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  • The Seven Oaks Reader

    The Seven Oaks Reader

    Finalist for the Wildrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction at the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards! The long rivalry between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company for control of the fur tra...

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  • The Spirit of the Alberta Indian Treaties

    The Spirit of the Alberta Indian Treaties

    Government and First Nations leaders have tended to operate within two different systems of knowledge and perception regarding treaty rights issues in Canada. While First Nations emphasize the orig...

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  • Xwelíqwiya

    Xwelíqwiya

    Xwelíqwiya is the life story of Rena Point Bolton, a Stó:lō matriarch, artist, and craftswoman. Proceeding by way of conversational vignettes, the beginning chapters recount Point Bolton's early ye...

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  • Metis in Canada

    Metis in Canada

    These twelve essays constitute a groundbreaking volume of new work prepared by leading scholars in the fields of history, anthropology, constitutional law, political science, and sociology, who ide...

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  • Natives and Settlers Now and Then

    Natives and Settlers Now and Then

    “Natives and Settlers provides a beginning to what should be (and should have been) a continuing, respectful discussion.” —Blanca Schorcht, Associate Professor, University of Northern British Colu...

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  • Neighbours and Networks

    Neighbours and Networks

    Neighbours and Networks : The Blood Tribe in the Southern Alberta Economy, 1884-1939 explores the economic relationship that existed between the Blood Indian reserve and the surrounding region of s...

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  • In the Shadow of Our Ancestors

    In the Shadow of Our Ancestors

    Searching through the annals of North American history uncovers the diverse and astounding contributions by the Natives of the Americas who formed the world we know today. In the Shadow of Our Ance...

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  • Goodlands

    Goodlands

    Amer-European settlement of the Great Plains transformed bountiful Native soil into pasture and cropland, distorting the prairie ecosystem as it was understood and used by the peoples who originall...

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  • People of the Lakes

    People of the Lakes

    Many people have a mental picture of the Canadian north that juxtaposes beauty with harshness. For the Van Tat Gwich'in, the northern Yukon is home, with a living history passed on from elders to y...

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  • The Frog Lake Reader

    The Frog Lake Reader

    Nonfiction author Myrna Kostash merges the past and the present in The Frog Lake Reader, which offers a multi-layered perspective on the tragic events surrounding the Frog Lake Massacre of 1885. By...

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  • The Free People - Li Gens Libres

    The Free People - Li Gens Libres

    Revised and expanded to include fresh research, a discussion of recent interpretive trends, and a review of new literature since the publication of the first edition in 1990, The Free People - Li G...

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  • Imagining Head Smashed In

    Imagining Head Smashed In

    At the place known as Head-Smashed-In in southwestern Alberta, Aboriginal people practiced a form of group hunting for nearly 6,000 years before European contact. The large communal bison traps of ...

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  • Weasel Tail

    Weasel Tail

    Peigan elders Joe and Josephine Crowshoe belonged to a generation still bright with the traditional knowledge and deep memories of their grandparents. They lived under a paternalistic government sy...

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  • The People Who Own Themselves

    The People Who Own Themselves

    The search for a Métis identity and what constitutes that identity is a key issue facing many Aboriginals of mixed ancestry today. The People Who Own Themselves reconstructs 250 years of Desjarlais...

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  • As Long As This Land Shall Last

    As Long As This Land Shall Last

    A historically accurate study that takes no sides, this book is the first complete document of Treaties 8 and 11 between the Canadian government and the Native people at the turn of the nineteenth ...

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  • Many Faces of Gender

    Many Faces of Gender

    Many Faces of Gender : Roles and Relationships through Time in Indigenous Northern Communities is an interdisciplinary volume that addresses the dearth in descriptions and analyses of gender roles ...

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  • Muskox Land

    Muskox Land

    Critical forces of culture and nature collide in this comprehensive history of Ellesmere Island in the age of contact. Surveying the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Lyle Dick presents an ...

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  • Noble, Wretched and Redeemable

    Noble, Wretched and Redeemable

    Noble, Wretched and Redeemable: Protestant Missionaries to the Indians in Canada and the United States, 1820-1900, examines the relationship between stereotypes of Native peoples and institutional ...

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