FNMI - First Nations, Metis, Inuit

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  • Akak'stiman

    Akak'stiman

    Today, two health structures exist on the Peigan reserve. One is based on Blackfoot culture, and the other is based on western European theories of health and healing. Although both methods are use...

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  • Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits is a retrospective of the art and life of Frederick R. McDonald, one of Alberta's most exciting Alberta First Nations artists working today, and a celebration of a rich Cree her...

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  • Nunavik

    Nunavik

    "In the pages of this book, you will read of the efforts of many to fearlessly audit the state of education in Nunavik. To diligently seek improvement of an already good system. To fix what is not ...

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  • The Free People - Li Gens Libres

    The Free People - Li Gens Libres

    Revised and expanded to include fresh research, a discussion of recent interpretive trends, and a review of new literature since the publication of the first edition in 1990, The Free People - Li G...

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  • Victoria Callihoo

    Victoria Callihoo

    Victoria Callihoo was born before Canada was a nation, and was a grandmother by the time Alberta became a province. She traveled with her family on the buffalo hunt on a Red River cart when the her...

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  • Raven and the First People

    Raven and the First People

    Below the mist-shrouded mountains of the West Coast lie the stories of how we came to be. It is through the myths of the people who have lived with this spirit of place for thousands of years that ...

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  • Bad Medicine

    Bad Medicine

    Early in his career, Judge John Reilly did everything by the book. His jurisdiction included a First Nations community plagued by suicide, addiction, poverty, violence and corruption. He steadily h...

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  • In the Shadow of Our Ancestors

    In the Shadow of Our Ancestors

    Searching through the annals of North American history uncovers the diverse and astounding contributions by the Natives of the Americas who formed the world we know today. In the Shadow of Our Ance...

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  • Driftwood Saves the Whales

    Driftwood Saves the Whales

    Angering the Inuit sea goddess Sedna brings about powerful visions and overwhelming abilities for the young sorceress Driftwood Ellesmere. Giants created by Hans Blekansit continue to spew Blekan-M...

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  • Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures

    Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures

    In the past decade, Jane Ash Poitras, a First Nations woman from northern Alberta, has emerged as one of the most important Canadian artists of her generation. Raised by a German widow who powder...

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  • The Sasquatch at Home

    The Sasquatch at Home

    In March 2010 the Canadian Literature Centre hosted award-winning novelist and storyteller Eden Robinson at the 4th annual Henry Kreisel Lecture. Robinson shared an intimate look into the intricaci...

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  • Ghost Detective

    Ghost Detective

    The Compliance Officer for a First Nations Band has been shot in the head and left for dead. Unable to cross over to the great huntings grounds Billy ghostkeeper muct stay and discover who murdered...

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  • Healing Histories

    Healing Histories

    Healing Histories is the first detailed collection of Aboriginal perspectives on the history of tuberculosis in Canada's indigenous communities and on the federal government's Indian Health Service...

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  • Massacre Street

    Massacre Street

    Merging poetry and historical records, Zits masterfully (re)creates a poetic view of the Frog Lake Massacre of April 2, 1885. His collage and cut-up techniques challenge the histories penned by the...

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  • Disinherited Generations

    Disinherited Generations

    This oral autobiography of two remarkable Cree women tells their life stories against a backdrop of government discrimination, First Nations activism, and the resurgence of First Nations communitie...

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  • Metis in Canada

    Metis in Canada

    These twelve essays constitute a groundbreaking volume of new work prepared by leading scholars in the fields of history, anthropology, constitutional law, political science, and sociology, who ide...

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  • Blackfoot Ways of Knowing

    Blackfoot Ways of Knowing

    Blackfoot Ways of Knowing:The Worldview of the Siksikaitsitapi is a journey into the heart and soul of Blackfoot culture. In sharing her personal story of "coming home" to reclaim her identity with...

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  • Restorying Indigenous Leadership

    Restorying Indigenous Leadership

    Restorying Indigenous Leadership: Wise Practices in Community Development is a foundational resource of the most recent scholarship on Indigenous leadership. The authors in this anthology share the...

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  • The Spirit of the Alberta Indian Treaties

    The Spirit of the Alberta Indian Treaties

    Government and First Nations leaders have tended to operate within two different systems of knowledge and perception regarding treaty rights issues in Canada. While First Nations emphasize the orig...

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  • We Are Coming Home

    We Are Coming Home

    In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum’s relationship with Aboriginal communities. That same year...

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  • Memory Serves

    Memory Serves

    Memory Serves gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and styl...

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  • Blood Red Summer

    Blood Red Summer

    Métis journalist Leo Desroches has just been released from jail. Fortunately for him, he is re-hired at the paper to write a popular column about crime. It’s summer, the city is hot and buzzing wit...

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