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The Savage and Modern Self: North American Indians in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture
The Savage and Modern Self: North American Indians in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture
By Robbie Richardson

The Savage and Modern Self examines the representation of North American "Indians" in novels, poetry, plays, and material culture from eighteenth-century Britain.

Available May 2018
A Reference Grammar of the Onondaga Language
A Reference Grammar of the Onondaga Language
Hanni Woodbury

In this text-based approach to the study of the Onondaga language, Hanni Woodbury provides detailed and careful explanations of the phonological and grammatical processes of a highly endangered language.

Available Mar 2018
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
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
By Hadley Friedland
Foreword by John Borrows

In The Wetiko Legal Principles, Hadley Friedland explores how the concept of a wetiko can be used to address the unspeakable happenings that endanger the lives of many Indigenous children.

Available Jan 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
Sovereignty's Entailments: First Nation State Formation in the Yukon
Sovereignty's Entailments: First Nation State Formation in the Yukon
By Paul Nadasdy

Based on over five years of ethnographic research [carried out] in the southwest Yukon, Sovereignty’s Entailments is a close ethnographic analysis of everyday practices of state formation in a society whose members do not take for granted the cultural entailments of sovereignty.

Available Dec 2017
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, Second Edition
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, Second Edition
By Ronald Niezen

Thoughtful, provocative, and uncompromising in the need to tell the “truth” as he sees it, Niezen offers an important contribution to understanding truth and reconciliation processes in general, and the Canadian experience in particular.

Available Nov 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
Residential Schools and Reconciliation:  Canada Confronts its History
Residential Schools and Reconciliation: Canada Confronts its History
By J.R. Miller

Residential Schools and Reconciliation is a unique, timely, and provocative work that tackles and explains the institutional responses to Canada’s residential school legacy.

Available Oct 2017
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Edited by Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe

An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices.

Published Jun 2017