Suggested Readings

Adams, Howard. Tortured People: The Politics of Colonization. rev. ed. Theytus Books, 2002.
Alfred, Taiaiake. Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom. Broadview Press, 2005.
Bartleman, James. On Six Continents: A Life In Canada’s Foreign Service, 1966-2002. Douglas Gibson Books, 2005.
Bartleman, James. Raisin Wine: A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka. Douglas Gibson Books, 2007.
Bartleman, James. Rollercoaster: My Hectic Years as Jean Chretien’s Diplomatic Advisor, 1994-1998. Douglas Gibson Books, 2007.
Boyden, Joseph. Three Day Road. Viking Canada, 2005.
Braz, Albert. The False Traitor: Louis Riel in Canadian Culture. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
Bringhurst, Robert. The Black Canoe: Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii. Douglas & McIntyre, 1995.
Cairns, Alan C. Citizens Plus: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State. UBC Press, 2000.
Canada. Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, 1996.
Chartrand, Paul L.A.H. (Ed). Who are Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples? Recognition, Definition and Jurisdiction. Foreword by Harry W. Daniels. Purich Publishing, 2002.
Cardinal, Harold. The Rebirth of Canada’s Indians. Hurtig, 1977.
Cardinal, Harold. The Unjust Society: the Tragedy of Canada’s Indians. Douglas & McIntyre, 1999.
Cardinal, Harold & Hildebrand, W. Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our dream is that our peoples will one day be clearly recognized as nations. University of Calgary Press, 2000.
Cardinal, Tantoo & others. Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada’s Past. Anchor Canada, 2005.
Campbell, Maria. Half Breed. McClelland & Stewart, 1973.
Chamberlin, Edward. If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? Knopf, 2003.
Comeau, Pauline. Elijah: No Ordinary Hero. Douglas & McIntyre, 1993.
Comeau, Pauline. The First Canadians: A Profile of Canada’s Native People Today. James Lorimer & Company, 1995.
Dempsey, Hugh. Big Bear: The End of Freedom. Douglas and McIntyre, 1984.
Dempsey, Hugh. Crowfoot: Chief of the Blackfeet. Goodread Biography, 1988.
Denis, Claude. We Are Not You: First Nations and Canadian Modernity. Broadview Press, 1997.
DePasquale, P. (Ed.). Natives & Settlers: Now & Then: Historical Issues and Current Perspectives on Treaties and Land Claims in Canada. University of Alberta Press, 2007.
Dickason, Olive. The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism in the Americas. University of Alberta Press, 1984.
Dickason, Olive. The Native Imprint: The Contribution of First Peoples to Canada’s Character. Athabaska University, 1995.
Dickason, Olive. Canada’s First Nations: A History of Founding People from Earliest Times. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, 2001.
Dickason Olive & Moira Calder. A Concise History of Canada’s First Nations. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2006.
Dimaline, Cherie. Red Rooms. Theytus Books, 2007.
Douaud, Patrick C. & Bruce W. Dawson (Eds.). Plain Speaking: Essays on Aboriginal Peoples and the Prairie. Canadian Plains Research Center, 2002.
Duffek, Karen & Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Bill Reid & Beyond. Douglas & McIntyre, 2005.
Flanagan, Thomas. Louis ‘David’ Riel: Prophet of the New World. rev. ed. University of Toronto Press, 1996.
Flanagan, Thomas. Riel and the Rebellion: 1885 Reconsidered. 2nd ed. University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Frideres, James S. & René R. Gadacz. Aboriginal peoples in Canada. 8th ed. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.
Gray, Charlotte. Flint and Feather: The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake. Harper Collins Canada, 2002.
Hilton, John. Aboriginal Self Government in Canada. Purich Publishing. 1999.
Hoy, Helen (Ed.). How Should I Read These? Native Women Writers in Canada. University of Toronto Press, 2001.
Johnson, E. Pauline & Carole Gerson and Veronica Strong-Boag (eds.). E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake: Collected Poems and Selected Prose. University of Toronto Press, 2002.
Johnston, Basil. Ojibway Heritage. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press Bison Book, 1990.
Johnston, Basil H. Indian School Days, Key Porter Books, 1988.Johnson, Michael. Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America. Firefly Books, 2007.
Justice, Daniel Heath. Our Fire Survives the Storm. University of Minnesota Press, 2006.
Kelm, Mary-Ellen & Lorna Townsend (eds.). Grandmothers: A Reader in Aboriginal Women’s History in Canada. University of Toronto Press. 2006.
King, Thomas. A Short History of Indians in Canada. Harper Collins Canada, 2005.
Krotz, Larry. Indian Country: Inside Another Canada, McClelland & Stewart, 1990.
Lewis, Randolph. Alanis Obomsawin: The Vision of a Native Filmmaker, University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Little Bear, Leroy. Pathways to Self-determination: Canadian Indians and the Canadian State. University of Toronto Press, 1984
Long, David Alan & Olive Dickason. Visions of the Heart: An Introduction to Canadian Aboriginal Issues. 2nd ed. Harcourt Brace Canada, 2000.
Macgregor, Roy. Chief (Billy Diamond). Penguin Canada, 1990.
Magocsi, Paul Robert (Ed.). Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: A Short Introduction. University of Toronto Press, 2002.
Mancall, Peter C. & James H. Merrell (Eds.). American Encounters: Natives and Newcomers from European Contact to Indian Removal, 1500-1850. Routledge, 2000.
Manuel, George. The Fourth World: An Indian Reality. Free Press, 1974.
Maracle, Lee. I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism. Press Gang Publishers, 2003.
Matthiessen, Peter. Indian Country. Viking Press, 1984.
McFarlane, Peter. Brotherhood to Nationhood: George Manuel and the Making of the Modern Indian Movement. Between the Lines, 1993
McMillan, Allan D. & Eldon Yellowhorn. First Peoples in Canada. rev. ed. Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.
Mercredi, Ovide & Mary Ellen Turpel. In the Rapids: Navigating the Future of First Nations. Viking, 1993.
Miller, J.R.. Lethal Legacy: Current Native Controversies in Canada. McClelland & Stewart, 2004.
Morrison, R. Bruce & C. Roderick Wilson. Native Peoples: The Canadian Experience. 3rd. ed. Oxford University Press, 2004.
Moses, Daniel David & Terry Goldie. An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, 2005.
Munro, Ron. Canada’s First Peoples. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.
Native North American Studies Institute. First Peoples in Quebec. 3 vols. Thunderbird Press, 1973.
Newhouse, David & Cora Voyageur. Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, Volume 1. University of Toronto Press, 2005
O’Neal, Stafford. Tales from Moccasin Avenue: An Anthology of Native Stories. Totem Books, 2006.
Patterson, Palmer. The Canadian Indian: A History since 1500. Collier-Macmillan, 1972.
Paul, Daniel W. We Were Not the Savages. Fernwood, 2006
Rose, Alex. Spirit Dance at Meziadin: Chief Joseph Gosnell and the Nisga’a Treaty. Harbour, 2001.
Reed, Kevin. Aboriginal Peoples – Building for the Future. SchoolNet, 1999.
Russell, Dan. A People’s Dream: Aboriginal Self-government in Canada. UBC Press, 2000.
Shadbolt, Doris. Bill Reid. Douglas & McIntyre. 2003
Siggins, Maggie. Riel: A Life of Revolution. HarperCollins Canada, 1994.
Smith, Dan. The Seventh Fire: The Struggle for Aboriginal Government. Key Porter Books, 1993.
Steckley, John L. & Bryan D. Cummins. Full Circle: Canada’s First Nations. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.
Stewart, W. P My Name Is Piapot. Butterfly Books Limited, 1981.
Stonechild, Blair, and Bill Waiser. Loyal Till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1996
Strong-Boag, Veronica & Carole Gerson. Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake. University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Tippett, Maria. Bill Reid: The Making of an Indian. Vintage Canada. 2004.
Valaskakis, Gail Guthrie. Indian Country: Essays on Contemporary Native Culture. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2005.
Valaskakis, Gail. Being Native in North America. Harper Collins, 2001.
Watetch, Abel. Payepot and His People. Saskatoon: Modern Press, 1959.
Wiebe, Rudy. Big Bear. Penguin Canada. 2008
Williamson, Pamela & John Roberts. First Nations Peoples. 2nd ed. Emond Montgomery Publications, 2004.
Wright, Ronald. Stolen Continents: Conquest and Resistance in the Americas. 10th anniv. ed. Penguin Canada, 2003.
Wuttunee, Wanda. In Business for Ourselves. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003


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