Sacred lands by
Aboriginal world views, claims, and conflicts (Occasional publication series)

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Considers key concepts related to sacred spaces and presents diverse viewpoints on ways to understand the importance of land for Aboriginal people intent on preserving their holistic beliefs, values, and identities. Emphasis is on Manitoba First Nations and the Canadian Arctic, but comparative accounts from Sweden, the U.S., and New Zealand are also included. An excellent introduction to First Nations politics and identity in Canada. Papers by: Bryan Cummins and Kirby Whiteduck; Leroy Little Bear; Peter Kulchyski; Patricia McCormack; Tobasonakwut Kinew; Mervin Huntinghawk; Dennis White Bird; Terrence Nelson; Dale Turner; Maria de La Salette Correia; Michael Pomedli; Roger Neil and Murray Smith; Martin Tuesday and Violet Tuesday; Tim Holzkamm, Leo Waisberg, and Joan Lovisek; Leo Waisberg and Tim Holzkamm; Joan Lovisek; Charles Nelson; Gaile Whelan-Enns; Wesley Heber; Harvey Nepinak and Karen Stock; Elisa Hart and Cathy Cockney; William Fitzgerald, Ruth-Erika Romanowski, and Darlene Johnston; Virginia Petch; Garry Hilderman and James Thomas; Rodney Bobiwash; Rhys Jones; Russel Lawrence Barsh; Ward Churchill; Natalie Oman; Michael Coyle; Fae Korsmo; Claire Cummings; Ruth Swan; Thomas Andrews, John Zoe, and Aaron Herter; and Garth Cant.
 

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Published January 1, 1998 by Canadian Circumpolar Institute Press. 337 pages
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