The White Man S Gonna Getcha

The White Man s Gonna Getcha
Publisher McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Release Date
Category Political Science
Total Pages 370
ISBN 0773522999
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Despite becoming increasingly politically and economically dominated by Canadian society, the Crees succeeded in staving off cultural subjugation. They were able to face the massive hydroelectric development of the 1970s with their language, practices, and values intact and succeeded in negotiating a modern treaty."--BOOK JACKET.

The White Man s Gonna Getcha
  • Author : Toby Elaine Morantz
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2002

Despite becoming increasingly politically and economically dominated by Canadian society, the Crees succeeded in staving off cultural subjugation. They were able to face the massive hydroelectric development of the 1970s with their language, practices, and values intact and succeeded in negotiating a modern treaty."--BOOK JACKET.

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White Man s Gonna Getcha
  • Author : Toby Morantz
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2002-06-14

Morantz shows that with the imposition of administration from the south the Crees had to confront a new set of foreigners whose ideas and plans were very different from those of the fur traders. In the 1930s and 1940s government intervention helped overcome the disastrous disappearance of the beaver through

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Together We Survive
  • Author : John S. Long,Jennifer S.H. Brown
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01

Honouring anthropologist Richard J. Preston and his outstanding career with the Crees in northern Quebec, Together We Survive presents new research by Preston's colleagues, former students, and family members who - like him - have established long-term, respectful research partnerships and friendships with Aboriginal communities. Demonstrating the influential nature of

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These Mysterious People
  • Author : Susan Roy
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2016

The story of how the Musqueam First Nation have used cultural objects to take control of their history and land.

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Translation and the Global City
  • Author : Judith Weisz Woodsworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-27

Translation and the Global City showcases fresh perspectives on translation in a global context, drawing on case studies from Montreal and other multilingual cosmopolitan cities to examine the historical, sociological and cultural factors underpinning the travel of languages, ideas and cultures across borders. Building on the "spatial turn" in translation

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Encounters
  • Author : John C. Kennedy
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2015

A detailed history that challenges conventional understandings of southeastern Labrador.

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Uumajursiutik unaatuinnamut   Hunter with Harpoon   Chasseur au harpon
  • Author : Markoosie Patsauq
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20

Fifty years ago, Markoosie Patsauq, then a bush pilot in his late twenties living in the tiny, isolated High Arctic community of Resolute, spent his spare time quietly writing a story that effectively emerged as the first Indigenous novel released in Canada. Published in English under the title Harpoon of

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Ancient Pathways  Ancestral Knowledge
  • Author : Nancy Turner
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2014-06

Volume 1: The History and Practice of Indigenous Plant Knowledge Volume 2: The Place and Meaning of Plants in Indigenous Cultures and Worldviews Nancy Turner has studied Indigenous peoples' knowledge of plants and environments in northwestern North America for over forty years. In Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge, she integrates her research into

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Collections and Objections
  • Author : Michelle Hamilton
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2010-09-22

A nuanced study of conflicts over possession of Aboriginal artifacts.

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Strange Things Done
  • Author : Ken S. Coates,Kenneth Coates,William Robert Morrison
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2004

In Strange Things Done, Ken Coates and William Morrison investigate a series of murders in the pre-World War II era to determine the boundaries between myth and reality. This exploration provides a unique and illuminating perspective on key aspects of the Yukon's social history, such as violence in the gold

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Studying Arctic Fields
  • Author : Richard C. Powell
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2017

A study of social and cultural life at a scientific research station in the Arctic.

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Telling it to the Judge
  • Author : Arthur J. Ray
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2011-10-17

Arthur Ray's extensive knowledge in the history of the fur trade and Native economic history brought him into the courts as an expert witness in the mid-1980s. For over twenty-five years he has been a part of landmark litigation concerning treaty rights, Aboriginal title, and M├ętis rights. In

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Eighteenth Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay
  • Author : Stuart Houston,Tim Ball,Mary Houston
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2003-10-23

The authors show that meteorologic data and weather information recorded at the HBC trading posts over two centuries provide the largest and longest consecutive series available anywhere in North America, one that can help us understand the mechanisms and amount of climate change. They demonstrate that Hudson Bay is the

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Something New in the Air
  • Author : Lorna Roth
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2005

A definitive history of the pioneering efforts of Television Northern Canada and APTN.

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Saqiyuq
  • Author : Nancy Wachowich,Apphia Agalakti Awa,Rhoda Kaukjak Katsak,Sandra Pikujak Katsak
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2001

Saqiyuq is the name the Inuit give to a strong wind that suddenly shifts direction; Saqiyuq: Stories from the Lives of Three Inuit Women is a vivid portrait of the changing nature of life in the Arctic during the twentieth century. Through their life stories a grandmother, daughter, and granddaughter

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