"An urgent, informed, intimate condemnation of the Canadian state and its failure to deliver justice to Indigenous people by national bestselling author and former Crown prosecutor Harold R. Johnson.
Foreword from the Author, Page 7-8:
"Indian people in the Prince Albert Grand Council have long recognized the importance of education for our children. Our future as a people depends upon our ability to prepare our children to deal with a rapidly changing world that is not always sensitive to our need and determination to retain and build our culture and communities. To succeed in this it will be necessary to understand the often unhappy history of our relations with governments, religious denominations and other non-Indian agencies.
"Growing a Race challenges the traditional reading of the fiction of Nellie McClung (1873-1951), revered author and pioneering feminist, situating it within a discourse of eugenical feminism that sought a racially homogenous "white Dominion." Cecily Devereux reconsiders the extent to which McClung's enduring legacy of crusading for women's rights is founded on the ideas of British eugenicists such as Francis Galton and Caleb Saleeby and implicated in the passage of eugenica
From the Title Page:
"Separate Beds is the shocking story of Canada’s system of segregated health care. Operated by the same bureaucracy that was expanding health care opportunities for most Canadians, the “Indian Hospitals” were underfunded, understaffed, overcrowded, and rife with coercion and medical experimentation. Established to keep the Aboriginal tuberculosis population isolated, they became a means of ensuring that other Canadians need not share access to modern hospitals with Aboriginal patients.
"Between 1869 and 1877 the government of Canada negotiated Treaties One through Seven with the Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains. Many historians argue that the negotiations suffered from cultural misunderstandings between the treaty commissioners and Indigenous chiefs, but newly uncovered eyewitness accounts show that the Canadian government had a strategic plan to deceive over the “surrender clause” and land sharing.
This publication is featured frequently in the Timeline Resource
This book is an introduction to the history of the territory now known as Saskatchewan prior to 1905. It should also be noted that Waiser’s book Saskatchewan: A New History, published in 2005 is meant to complement A World We Have Lost. That said, topics, themes etc. that are covered in Saskatchewan: A New History are purposely left out of A World we have Lost.
"Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, The Inconvenient Indian distills the insights gleaned from Thomas King's critical and personal meditation on what it means to be "Indian" in North America, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Natives in the centuries since the two first encountered each other.
This ebook was created by Shuana Nissen for the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina for the purpose of curriculum and general inquiries. This ebook provides important contextual information on the pass system, compulsory attendance, and high mortality rates in residential schools. Profiles of each federally recognized residential school in Saskatchewan and testimonies from survivors about their experiences are key elements of the eBook.
Excerpt from Authors' Introduction:
"Indigenous men and those who identify with Indigenous masculinities, as this book shows, are faced with distinct gender and racial biases that cause many to struggle. This book of essays explores and seeks to deepen our understanding of the ways in which Indigenous men and those who assert an Indigenous male identity perform their masculine identities, why and how they perform them, and the consequences to them and others because of their attachment to those identities.
Excerpt from the Author, Page 10-11:
"...Recently, scholars, having recognized that race as a “natural human division in human populations has been widely discredited by science,” have focused their attention on Métis cultural expression rather than race as the source of difference. Nevertheless, race is still an implied factor in many scholars’ discussion of, for example, the ethnogenesis of the Métis.