Indians in the past, usually on the western frontier. The result is that Indians in the movies seem marginal to modern life. Sympathetic regret or … 45 $1.80 Add
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Celebrity Indians and Plastic Shamans

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Non-native Canadians have always formed their impressions of the Indian without much reference to actual Native people, and especially without hearing what Native people might have to say about … 58 $2.90 Add
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Celebrity Indians and Plastic Shamans

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Non-native Canadians have always formed their impressions of the Indian without much reference to actual Native people, and especially without hearing what Native people might have to say about … 58 $2.90 Add
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Reconciliation with Indigenous ghosts: On the politics of postcolonial ghost stories

From: Home and Native Land

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Considers how postcolonial ghost stories – stories that use the figure of the Indigenous ghost to make sense of colonial and postcolonial relations – incorporate the tensions, … 17 $1.70 Add