Lighting the Eighth Fire: The Liberation, Resurgence, and Protection of Indigenous Nations is a collection of 13 essays by Indigenous scholars edited by Leanne Simpson. The collection offers readers an insight into Indigenous perspectives regarding colonialism, self-government, traditional knowledge, liberation, and the importance of the land. Writers from a range of First Nations offer Nation specific understandings about these issues in terms of economic development, treaties, politics, governance, environmental concerns, and social justice movements.
Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood coauthored by Cherokee scholar Jeff Corntassel and Richard C Witmer II, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Creighton University, offers political science students and scholars a convincing account of the methods of forced federalism undertaken by the United States in its efforts to challenge Indigenous sovereignty and economic development in America. Corntassel is Assistant Professor and Graduate Advisor for the Indigenous Governance Programs at the University of Victoria.
Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts is a collection of 19 scholarly papers edited by Catherine Bell is Professor of Law and David Kahane is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alberta. The essays collected here provide a balanced view of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), exploring its opportunities and effectiveness alongside its challenges and limits.
Moving Toward Justice: Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice contains twelve essays first presented during a March 2006 justice and law conference held in Regina and sponsored by First Nations University and the Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy. The papers are generally legal approaches to the issue of Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian justice system.
Race and Racism in 21st Century Canada: Continuity, Complexity, and Change is a recent title from Broadview Press containing 16 essays selected to promote understanding of racism and social change in Canada. Of particular interest are papers focusing on issues of racism and Aboriginal Peoples including Incorporation of Aboriginal Labour by Terry Wotherspoon; and Erasing: Law and Gender in White Settler Societies by Patricia A.
Aboriginal Policy Research: Moving Forward, Making a Difference, volume 4 is a collection of papers about Aboriginal Peoples presented at the second Aboriginal Research Policy Conference held in Ottawa in 2006. Co-chaired by Dan Beavon of INAC, Jerry White of University of Western Ontario, and Peter Dinsdale of the National Association of Friendship Centres, the conference examined health issues, governance, and housing and homelessness among Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. This fourth volume of the series presents 16 essays organized into three sections.
Ending Denial: Understanding Aboriginal Issues is a book originally published by Broadview Press and now reissued by the University of Toronto Press. Written by Wayne Warry, an applied medical anthropologist at McMaster University, the book examines our current understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada. Written as an answer to neo-conservative political commentators and the mainstream media, the book offers brief essays that challenge the views that promote integration and assimilation as the saviors of First Nations social issues.
The Indigenous Experience: Global Perspectives is a focused collection of 21 essays that tackles the subjects of racism, colonialism, and the ongoing struggle of Indigenous Peoples around the world for sovereignty and justice. The text is organized around four main themes: Colonization and Indigenous Peoples; Colonialism, Genocide, and the Problem of Intention; Social Constructs of Colonialism; and The Indigenous Struggle and the Politics of Indigeneity.