A Concise History of Canada's First Nations / Edition 2

A Concise History of Canada's First Nations / Edition 2

by Olive Patricia Dickason, William Newbigging
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195432428

ISBN-13: 9780195432428

Pub. Date: 06/28/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A Concise History of Canada's First Nations, second edition, is a revised, streamlined edition of the award-winning Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, designed to make First Nations' history more accessible to a broader readership. This edition contains a new final chapter covering Prime Minister Stephen Harper's 2008

Overview

A Concise History of Canada's First Nations, second edition, is a revised, streamlined edition of the award-winning Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, designed to make First Nations' history more accessible to a broader readership. This edition contains a new final chapter covering Prime Minister Stephen Harper's 2008 apology to residential school survivors, the Caledonia land dispute in Ontario, and the First Nations Governance Act. In addition to more than 70 maps and illustrations, it includes numerous boxes highlighting specific subjects, review questions, an extensive glossary of important names and terms, and a list of useful websites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195432428
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1 At the Beginning
Chapter 2 First Meetings
Chapter 3 On the Eastern Edge of the Mainland
Chapter 4 Huron, Five Nations, and Europeans
Chapter 5 Some Amerindian-Colonial Wars
Chapter 6 The World Shifts
Chapter 7 Westward and Northward
Chapter 8 Turntable of 1812-14
Chapter 9 The 'Indian Problem': Isolation, Assimilation, and Experimentation
Chapter 10 Towards Confederation for Canada, Towards Wardship for Amerindians
Chapter 11 The First Numbered Treaties, Police, and the Indian Act
Chapter 12 Time of Troubles as the Old Way Fades
Chapter 13 Repression and Resistance
Chapter 14 Tightening the Reins: Resistance Grows and Organizes
Chapter 15 Development Heads North
Chapter 16 Canadian Courts and Aboriginal Rights
Chapter 17 The Road to Self-Government
Chapter 18 We Are Sorry
Epilogue
Appendix: National Historic Sites of Canada Commemorating Aboriginal History
Glossary
WebSites
Notes
Index
List of Maps
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. At the Beginning
2. First Meetings
3. On the Eastern Edge of the Mainland
4. Huron, Five Nations, and Europeans
5. Some Amerindian-Colonial Wars
6. The World Shifts
7. Westward and Northward
8. Turntable of 1812-14
9. The 'Indian Problem': Isolation, Assimilation, and Experimentation
10. Towards Confederation for Canada, Towards Wardship for Amerindians
11. The First Numbered Treaties, Police, and the Indian Act
12. Time of Troubles as the Old Way Fades
13. Repression and Resistance
14. Tightening the Reins: Resistance Grows and Organizes
15. Development Heads North
16. Canadian Courts and Aboriginal Rights
17. The Road to Self-Government
18. We Are Sorry
Epilogue
Appendix: National Historic Sites of Canada Commemorating Aboriginal History
Glossary
WebSites
Notes
Index

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