History

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North of Superior

An Illustrated History of Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a little-known region that has been central to Canada’s prosperity. For many Canadians, the majestic landscape north of Lake Superior conjures up images of tourism, … ; 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

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 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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"You’ll Never Believe What Happened" Is Always a Great Way to Start

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 30 $3.00 Add
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Introduction

From: The Beothuk

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The introduction provides an overview of the sequence of information that is presented in the book and the author’s goals 1 $0.10 Add
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Tapeyihtamiwin (Reckoning)

From: Indigenous Studies & Social Work (Sample Coursepack)

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E-maskamih cik

From: Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised Somewhere Else)

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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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Prehistory

From: The Beothuk

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This chapter investigates the prehistory of the Beothuk: When and how they first arrived in Newfoundland and the archaeological evidence discovered at numerous sites around the island. 4 $0.40 Add
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You’re Not the Indian I Had in Mind

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this chapter, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King recalls his experiences travelling around North America on a photography expedition and provides accounts of the different ways … 32 $3.20 Add
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Distribution, Population Size, and Social Organization

From: The Beothuk

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This chapter uses archaeological evidence to describe the distribution of Beothuk communities in Newfoundland pre-Contact. 3 $0.30 Add
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Let Me Entertain You

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 31 $3.10 Add
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Tasoosiw

From: Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised Somewhere Else)

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A Million Porcupines Crying in the Dark

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 31 $3.10 Add
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Hunting, Fishing and Gathering

From: The Beothuk

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This chapter describes life in pre-contact Beothuk communities with a focus on food gathering throughout the year. This chapter also serves as a brief general overview of the seasonal cycles … 6 $0.60 Add