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Indigenous Studies

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The Indigenous Studies Series builds on the successes of the past and is inspired by recent critical conversations about Indigenous epistemological frameworks. Recognizing the need to encourage burgeoning scholarship, the series welcomes manuscripts drawing upon Indigenous intellectual traditions and philosophies, particularly in discussions situated within the Humanities. 

Series Editor

Deanna Reder (Cree-Metis)
Associate Professor, First Nations Studies and English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
Canada V5A 1S6
Phone: (778) 782 8192
Fax: (778) 782-4989
E-mail: dhr@sfu.ca

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The Chippewas of Georgina Island

The Chippewas of Georgina Island is a record of the history of an Indigenous community and the stories and photographs of the lives of community members over the years. A work of community storytelling ...

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

Part survey of the field of Indigenous literary studies, part cultural history, and part literary polemic, Why Indigenous Literatures Matter asserts the vital significance of literary expression to the ...

Activating the Heart

Activating the Heart is an exploration of storytelling as a tool for knowledge production and sharing to build new connections between people and their histories, environments, and cultural geographies. ...

The Homing Place

Can literary criticism help transform entrenched Settler Canadian understandings of history and place? How are nationalist historiographies, insular regionalisms, established knowledge systems, state ...

Violence Against Indigenous Women

Violence against Indigenous women in Canada is an ongoing crisis, with roots deep in the nation’s colonial history. Despite numerous policies and programs developed to address the issue, Indigenous ...

Read, Listen, Tell

“Don’t say in the years to come that you would have lived your life differently if only you had heard this story. You’ve heard it now.” —Thomas King, in this volume

Read, Listen, Tell brings together ...

Essential Song

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Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern Cree Music, a study of subarctic Cree hunting songs, is the first detailed ethnomusicology of the northern Cree of Quebec and ...

Lines Drawn upon the Water

The First Nations who have lived in the Great Lakes watershed have been strongly influenced by the imposition of colonial and national boundaries there. The essays in Lines Drawn upon the Water examine ...

The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie’s Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts ...

From the Iron House

In From the Iron House: Imprisonment in First Nations Writing, Deena Rymhs identifies continuities between the residential school and the prison, offering ways of reading “the carceral”—that is, ...