Memory Serves and Other Essays gathers together the 17 oratories and lectures by award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and style of oratory intrinsic to the Salish people in general and the Sto: lo in particular. From her Coast Salish perspective and with great eloquence, Maracle shares her knowledge of Sto: lo history, memory, philosophy, globalization, law, spirituality, feminism and the colonial condition of her people.
Sakahan, meaning to light a fire in the language of the Algonquin peoples brings together more than 150 works of recent Indigenous art by over 80 artists from 16 countries, including impressive installations created specifically for the project. Poetic, unexpected and challenging, the artworks document and interrogate distinct cultural and social issues. This was one of the National Gallery of Canada's most ambitious contemporary art exhibitions. Sakahan: International Indigenous Art brings together more than 150 works of recent Indigenous art by over 80 artists from 16 countries.
Visitors from the Four Directions: Indigenous Peoples in a Globalized World Kit was developed by the Gabriel Dumont Institute and SUNTEP (Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program). This resource was developed for the Grade 10 Saskatchewan curriculum as it related to Globalization and Development, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples. The kit consists of a text, Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, and a CD-ROM. The text was published by Rethinking Schools Press, and was edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson.
How people Got Fire is an animated children's DVD retelling the story about the origin of fire according to Elder Kitty Smith from the Kwanlin D³n First Nation. Narrators are Louise Profeit-Leblanc and Jonnie-Lyn Kushniruk. Anit-bullying message as well as globalization contained in this DVD. Rotoscoping is an animation technique in which animators trace over live-action film movement, frame by frame, for use in animated films. Home Use Only. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by science journalist Charles Mann offers fans of his 1491 book a fresh interprepation of globalization. Taking a broad look at recent scientific, archaeological, anthropologists, and historians evidence, the author demonstrates how the creation of a worldwide network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China, convulsed Africa, and for two centuries made Mexico Cityùwhere Asia, Europe, and the new frontier of the Americas dynamically interactedùthe center of the world.
Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy: Insights for a Global Age is one of the titles in the Globalization and Autonomy series published by UBC Press. This volume contains 10 essays by scholars from a variety of disciplines. Each essay focuses on a specific Indigenous Nation including the James Bay Cree, Saami Council, Torres Strait Islanders, Mapuche of Cholchol (Chile), East Cree, and the Zapatista Indigenous movement. Each case study examines how each Indigenous Nation voices their response to self-government, autonomy, and globalization. Contributors include Harvey A.
Torn From Our Midst: Voices of Grief, Healing and Action From the Missing Indigenous Women Conference, 2008 is a collection of essays and presentations delivered at the 2008 conference held at the University of Regina. The collection contains 35 presentations in the form of essay, poetry, prayer, reports, and personal accounts organized around themes such as family stories; the violent erasure of women; resisting with all the senses: art and activism; organizational resistance: action from within; self-care and the healing journey; and networking and strategizing.
News: Postcards from the Four Directions is an anthology of Ojibwe playwright Drew Hayden Taylor's 2010 work containing 90 essays, columns, editorials, and reflections on Aboriginal peoples in Canada. All offerings contain the writer's trademark satirical twist and are organized into the four cardinal directions: North for contemplation and wisdom; South for journeys both physical and spiritual; East for beginnings and youth; and West for maturity and responsibility.
The A to Z of the Inuit is a dictionary resource, part of the Scarecrow Press series, The A to Z Guide. In this 198-page guide are more than 450 entries covering the histories and cultures of the circumpolar Indigenous peoples of Canada, Alaska, Russia, and Greenland. The entries briefly cover education, language rights, self-government and self determination, the militarization of their lands and their lives, climate change and pollution, and globalization.
Inuit Modern serves as the exhibition catalogue for AGO's Inuit art show drawn from the Samuel and Esther Sarick Collection. Inuit Modern draws from multiple communities and periods to embrace voices both traditional and contemporary in its consideration of the history and future of Inuit art, and closely examines how the Inuit have coped with and responded to the swift transition from a traditional lifestyle to one marked by the disturbing complexities of globalization and climate change.