Learning and Teaching in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is in its 3rd edition. This book continues to highlight new trends in teaching and education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education for both First Nations and non-Indigenous children. It also fills the gap between the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and non-Indigenous children around learning Indigenous perspectives.
Indigenous Peoples Within Canada: A Concise History is the Oxford University Press 2019 publication authored by the late Métis historian Olive P Dickason (1920 – 2011) and history professor William Newbigging. Updated, this fourth edition of A Concise History of Canada’s First Nations is a comprehensive overview of the long and vibrant history of Indigenous Peoples within what is now Canada. This engaging, chronological text offers a multifaceted account from time immemorial and pre-contact to present-day movements towards sovereignty.
First Nations in the Twenty-First Century was just released (2016) in its second edition from the Themes in Canadian Sociology series by Oxford University Press. This edition offers students a clear and concise introduction to understanding First Nations in Canada. This 252-page book by James S.
First Nations People in Canada is an accessible and up-to-date account of social demographics will be essential reading for students and scholars wishing to understand the full context of First Nations peoples in Canada. Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Calgary James S. Frideres' introduction to the current status of First Nations considers often troubled relations with the federal government as well as their surprising resilience.
A Concise History of Canada's First Nations by the late Olive P. Dickason and William Newbigging is the 2015 revised edition from Oxford University Press. This third edition has updated terminology reflecting current practice, 18 maps, and new and enhanced coverage of key topics - such as self-government initiatives, land rights disputes, Idle No More movement, economic development, the TRC, and efforts to highlight and share Indigenous knowledge.
Native North American Art is the second edition of Janet and Ruth B. Phillips' outstanding publication first released in 1998 through Oxford University Press. This 2015 second edition is a lively introductory survey of Indigenous North American arts from ancient times to the present that explores both the shared themes and imagery found across the continent and the distinctive traditions of each cultural region.
Over the course of the last twenty years, Native American and Indigenous American literary studies has experienced a dramatic shift from a critical focus on identity and authenticity to the intellectual, cultural, political, historical, and tribal nation contexts from which these Indigenous literatures emerge. The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature reflects on these changes and provides a complete overview of the current state of the field.
Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal Education helps pre-service teachers prepare themselves for the challenges and joys of teaching Aboriginal students in urban, remote and rural primary and secondary schools. The book balances the practical, personal and theoretical to convey the richness of diversity to be found within Australian classrooms. This second editions replaces Teaching and Learning in Indigenous Education. Based on personal experiences and those of other teachers in Australia, the book is organized with basic chapters, subheadings, information boxes, and quotes.
The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier is part dual biography and part history by Auburn University history professor Adam Jortner. Written as his thesis, this 310-page volume from Oxford University Press was released in 2011 in time for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe, a little-known battle prior to the War of 1812. The two main characters are the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa and William Henry Harrison, Indiana governor and a future American President.