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All Our Relations

Finding the Path Forward

In this urgent and incisive work, bestselling and award-winning author Tanya Talaga explores the alarming rise of youth suicide in Indigenous communities in Canada and beyond. From Northern … 290 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
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ohpikinâwasowin/Growing a Child

Implementing Indigenous Ways of Knowing With Indigenous Families

Western theory and practice are over-represented in child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this collection invert the long-held, colonial … ; ; ; 286 View
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White Benevolence

Racism and Colonial Violence in the Helping Professions

When working with Indigenous people, the helping professions —education, social work, health care and justice — reinforce the colonial lie that Indigenous people need saving. In White … ; ; 289 View
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Chapter One: We Were Always Here

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 41 $4.92 Add
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Foreword

From: Country of Poxes

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Forward from Dr. Darlene Kitty. 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

Entering the Circle

From: ohpikinâwasowin/Growing a Child

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The Prophesy – The Turtle Lodge Teachings – Ceremony and Smudging – About the Book – About the Wisdom-Seeking Projects – Our Book Cover ; ; ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: White Benevolence

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In the introduction, Amanda Gebhard, Sheelah McLean, and Verna St. Denis make clear their intentions for this collection, which are to elevate critical standpoints on racial inequality in Canada … ; ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Introduction: Aboriginal Canada Revisited

From: Aboriginal Canada Revisited

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Introduction 26 $2.60 Add
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Chapter Two: Big Brother’s Hunger

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 62 $7.44 Add
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iyiniw tâpwêwin êkwa kiskeyihtamowin

From: ohpikinâwasowin/Growing a Child

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Our Project’s Creation Story – Ceremony – Two Worlds – Permission to Wisdom-Seek – Storytelling and Creation Stories – Language – Multiple Truths – … ; ; ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Living My Family Through Colonialism

From: White Benevolence

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In chapter 2, Verna St. Denis examines the impact of colonial structures on BIPOC communities and families through recounting her own experiences. This chapter focuses on the colonial structures … 14 $1.40 Add
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Pandemics Past

How Infections Have Defined Humanity

From: Country of Poxes

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Chapter 1 explores the history of infectious diseases in Canada and human coexistence with infection. Topics discussed include malaria, gene mutations, cystic fibrosis, cholera, antibiotics, … 16 $1.60 Add
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Chapter Three: The Third Space

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 53 $6.36 Add
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miyawâta

Family Teachings on Turtle Island

From: ohpikinâwasowin/Growing a Child

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Setting the Context – A Colonial View of Health – An Indigenous View of Health: Living miyo pimâtisiwin – The Project: Foster Care and Non-Indigenous Caregivers – … 28 $2.80 Add
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Syphilis

From: Country of Poxes

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Chapter 2 focuses on syphilis. Topics discussed include the debate around syphilis’ origins, the politics of colonialism,  the “Columbian exchange”, the stages of syphilis, … 56 $5.60 Add