1992

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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
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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

Victims of Benevolence

The Dark Legacy of the Williams Lake Residential School

An unsettling study of two tragic events at an Indian residential school in British Columbia which serve as a microcosm of the profound impact the residential school system had on Aboriginal … 142 View
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Preface

From: Victims of Benevolence

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In most books, historical records have been written by non-Natives and thus reflect a non-Native cultural orientation. As a result, Native perspectives are often excluded from documentary sources … 16 $0.16 Add
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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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A "Sacred Duty"

Christianity, Civilization, and Indian Education

From: Racism in Canada (Course Pack)

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Roman Catholic missionaries and the Canadian government shared a vision: to see Native people, through residential schooling, abandon their cultural heritage and their nomadic hunting and fishing … 40 $1.60 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 Shuswap Response to Colonialism

From: Racism in Canada (Course Pack)

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Despite strong opposition, the Shuswap people were forced to adopt the colonial way of living. They were pushed out of their home and discouraged to practice sacred rituals. Ultimately, in 1891, … 24 $0.48 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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The Early Years of the Mission School

Education and Discipline

From: Victims of Benevolence

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Native children learned the skills they needed to survive, and the beliefs, values, and codes of behaviour appropriate to their society, by a trial-and error process of observing and imitating … 28 $0.56 Add
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Writing Off the Indian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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In this chapter, the author dispassionately examines the early “image makers”—the writers who travelled through Native nations to give first-hand account of the Native Peoples. … 39 $1.17 Add
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Writing Off the Indian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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In this chapter, the author dispassionately examines the early “image makers”—the writers who travelled through Native nations to give first-hand account of the Native Peoples. … 39 $1.17 Add
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A Death and an Inquest

From: Victims of Benevolence

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This chapter highlights the death of Duncan Sticks, one of the boys who`d run away from the residential school. An inquisition lead to witness tesimonies throwing more light on the mistreatment … 31 $0.93 Add