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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 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 Oct 2017
Residential Schools and Reconcilliation:  Canada Confronts its History
Residential Schools and Reconcilliation: 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 Aug 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
Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education: Philosophies of Iethi'nihstenha Ohwentsia'kekha (Land)
Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education: Philosophies of Iethi'nihstenha Ohwentsia'kekha (Land)
By Sandra D. Styres

Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education is an exploration into some of the shared cross-cultural themes that inform and shape Indigenous thought and Indigenous educational philosophy.

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
Blackfoot Grammar: Third Edition
Blackfoot Grammar: Third Edition
Donald G. Frantz

Blackfoot Grammar, the companion volume to The Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots and Affixes Third Edition, provides description and analyses of the major features of Blackfoot grammar and language structures.

Published Mar 2017
Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes: Third Edition
Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes: Third Edition
By Donald G. Frantz and Norma Jean Russell

The Blackfoot Dictionary is a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of Blackfoot. This third edition of the critically acclaimed dictionary adds more than 1,100 new entries, major additions to verb stems, and the inclusion of vai, vii, vta, and viti syntactic categories.

Published Mar 2017
Yakuglas' Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James
Yakuglas' Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James
By Ronald W. Hawker

Through a balanced reading of the historical period and James’ artistic production, Ronald W. Hawker argues that James’ shift to contemporary art forms allowed the artist to make a critical statement about the vitality of Kwakwaka'wakw culture

Published Nov 2016
Naamiwan's Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts
Naamiwan's Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts
By Maureen Matthews

Naamiwan’s Drum follows the story of a famous Ojibwe medicine man, his gifted grandson, and remarkable water drum. The book contains a powerful Anishinaabe interpretive perspective on repatriation and on anthropology itself.

Published Nov 2016