Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Edited by: Kerstin Knopf

436 Pages · 9.00x6.00 · September 13 2008

Paper ISBN: 9780776606798

PDF ISBN: 9780776617763

ePub ISBN: 9780776618227

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Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Preface and Acknowledgements -- Kerstin Knopf
Introduction: Aboriginal Canada Revisited -- Kerstin Knopf

I. HEALTH, SOCIAL ISSUES, POLITICS
De-colonizing Canadian Aboriginal Health and Social Services from the Inside Out: A Case Study - The Ahousaht Holistic Society -- Marlene R. Atleo
The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada: A Case Study of Aboriginal Health -- Falko Brede
The Nisga'a Common Bowl in Tradition and Politics -- Mansell Griffin and Antino Spanjer

II. EDUCATION
Métis Scholarship in the 21st Century: Life on the Periphery -- Tricia Logan
Responding to the Needs of Post-secondary Aboriginal Education: The Development of the Indigenous Leadership and Community Development Program -- Barbara Walberg

III. IMAGINING AND IMAGING THE 'INDIAN'
The Imaginary Indian in German Children's Non-Fiction Literature -- Geneviève Susemihl
The Art of Exclusion: The Status of Aboriginal Art in the McMichael Canadian Art Collection -- Siobhán N. Smith

IV. LITERATURE
'Decolonizing the Mind': Drew Hayden Taylor's Play with the Semantics of Irony in Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth -- Nancy Grimm
Humorous Restorifications: Rewriting History with Healing Laughter -- Eva Gruber
Modernizing the 'Indian': Literary Constructions of the Native in Selected Novels by Thomas King -- Thomas Rüdell
Reflections of Oral Traditions in Contemporary Native Writing: Ruby Slipperjack's Honour The Sun -- Katarzyna Juchnowicz

V. PRINT MEDIA AND FILM
Aboriginal Child Welfare: Symbolic Battleground in the News Media -- Robert Harding
Tradition, Solidarity and Empowerment: An Analysis of Aboriginal News Representations in Canada -- Steffi Retzlaff
'Stolen Sisters': Discrimination and Violence Against Indigenous Women as Represented in Canadian Films -- Kerstin Knopf

List of Contributors
Index