Myth and Memory: Stories of Indigenous-European Contact

Myth and Memory: Stories of Indigenous-European Contact

by John Sutton Lutz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774812634
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Sutton Lutz teaches in the Department of History at the University of Victoria and is the author of Makúk: A New History of Aboriginal-White Relations and co-editor, with Jo-anne Lee, of Situating "Race" and Racisms in Space, Time and Theory.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsMyth Understandings; or First Contact, Over and Over Again / John Sutton Lutz

1. Close Encounters of the First Kind / J. Edward Chamberlin2. First Contact as a Spiritual Performance: Encounters on the North American West Coast / John Sutton Lutz3. Reflections on Indigenous History and Memory: Reconstructing and Reconsidering Contact / Keith Thor Carlson4. Poking Fun: Humour and Power in Kaska Contact Narratives / Patrick Moore5. Herbert Spencer, Paul Kane, and the Making of “The Chinook” / I.S. MacLaren6. Performing Paradox: Narrativity and the Lost Colony of Roanoke / Michael Harkin7. Stories from the Margins: Toward a More Inclusive British Columbia Historiography / Wendy Wickwire8. When the White Kawau Flies / Judith Binney9. The Interpreter as Contact Point: Avoiding Collisions in Tlingit America / Richard Dauenhauer and Nora Marks Dauenhauer


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