amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Native American

Showing 1-10 of 921 books

rated!
rated!

Residential Schools and Reconcilliation

Canada Confronts Its History

by J.R. Miller
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american, history, native american studies

Since the 1980s, successive Canadian institutions and federal governments as well as Christian churches have attempted to grapple with the malignant legacy of residential schooling through official apologies, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission …

rated!
rated!

A Legacy of Exploitation

Early Capitalism in the Red River Colony, 1763–1821

by Susan Dianne Brophy
edition: eBook
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867), indigenous studies, native american, non-classifiable

The Red River Colony was the Hudson’s Bay Company’s first planned settlement. As a settler-colonial project par excellence, it was designed to undercut Indigenous peoples’ “troublesome” autonomy and curtain the company’s dependency on their labour. In this critical re-evaluation of the history of the Red River Colony, Susan Dianne Broph …

rated!
rated!

Making and Breaking Settler Space

Five Centuries of Colonization in North America

by Adam J. Barker
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged: native american, colonialism & post-colonialism, north america

Five hundred years. A vast geography. Making and Breaking Settler Space explores how settler spaces have developed and diversified from contact to the present. Adam Barker traces the trajectory of settler colonialism, drawing out details of its operation that are embedded not only in imperialism but also in contemporary contexts that include proble …

rated!
rated!

Owóknage

The Story of Carry The Kettle Nakoda First Nation

by Carry the Kettle First Nation, contributions by Jim Tanner; Tracey Tanner; David R. Miller & Peggy Martin McGuire
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: native american, native americans, pre-confederation (to 1867), post-confederation (1867-), indigenous studies

Born out of a meticulous, well-researched historical and current traditional land-use study led by Cega̔ K´iɳna Nakoda Oyáté (Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation), Owóknage is the first book to tell the definitive, comprehensive story of the Nakoda people (formerly known as the Assiniboine), in their own words. From pre-contact to current-d …

rated!
rated!

So You Girls Remember That

Memories of a Haida Elder

by Gaadgas Nora Bellis, with Jenny Nelson
edition: Paperback
tagged: native americans, native american, indigenous studies

Collected wisdoms, reflections and stories from Indigenous Elder Naanii Nora of the Haida Nation.

So You Girls Remember That is an oral history of a Haida Elder, Naanii Nora, who lived from 1902 to 1997. A collaborative effort, this project was initiated and guided by Charlie Bellis and Maureen McNamara and was years in the making. The resulting boo …

rated!
rated!

In Those Days: Inuit and Explorers

by Kenn Harper
edition: eBook
tagged: polar regions, sociology of religion, native american

In the fifth volume of the In Those Days: Collected Writings on Arctic History series, Kenn Harper shares tales of European explorers who came to the Arctic seeking adventure, riches, and the elusive Northwest Passage, and Inuit they encountered there. Inuit were invaluable in adding to Western knowledge of the Arctic, serving as guides, clothing-m …

rated!
rated!

All That We Say is Ours

Guujaaw and the Reawakening of the Haida Nation

by Ian Gill
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: native americans, native american studies, environmental conservation & protection, native american

Haida Gwaii, the ancient territory of the Haida people, is a West Coast archipelago famous for its wild beauty and rich species diversity. But that natural bounty, since European contact, has also been a magnet for industry. In the mid-1970s, the Haida rallied with environmentalists to end the rapacious logging of their monumental old-growth forest …

Show editions