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North of America

In 1941, influential US publishing magnate Henry Luce declared the world was in the midst of the first great American century, believing his nation held the power and vision to lead and transform the ...

The Riel Problem

By (author) Albert Braz
Categories: History of the Americas

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to Canadian hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being ...

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities examines the relationship between the Wet’suwet’en nation and pipeline development, showing how colonial governments and corporations seek to control Indigenous ...

Tours Inside the Snow Globe

By (author) Tonya K. Davidson
Categories: Urban communities

The toppling of monuments globally in the last few years has highlighted the potency of monuments as dynamic and affectively loaded participants in society.

In the context of Ottawa, Canada’s capital ...

School of Racism

Exposing the history of racism in Canada’s classrooms

Winner of the prestigious Clio-Quebec, Lionel-Groulx, and Canadian History of Education Association awards

In School of Racism, Catherine Larochelle ...

Fashioning Acadians

What people wore in the distant past is often challenging to determine, owing to the disintegration of natural textiles and materials over time. Yet when new findings from archaeological excavations are ...

Buzz Kill

Cronyism, greed, and corruption trumped social justice and public health in Canada?s legalization of cannabis. How did we get here? Where are we going? More humane drug policy?which prioritizes public ...

The Age of Insecurity

These days, everyone feels insecure. We are financially stressed and emotionally overwhelmed. The status quo isn’t working for anyone, even those who appear to have it all. What is going on?

In this ...

Laughing Back at Empire

Asian Canadian activism, resistance, and art of the 1970s and 80s

Laughing Back at Empire is a ground-breaking examination of The Asianadian, one of Canada’s first anti-racist, anti- sexist, and ...

JAJ

With gorgeous imagery, visual artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas brings to life the tumultuous history of first contact between Europeans and Indigenous peoples and the early colonization by the Europeans ...