Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit and by Bruce Alden Cox

By Bruce Alden Cox

This choice of well timed essays by way of Canadian students explores the basic hyperlink among the improvement of aboriginal tradition and financial styles. The participants draw on unique examine to debate Megaprojects within the North, the altering function of local girls, reserves and units for assimilation, the rebirth of the Canadian Metis, aboriginal rights in Newfoundland, the function of slave-raiding, and epidemics and firearms in local background.

Show description

Read or Download Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit and Metis PDF

Similar geography & cultures books

A Kid's Guide to Latino History: More than 50 Activities (A Kid's Guide series)

A Kid’s advisor to Latino historical past positive factors greater than 50 hands-on actions, video games, and crafts that discover the variety of Latino tradition and train youngsters in regards to the humans, reviews, and occasions that experience formed Hispanic American historical past.  Kids can:*     Fill Mexican cascarones for Easter*     discover ways to dance the merengue from the Dominican Republic*     Write a brief tale utilizing “magical realism” from Columbia*     construct Afro-Cuban Bongos*     Create a vejigante masks from Puerto Rico*     Make Guatemalan fear dolls*     Play Loteria, or Mexican bingo, and research a bit Spanish*     and lots more and plenty more Did you recognize that the 1st immigrants to stay in the United States weren't the English settlers in Jamestown or the Pilgrims in Plymouth, however the Spanish?

Dora's Outer Space Adventure

Dora and Boots are headed to outer house! they'll support their alien associates come back domestic to the crimson Planet. Readers may also help Dora through the use of the stickers to discover the way in which in the course of the starry sky!

Diary of a Minnesota Kid

Young children will take pleasure in recording their innovations and thoughts during this interactive shuttle magazine. colourful art and smart textual content aid urged inventive contributions from budding writers and artists. what is inside of? covered pages for writing; clean pages for drawing; video games, actions, and easy recipes; proof resembling landmarks and logos (and even a bit history); And extra!

Additional resources for Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit and Metis

Sample text

Hyde, Indians of the Woodlands, 137. 59. Ibid. Chapter 2 Epidemics: The Forgotten Factor in Seventeenth Century Native Warfare in the St. Lawrence Region Susan Johnston In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to the virgin soil epidemics which occurred at first contact in many parts of the world. Studies suggest that some of the changes formerly attributed to culture contact, especially to trade, may have resulted instead from demographic and attitudinal changes caused by the epidemic experience, an experience which influenced political, economic, social and cultural institutions.

The scarcity of food probably killed many of the ill. Likewise, if the healthy had to search for food, care of the ill would have decreased. Not only did the usual cures not work, they made matters worse. The well, processing through longhouses, mingled with the sick (for whom they were processing), and both were present while dancing, singing, and drumming went on all night. 18 How many Huron died? The Jesuits' report that two-thirds died,—reducing the population from 30,000 to 10,000—is the only contemporary estimate that we have.

Montreal: McGill-Queens, 1976), xxiii. 5. Hunt, Wars of the Iroquois. 6. N. B. O. , 1971); E. W. Trealease, Indian Affairs in Colonial New York: The Seventeenth Century (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1960). 7. Hunt, Wars of the Iroquois. 8. Trigger, Children ofAataentsic. 9. G. E. Heidenreich, Huronia: A History and Geography of the Huron Indians, 1600-1650 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971). 10. G. , The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries of New France 1610-1791, vol.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 31 votes