Prison of grass : Canada from a Native point of view
 

Prison of grass : Canada from a Native point of view
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

1989
Book
Creators
Adams, Howard

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ISBN
0920079512
Contents
Preface -- One: The Indian civilization -- 1. The basis of racism -- 2. The communal Indian society -- 3. Fur traders trespass -- 4. Colonization and missionaries -- 5. Ossification of Native society -- Two: Halfbreed resistance to imperialism -- 6. The Halfbreed Nation and the Civil War -- 7. Subjugation of the Indians and Métis -- 8. Causes of the 1885 struggle -- 9. Ottawa invades the Northwest -- Three: The Native plight in White-supremacy Canada -- 11. The underdevelopment of Native communities -- 12. Schooling the redman -- 13. The White ideal and the colonized personality -- Four: Towards liberation -- 14. The failure of Native leadership -- 15. Decolonization and nationalism -- 16. The struggle for liberation -- Appendix: Casualities of Indians and Métis in 1885 battles.
Notes
Includes bibliographic references and index.
First Nations author.
Earlier edition available.
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