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Unsettling Canada : a national wake-up call

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  • Author: Manuel, Arthur
    Contributor: Derrickson, Ronald M.
    Date:
    Issued
    2015
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    Created
    2017
    Summary:

    Brings a fresh perspective and new ideas to Canada's most glaring piece of unfinished business: the place of Indigenous peoples within the country's political and economic space. The story is told through Arthur's voice but he traces both of their individual struggles against the colonialist and often racist structures that have been erected to keep Indigenous peoples in their place in Canada.

    Contents:
    • Foreword / by Naomi Klein
    • Acknowledgements
    • The lay of the land
    • Institutionalizing a people : Indian school, Indian jail
    • White paper to red paper : drawing the battle lines
    • Occupy Indian Affairs : native youth in action
    • Aboriginal title : no surrender
    • The constitution express : a grassroots movement
    • Don't let them bully you : a business interlude
    • A chief's concerns : finances, the people, and the land
    • Upping the ante : RCAP and a landmark court decision
    • The battle in the forest : the trade in Indian trees
    • Sun peaks to Geneva : playgrounds and fortresses
    • Taking it to the bank : accounting for unpaid debt
    • The fourth world : a global movement
    • Line of defence : side by side for mother Earth
    • No half measures : the price of uncertainty
    • Days of protest : young activists come together
    • The end of colonialism
    • Afterword / by Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson.
    Original Publisher: Toronto, Between the Lines
    Language(s): English