Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-white Relations in Canada
University of Toronto Press, 1989 - Broj stranica: 329
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 since 1945.
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They could not get assurances from an ominously silent federal government that their title would be respected . Some of them also believed that they had a claim for compensation for loss of aboriginal title in the Territories .
The federal government planned to assist the transition , said the white paper , with generous help , but within five years the Department of Indian Affairs was to disappear . So would Indians as a special group .
A particularly thorny instance occurred in the city of Prince Albert , where a federal - provincial proposal to grant a band a reserve within the city limits evoked ferocious opposition from the municipal council .
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An important overview of the relationship between settlers and native peoples in Canada. The headings of the three sections of the book sum up the story concisely: Co-operation, Coercion and Confrontation. Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
Indians and Europeans at the time of contact
Early contacts in the eastern woodlands
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