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Natives & settlers, now & then historical issues and current perspectives on treaties and land claims in Canada

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Published by University of Alberta Press in Edmonton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Canada -- Claims,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Land tenure -- Canada,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Canada -- Treaties

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNatives and settlers, now and then, Natives and settlers now and then
Statementedited by Paul W. DePasquale.
ContributionsDePasquale, Paul W. 1965-, Natives and Settlers Now and Then Conference (2000 : Edmonton, Alta.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKE7709.5 .N38 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18500463M
ISBN 100888644620
ISBN 109780888644626
LC Control Number2007532170

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“Natives and Settlers provides a beginning to what should be (and should have been) a continuing, respectful discussion.” —Blanca Schorcht, Associate Professor, University of Northern British Columbia. Is Canada truly postcolonial? Burdened by a past that remains ‘refracted’ in its understanding and treatment of Native peoples, this collection reinterprets treaty making and land. The book is a forthright and stimulating read." Robin Quantick, The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Volume , Natives and Settlers, Now and Then is a timely and valuable contribution to the literature on Native treaty and land claims. The essays argue for the need to embrace the deconstruction of racist colonial paradigms caused. Natives and Settlers Now and Then is a slim volume that will be of great interest to scholars of Indigenous Studies and Native-Newcomer relations. Its primary focus is on the Canadian Great Plains, but it also touches on broader Indigenous issues in the United States and New Zealand. Edited by Paul W. DePasquale, the collection contains five essays based on presentations delivered by academic Cited by: 1. Natives and Settlers Now and Then: Historical. Is­ sues and Current Perspectives on Treaties and Land Claims in Canada. Edited by Paul W. DePasquale. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, xxxiii + pp. Figures, notes, appendices, works cited, index. $ paper. Natives and Settlers Now and Then is a slim volume.

Natives and Settlers Now and Then is a slim volume that will be of great interest to scholars of Indigenous Studies and Native-Newcomer relations. Its primary focus is on the Canadian Great Plains, but it also touches on broader Indigenous issues in the United States and New Zealand.   The book’s author, Scott Dawson, a researcher from Hatteras, argues that the Native people who lived there took in the English settlers and that . Native Americans and colonization: the 16th and 17th centuries. From a Native American perspective, the initial intentions of Europeans were not always immediately clear. Some Indian communities were approached with respect and in turn greeted the odd-looking visitors as guests. For many indigenous nations, however, the first impressions of Europeans were characterized by violent acts.   And many Native Americans didn’t see the need to push for citizenship or the right to vote in the 18th century. But as settlers and conquerors pushed them from their land, it .

The Indian massacre of , popularly known as the Jamestown massacre, took place in the English Colony of Virginia, in what is now the United States, on 22 March John Smith, though he had not been in Virginia since and was not an eyewitness, related in his History of Virginia that warriors of the Powhatan "came unarmed into our houses with deer, turkeys, fish, fruits, and other. The fact that so many of these excellent books by Indians and non-Indians have been written since the mid 19th century and down to the present in the US, Canada and beginning in Peru with Il Inka's histories at the beginning of the 17th century down to the current volume and so many others here and in Canada, it seems that a population would Reviews: The colonization of Indians by non-Indian society exemplified just how lines got drawn on the land in the Pacific Northwest. It was not a clear-cut or precise process, and it was not a process that was seen the same way by all the parties involved. Policy toward Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest was an extension of the Indian policy developed at the national level by the U.S. government. Popular Book Company Canada (an unfortunate name for a company that is presently quite unpopular) first said it would revise the “Complete Canadian Curriculum Grade 3” book in later editions. But revision was not enough, because, duh! Now the Ontario-based company will recall the book, per a statement released on Facebook.