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Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada

Edited By Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna

2017 | University of Calgary Press
Copy Available: Yes

 
 
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Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

Edited By Frances Abele, Chris Southcott

2016 | The University of Alberta Press
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People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a relatively under-studied ...

 
 
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Christian Monks on Chinese Soil A History of Monastic Missions to China

By Matteo Nicolini-Zani

2017 | https://www.litpress.org/Products/4699/Christian-Monks-on-Chinese-Soil
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The contribution of monks to the evangelization of lands not yet reached by the preaching of the Gospel has certainly been remarkable. The specific witness that the monastic community gives is of a radical Christian life naturally radiating out ...
 
 
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Catholic Cultures How Parishes Can Respond to the Changing Face of Catholicism

By Patricia Wittberg, SC

2016 | https://www.litpress.org/Products/4858/Catholic-Cultures
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From its earliest days, Christianity has been lived and proclaimed in the language and symbols of each receiving culture. Today, these cultures include the new ethnic groups moving into our parishes. They also include new generations of Catholic y ...

 
 
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Building Bridges, Not Walls - Construyamos puentes, no muros Nourishing Diverse Cultures in Faith - Alimentar a las diversas culturas en la fe

By John Francis Burke

2016 | Liturgical Press
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Are you a leader, clergy or lay, in a Catholic parish wrestling with how to bridge the multiple ethnic, linguistic, and racial communities that increasingly comprise your parish? With these cultural backgrounds frequently come diverse perspectives ...

 
 
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We Are Coming Home: Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

Edited By Gerald T. Conaty

2015 | Athabasca University Press
Copy Available: Yes

“It is a repatriation of a way of life.” —Frank Weasel Head

About the Book

In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum’s relation ...

 
 
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Gathering the Potawatomi Nation Revitalization and Identity

By Christopher Wetzel

2015 | University of Oklahoma Press
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Following the 1833 Treaty of Chicago, the Potawatomis, once concentrated around southern Lake Michigan, increasingly dispersed into nine bands across four states, two countries, and a thousand miles. How is it, author Christopher Wetzel asks, t ...
 
 
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Through Indian Sign Language The Fort Sill Ledgers of Hugh Lenox Scott and Iseeo, 1889–1897

Edited By William C. Meadows

2015 | University of Oklahoma Press
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Hugh Lenox Scott, who would one day serve as chief of staff of the U.S. Army, spent a portion of his early career at Fort Sill, in Indian and, later, Oklahoma Territory. There, from 1891 to 1897, he commanded Troop L, 7th Cavalry, an all-Indian ...
 
 
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Malinche, Pocahontas, and Sacagawea Indian Women as Cultural Intermediaries and National Symbols

By Rebecca Kay Jager

2015 | University of Oklahoma Press
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The first Europeans to arrive in North America’s various regions relied on Native women to help them ...

 
 
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From New Peoples to New Nations

By Gerhard J. Ens, Joe Sawchuk

2015 | University of Toronto Press
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From New Peoples to New Nations is a broad historical account of the emergence of the Metis as distinct peoples in North America over the last three hundred years. Examining the cultural, economic, and politica ...

 
 
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The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in US and Canadian Cities

Edited By Carlos Teixeira, Wei Li

2015 | University of Toronto Press
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Since the 1960s, new and more diverse waves of immigrants have changed the demographic composition and the landscapes of North American cities and their suburbs. The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in ...

 
 
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Leadership in Libraries: A Focus on Ethnic-Minority Librarians

By Maha Kumaran

2012 | Chandos Publishing: An Imprint of Elsevier
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The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians....
 
 
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Free to Be Mohawk Indigenous Education at the Akwesasne Freedom School

By Louellyn White

2016 | University of Oklahoma Press
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Akwesasne territory straddles the U.S.-Canada border in upstate New York, Ontario, and Quebec. In 1979, in the midst of a major conflict regarding self-governance, traditional Mohawks there asserted their sovereign rights to self-education. Con ...
 
 
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Talking Tools : Faces of Aboriginal Oral Tradition in Contemporary Society

By Patrick Scott

2012 | The University of Alberta Press
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Canadian Women Shaping Diasporic Religious Identities

Edited By Becky R. Lee, Terry Tak-ling Woo

2016 | Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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This collection of essays explores how women from a variety of religious and cultural communities have contributed to the richly textured, pluralistic society of Canada. Focusing on women’s religiosity, it examines the ways in which they have c ...
 
 

mihkwâkamiwi sîpîsis Stories and Pictures from Metis Elders in Fort McKay

By Solstice Series

2005 | http://www.uap.ualberta.ca/titles/328-9781896445311-mihkwakamiwi-sipisis
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A collection of words and pictures from Metis elders in northern Alberta who grew up on the land and watched as the first school was built, roads were plowed, and the Tar Sands industry grew from an experimental factory in the woods to one of t ...
 
 
Inuit Knowledge of Polar Bears [Inuit Qaujimaningit Nanurnut] A Project of the Gjoa Haven Hunters' and Trappers' Organization

Inuit Knowledge of Polar Bears [Inuit Qaujimaningit Nanurnut] A Project of the Gjoa Haven Hunters' and Trappers' Organization

By Darren E. Keith

2005 | The University of Alberta Press
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Inuit have been hunting polar bear for centuries and have built up a rich knowledge about their habitat and behaviour-a knowledge expressed in the oral history, Inuktitut vocabulary and cultural traditions- in Inuit Qaujimaningit, or IQ. The Hu ...
 
 
Engendering Transnational Voices Studies in Family, Work, and Identity

Engendering Transnational Voices Studies in Family, Work, and Identity

Edited By Guida Man, Rina Cohen

2015 | Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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Engendering Transnational Voices examines the transnational practices and identities of immigrant women, youth, and children in an era of global migration and neoliberalism, addressing such topics as family relations, gender and work, sc ...

 
 
Transition to Common Work Building Community at The Working Centre

Transition to Common Work Building Community at The Working Centre

By Joe Mancini, Stephanie Mancini

2015 | Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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The Working Centre in the downtown core of Kitchener, Ontario, is a widely recognized and successful model for community development. Begun from scratch in 1982, it is now a vast network of practical supports for the unemployed, the underemployed, ...

 
 
Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

By Vilmond Joegodson Déralciné, Paul Jackson

2015 | Athabasca University Press
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When Joegodson Déralciné was still a small child, his parents left rural Haiti to resettle in the rapidly growing zones of Port-au-Prince. As his family entered the city in 1986, Duvalier and his dictatorship exited. Haitians, once terrorized un ...

 
 
Clearing the Plains Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life

Clearing the Plains Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life

By James Daschuk

2013 | University of Regina Press
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In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics—the politics of ethnocide—played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people i ...

 
 
Metis and the Medicine Line Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Metis and the Medicine Line Creating a Border and Dividing a People

By Michel Hogue

2015 | University of Regina Press
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Metis and the Medicine Line is a sprawling, ambitious look at how national borders and notions of race were created and manipulated to unlock access to indigenous lands. It is also an intimate story of individuals and families, brought v ...

 
 
We Are Coming Home: Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

We Are Coming Home: Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

Edited By Gerald T. Conaty

2015 | Athabasca University Press
Copy Available: Yes

About the Book

In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum’s relationship with Aboriginal communities. That same year, the Glenbow had taken i ...

 
 
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Unravelling Encounters Ethics, Knowledge, and Resistance under Neoliberalism

Edited By Caitlin Janzen, Donna Jeffery, Kristin Smith

2015 | Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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This multidisciplinary book brings together a series of critical engagements regarding the notion of ethical practice. As a whole, the book explores the question of how the current neo-liberal, socio-political moment an ...

 
 
Living Recovery Youth Speak Out on “Owning” Mental Illness

Living Recovery Youth Speak Out on Mental Illness

By JoAnn Elizabeth Leavey

2015 | Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Copy Available: Yes

Living Recovery provides critical information for practitioners and educators in mental health services about the self-described needs of young people diagnosed with mental illness. It portrays the stages of li ...

 
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