Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - History - 560 pages
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This is a comprehensive history of Canada's original inhabitants-- Indians, Inuit, and later, Metis. Using an interdisciplinary approach that combines history, anthropology, and archaeology, Dickason tells the story of the more than 50 nations in the territory that is now Canada, beginning with the arrival of people in North America from across the Bering Strait many thousands of years ago.

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And the People Came
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Olive Dickason is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Alberta.

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