Skyscrapers hide the heavens : a history of Indian-white relations in Canada
 

Skyscrapers hide the heavens : a history of Indian-white relations in Canada
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Book
Creators
Miller, J.R.
Description
"History of the social, economic, and institutional relationship between native Indians and whites in Canada. Includes chapters on the Northwest Rebellion, native education policies, cultural assimilation, and Indian-white political relations."

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ISBN
0802081533
Contents
Introduction -- 1 Indians and Europeans at the Time of Contact -- Part One: Cooperation -- 2 Early Contacts in the Eastern Woodlands -- 3 Commercial Partnership and Mutual Benefit -- 4 Military Allies through a Century of Warfare -- Part Two: Coercion -- 5 From Alliance to 'Irrelevance' -- 6 Reserves, Residential Schools, and the Threat of Assimilation -- 7 Commercial Frontier on the Western Plains -- 8 Contact, Commerce, and Christianity on the Pacific -- 9 Resistance in Red River and the Numbered Treaties -- 10 North-West Rebellion -- 11 Policy of the Bible and the Plough -- 12 Residents and Transients in the North -- Part Three: Confrontation -- 13 Beginnings of Political Organization -- 14 Land Claims and Self-Government from the White Paper to Guerin -- 15 Meech, Oka, Charlottetown, Nass, and Ottawa -- 16 Do We Learn Anything from History?
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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