This Is Not a Peace Pipe: Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy

This Is Not a Peace Pipe: Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy

by Dale Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802037925

ISBN-13: 9780802037923

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

How can indigenous people best assert their legal and political distinctiveness? In This Is Not a Peace Pipe, Dale Turner explores indigenous intellectual culture in Canada and its relationship to, and within, the dominant Euro-American culture. He contends that indigenous intellectuals need to engage the legal and political discourses of the state, while respecting…  See more details below

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How can indigenous people best assert their legal and political distinctiveness? In This Is Not a Peace Pipe, Dale Turner explores indigenous intellectual culture in Canada and its relationship to, and within, the dominant Euro-American culture. He contends that indigenous intellectuals need to engage the legal and political discourses of the state, while respecting both indigenous philosophies and Western European intellectual traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802037923
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : from peace pipes to word warriors3
1White paper liberalism and the problem of aboriginal participation12
2Cairns's Canada : citizen's nonplussed38
3Liberalism's last stand : minority rights and the (mis)recognition of aboriginal sovereignty57
4Word warriors71
5Towards a critical indigenous philosophy94
AppStatement of the government of Canada on Indian policy, 1969123

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