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Published: 01 May 2009

608 Pages | 105 photos; 25 maps

ISBN: 9780195428926

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Canada's First Nations

A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times

Fourth Edition

Olive Dickason and David T. McNab

  • Truly comprehensive. Ensuring students are getting a complete and detailed understanding of the history of Canada's First Nations, the text provides a thorough study of First Nations peoples from as far back as can be constructed from archaeological evidence to present day.
  • Interdisciplinary approach. Embracing approaches from a variety of disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, biology, sociology, political science, and history, the text gives students a well-rounded, balanced overview of the past and present of Canada's First Nations.
  • Updated art program. New to this edition are 20 additional photos and a map of historical sites, which will appeal to visual learners.
  • NEW! Current topics. The text has been updated to include recent events such as the effects of global warming on the Innu, the Ipperwash Inquiry, and the Caledonia land claims dispute, ensuring students are reading a text that is relevant and up-to-date.
  • NEW! 2006 Census data. Included in this edition is the recently released 2006 Census data, providing students with the most current Canadian data available.

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