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Published: 09 August 2018

464 Pages | 69 photos; 1 figure; 2 tables; 10 maps (all 4-colour)

ISBN: 9780199028481

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Indigenous Peoples within Canada

A Concise History

Fourth Edition

Olive Patricia Dickason and William Newbigging

  • Draws from a wide range of disciplines - including history, archeology, anthropology, biology, sociology, and political science - to present the most complete account possible of Indigenous history.
  • Incorporates Indigenous voices - including a new chapter on origin stories, as well as Indigenous artists' work and quotations throughout - ensuring that Indigenous perspectives are integrated.
  • Indigenous Leaders boxes offer students insight into the lives of prominent Indigenous men and women whose actions helped to shape the history of their people and Canada.
  • Coverage of Indigenous civilizations prior to European contact focuses on world views, languages, and ways of life to reveal how the land was already home to a multitude of peoples with their own rich culture and complex pasts.
  • Thorough coverage of Indigenous-European relations emphasizes the consequences of early repression after the confrontations of 1885.
  • Outlines contributions of Indigenous Peoples to agriculture, animal domestication, technologies, and more, exposing students to their important role in Canadian history.
  • Clear, succinct writing style makes the material engaging and accessible for students.

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