Anthropology

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Gandhi in a Canadian Context

Examines a variety of relationships between Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948) and facets of life in Canada.

Gandhi in a Canadian Context examines a range of intriguing and under-studied connections between ...

First Peoples of Canada

First Peoples of Canada offers readers a rare opportunity to experience a celebrated exhibition that has toured the world, yet has never been shown in Canada. This beautifully designed, full-colour book ...

Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Standing Up with Ga’axsta’las tells the remarkable story of Jane Constance Cook (1870-1951), a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and activist who lived during a period of enormous colonial upheaval. ...

People of the Middle Fraser Canyon

By (author) Anna Marie Prentiss & Ian Kuijt
Categories: Anthropology

The Middle Fraser Canyon contains some of the most important archaeological sites in British Columbia, including the remains of ancient villages that supported hundreds, if not thousands, of people. How ...

Stickhandling through the Margins

By (author) Michael A. Robidoux
Categories: Anthropology

Some of hockey’s fiercest and most passionate players and fans can be found among Canada's First Nations populations, including NHL greats Jordin Tootoo, Jonathan Cheechoo, and Gino Odjick. At first ...

Imagining Head-Smashed-In

For millennia, Aboriginal hunters on the North American Plains used their knowledge of the land and of buffalo behaviour to drive their quarry over cliffs. Archaeologist Jack Brink has written a major ...

White Lies About the Inuit

The Inuit are a familiar part of Canadian identity but also exotic residing in the remote Arctic. The mix of the familiar and the exotic has resulted in the creation and perpetuation of a number of "White ...

A Short History of Progress

Each time history repeats itself, so it’s said, the price goes up. The twentieth century was a time of runaway growth in human population, consumption, and technology, placing a colossal load on all ...

Blackfoot Ways of Knowing

Blackfoot Ways of Knowing is a journey into the heart and soul of Blackfoot culture. In sharing her personal story of "coming home" to reclaim her identity within that culture, Betty Bastien offers us ...

Hunters and Bureaucrats

This book challenges this conventional wisdom that land claims and co-management — two of the most visible and celebrated elements of this restructuring the relationship between Aboriginal peoples and ...