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Indigenous Tourism Movements:
Indigenous Tourism Movements:
Edited by Alexis C. Bunten and Nelson Graburn

Indigenous Tourism Movements explores Indigenous identity using “movement” as a metaphor, drawing on case studies from throughout the world including Botswana, Canada, Chile, Panama, Tanzania, and the United States.

Available Mar 2018
Roots of Entanglement: Essays in the History of Native-Newcomer Relations
Roots of Entanglement: Essays in the History of Native-Newcomer Relations
Edited by Myra Rutherdale, Whitney Lackenbauer, and Kerry Abel

Roots of Entanglement offers an historical exploration of the relationships between Indigenous peoples and European newcomers in the territory that would become Canada.

Available Dec 2017
Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Northern Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival
Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Northern Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival
By Veronica Davidov
Davidov uses a tour of the local museum to introduce a cast of human and non-human characters from traditional Vepsian culture, and to explore various time periods under Russian, Finnish, Soviet, and post-Soviet rule.
Available Nov 2017
Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention
Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention
By Jaskiran Dhillon

Prairie Rising provides a series of critical reflections about the changing face of settler colonialism in Canada through an ethnographic investigation of Indigenous-state relations in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest city.

Published Mar 2017
Entangled Territorialities: Negotiating Indigenous Lands in australia and Canada
Entangled Territorialities: Negotiating Indigenous Lands in australia and Canada
Edited by Françoise Dussart and Sylvie Poirier

Entangled Territorialities offers vivid ethnographic examples of how Indigenous lands in Australia and Canada are tangled with governments, industries, and mainstream society.

Published Mar 2017
The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada
The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada
By Lisa Monchalin

In The Colonial Problem, Lisa Monchalin challenges the myth of the "Indian problem" by arguing that the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian criminal justice system is not an Indian problem, but a colonial one.

Published Mar 2016
Dying from Improvement: Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody
Dying from Improvement: Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody
By Sherene H. Razack

Razack’s powerful critique of the Canadian settler state and its legal system speaks to many of today’s most pressing issues of social justice.

Published May 2015
Strange Visitors: Documents in Indigenous-Settler Relations in Canada from 1876
Strange Visitors: Documents in Indigenous-Settler Relations in Canada from 1876
Edited by Keith D. Smith
Covering topics such as the Indian Act, the High Arctic relocation of 1953, and the conflict at Ipperwash, Keith D. Smith draws on a diverse selection of documents including letters, testimonies, speeches, transcripts, newspaper articles, and government records.
Published Aug 2014
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools
By Ronald Niezen
Truth and Indignation offers the first close and critical assessment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission as it is unfolding.
Published Oct 2013
Home in the City: Urban Aboriginal Housing and Living Conditions
Home in the City: Urban Aboriginal Housing and Living Conditions
Edited by Alan B. Anderson

Alan B. Anderson and the volume’s contributors provide an important resource for understanding contemporary Aboriginal life in Canada.

Published Aug 2013