McGill-Queen's Indigenous and Northern Studies

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Uumajursiutik unaatuinnamut / Hunter with Harpoon / Chasseur au harpon

In collaboration with Markoosie Patsauq, Valerie Henitiuk and Marc-Antoine Mahieu have foregrounded the original Inuktitut text of this literary classic to inform their translations into both English ...

Forty Narratives in the Wyandot Language

In 1911–1912, French-Canadian anthropologist Marius Barbeau spent a year recording forty texts in the Wyandot language as spoken by native speakers in Oklahoma. Though he intended to return and complete ...

Iroquois in the West

Two centuries ago, many hundreds of Iroquois left home without leaving behind their ways of life. Recruited to man the large canoes that transported trade goods and animal pelts from and to Montréal, ...

Travellers Through Empire

In the late 18th century and throughout the 19th century, an unprecedented number of Indigenous people—especially Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabeg, and Cree—travelled to Britain and other parts of the ...

Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws

Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws is a journey through the 10,000-year history of the Interior Plateau nation in British Columbia. Told through the lens of past and present Indigenous storytellers, this ...

Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History

Arthur J. Ray is professor emeritus of history at the University of British Columbia and the author of Telling It to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court.

In Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making ...

Canada's Residential Schools: Reconciliation

“Anyone interested in Canadian history and the history of Native peoples will be intrigued by these publications, which are sure to be eye-opening. ” Library Journal

Canada’s Residential Schools: ...

Canada's Residential Schools: The Legacy

“Anyone interested in Canadian history and the history of Native peoples will be intrigued by these publications, which are sure to be eye-opening. ” Library Journal

Canada’s Residential Schools: ...

Keeping Promises

“An impressive and lucid work whose various authors are acknowledged experts in their fields and at the top of their game. ” –Graham White, University of Toronto

In 1763 King George III of Great ...

Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq

For Inuit, the Arctic is a highway, hunting ground, and platform on which life is lived. While the world argues about its sovereignty, security, and resources, the Inuit remind us that they are the original ...