Resistance

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A Line in the Tar Sands

Struggles for Environmental Justice

Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost. But tar sands opponents—fighting a powerful international industry—are likened to terrorists; … ; ; ; 390 View
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Academic Well-Being of Racialized Students

Canadian universities have an ongoing history of colonialism and racism in this white-settler society. Racialized students (Indigenous, Black and students of colour), who would once have been … 250 View

Brotherhood to Nationhood

George Manuel and the Making of the Modern Indian Movement

Charged with fresh material and new perspectives, this updated edition of the groundbreaking biography Brotherhood to Nationhood brings George Manuel and his fighting tradition into the present. … ; 342 View

Colonized Classrooms

Racism, Trauma and Resistance in Post-Secondary Education

In Colonized Classrooms, Sheila Cote-Meek discusses how Aboriginal students confront narratives of colonial violence in the postsecondary classroom, while they are, at the same time, living and … 175 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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Divided

Populism, Polarization, and Power in the New Saskatchewan

Divided looks at the last fifteen years in Saskatchewan, during which time the Saskatchewan Party government sought to reforge the province’s image into the New Saskatchewan: brash, … ; ; 352 View
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How We Go Home

Voices from Indigenous North America

In myriad ways, each narrator’s life has been shaped by loss, injustice, and resilience—and by the struggle of how to share space with settler nations whose essential aim is to take … 344 View
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More Powerful Together

Conversations with Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved … 250 View

Nta’tuhwaqanminen Our Story

Evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq

Nta’tugwaqanminen provides evidence that the Mi’gmaq of the Gespe’gewa’gi (Northern New Brunswick and the Gaspé Peninsula) have occupied their territory since time immemorial. They were the sole … 254 View

Policing Indigenous Movements

Dissent and the Security State

In recent years, Indigenous peoples have lead a number of high profile movements fighting for social and environmental justice in Canada. From land struggles to struggles against resource … ; 230 View

Seeking Mino-Pimatisiwin

An Aboriginal Approach to Helping

Historically, social work and psychology professions have pressured and coerced Aboriginal peoples to follow the euro-centric ways of society. The needs of Aboriginal peoples have not been … 128 View
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To Be A Water Protector

The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. Her new book, To Be a Water Protector: Rise of … 320 View
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Unsettling Canada

A National Wake-up Call

A Canadian bestseller and winner of the 2016 Canadian Historical Association Aboriginal History Book Prize, Unsettling Canada is a landmark text built on a unique collaboration between two First … ; ; 320 View
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Warrior Life

Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence

In a moment where unlawful pipelines are built on Indigenous territories, the RCMP make illegal arrests of land defenders on unceded lands, and anti-Indigenous racism permeates on social media; … 288 View