This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an indepth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms. Contributing authors include Daniel David Moses, Randy Lundy and others, with an comparative analysis by Anita Heiss of Aboriginal liter...

“The discussion of Aboriginal governance is a highly contested site which brings together history, political theory (both indigenous and western), and legal theory, as well as culture, identity and notions of nationhood and citizenship. Gordon Christie has assembled a set of articles from a group of Quebecois academics who lend their perspectives and ideas to this key Canadian issue. The articles show the immense complexity of Aboriginal...

A young boy is having trouble sleeping at night. He is being called to fulfill his destiny, a destiny which lives on today in the traditions and culture of the Dene people and their relationship to the caribou and the land on which they live. Although Dogrib Elder George Blondin is being acknowledged as the author/story teller of this legend. This story comes from several generations of Dene oral tradition. George told this story to his late s...

It is winter and the people are starving. There are no fish. They must seek the help of a medicine man to save them. The Old Man with the Otter Medicine tells of medicine power, the struggle for survival and an important part of the history and culture of the Dene people as it has been passed down through stories and legends for generations. The multimedia CD-Rom allow readers to read, see and hear the legends on Macs, PCs and on CD players. A...

(Ad)dressing Our Words: Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literatures
Books , Literacy Criticism / July 11, 2016

This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an indepth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms. Contributing authors include Daniel David Moses, Randy Lundy and others, with an comparative analysis by Anita Heiss of Aborig...

Aboriginality and Governance: A Multidisciplinary Perspective from Quebec
Books , Law / July 11, 2016

“The discussion of Aboriginal governance is a highly contested site which brings together history, political theory (both indigenous and western), and legal theory, as well as culture, identity and notions of nationhood and citizenship. Gordon Christie has assembled a set of articles from a group of Quebecois academics who lend their perspectives and ideas to this key Canadian issue. The articles show the immense complexity of ...

The Legend of Caribou Boy
Books / July 11, 2016

A young boy is having trouble sleeping at night. He is being called to fulfill his destiny, a destiny which lives on today in the traditions and culture of the Dene people and their relationship to the caribou and the land on which they live. Although Dogrib Elder George Blondin is being acknowledged as the author/story teller of this legend. This story comes from several generations of Dene oral tradition. George told this story to ...

The Old Man with the Otter Medicine
Books / July 11, 2016

It is winter and the people are starving. There are no fish. They must seek the help of a medicine man to save them. The Old Man with the Otter Medicine tells of medicine power, the struggle for survival and an important part of the history and culture of the Dene people as it has been passed down through stories and legends for generations. The multimedia CD-Rom allow readers to read, see and hear the legends on Macs, PCs and on CD ...