Histoires des Amériques

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The Riel Problem

Par (auteur) Albert Braz
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord (18e au 20e siècles)

Déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord (18e-20e siècle) offre un éclairage neuf sur les déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord en montrant comment ...

I Will Live for Both of Us

Born at a traditional Inuit camp in what is now Nunavut, Joan Scottie has spent decades protecting the Inuit hunting way of life, most famously with her long battle against the uranium mining industry. ...

1950s Canada

Par (auteur) Nelson Wiseman
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

While the 1950s in Canada were years of social conformity, it was also a time of political, economic, and technological change. Against a background of growing prosperity, federal and provincial politics ...

Our Home and Treaty Land

The words “Treaty means that your identity is bigger than just you” are used both literally and metaphorically.

“It’s tempting to start the story of a long journey, even a journey of realization, ...

Gifts from Amin

In August 1972, military leader and despot Idi Amin expelled Asian Ugandans from the country, professing to return control of the economy to “Ugandan citizens.” Within ninety days, 50,000 Ugandans ...