As Long as the Sun Shines and Water Flows: A Reader in Canadian Native Studies

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UBC Press, Jan 1, 1983 - History - 384 pages
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This collection of papers focuses on Canadian Native history since 1763 and presents an overview of official Canadian Indian policy and its effects on the Indian, Inuit, and Metis. Issues and themes covered include colonial Indian policy, constitutional developments, Indian treaties and policy, government decision-making and Native responses reflecting both persistence and change, and the broad issue of aboriginal and treaty rights.
 

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Contents

Preface
ix
THE EVOLUTION OF INDIAN ADMINISTRATION SINCE THE ROYAL PROCLAMATION OF 1763
27
The Royal Proclamation of 7 October 1763
29
Protection Civilization Assimilation An Outline History of Canadas Indian Policy
39
The Early Indian Acts Developmental Strategy and Constitutional Change
56
Indian Land Cessions in Upper Canada 18151830
65
Herman Merivale and Colonial Office Indian Policy in the MidNineteenth Century
85
A Victorian Civil Servant at Work Lawrence Vankoughnet and the Canadian Indian Department 18741893
104
NATIVE RESPONSES TO CHANGING RELATIONS AND CIRCUMSTANCES
189
Alcoholism Indians and the AntiDrink Cause in the Protestant Indian Missions of Upper Canada 18221850
191
The Tragedy of the Loss of the Commons in Western Canada
203
A Witness to Murder The Cypress Hills Massacre and the Conflict of Attitudes towards the Native People of the CanadianAmerican West during the 1...
229
Louis Riel and Aboriginal Rights
247
A Parting of the Ways Louis Schmidts Account of Louis Riel and the Metis Rebellion
263
La Conquête du NordOuest 18851985 or the Imperial Quest of British North America
280
Native People and the Justice System
288

Clifford Sifton and Canadian Indian Administration 18961905
120
The Administration of Treaty 3 The Location of the Boundaries of Treaty 3 Indian Reserves in Ontario 18731915
145
Canadas Indians Yesterday What of Today?
158
The Politics of Indian Affairs
164
Becoming ModernSome Reflections on Inuit Social Change
299
The Inuit and the Constitutional Process 19781981
315
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Ian A.L. Getty is research director at the Nakoda Institute. Antoine S. Lussier is director of the Native Studies programme at the University of Saskatchewan.

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