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Earth, water, air and fire : studies in Canadian ethnohistory

Author: David McNab; Nin.Da.Waab.Jig (Group)
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents papers from a May 1994 conference. Part I provides two Aboriginal perspectives on the meaning of the four elements and on Aboriginal art. Parts II-V relate the history of the regions of Bkejwanong, Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and the North.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Earth, water, air and fire.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)39051875
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David McNab; Nin.Da.Waab.Jig (Group)
ISBN: 0889202974 9780889202979 128092506X 9781280925061 9780889206922 0889206929
OCLC Number: 166335097
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held May 12-14, 1994, in Bkejwanong, Ont.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 342 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / David T. McNab --
Bkejwanong, "the place where the waters divide" : a perspective on earth, water, air and fire / Dean M. Jacobs --
Art and Amerindian worldviews / Olive Patricia Dickason --
"Water is her life blood" : the waters of Bkejwanong and the treaty-making process / David T. McNab --
"Under the earth" : the expropriation and attempted sale of the oil and gas rights of the Walpole Island First Nation during World War I / Rhonda Telford --
The Reverend Simpson Bingham (1875-1926) : the worlds of Henry Ford and Simpson Brigham collide / Jim Miller --
Mi'kmaq fishing in the Maritimes : a historical overview / Janet E. Chute --
"We cannot work without food" : Nova Scotia Indian policy and Mi'kmaq agriculture, 1783-1867 / Theresa Redmond --
Glooscap encounters Silas T. Rand : a Baptist missionary on the folkloric fringe / Thomas S. Abler --
Colonizing a people : Mennonite settlement in Waterlook Township / E. Reginald Good --
The Six Nations Confederacy, aboriginal sovereignty and Ontario aboriginal law : 1790-1860 / Sidney L. Harring --
The uses and abuses of power in two Ontario residential schools : the Mohawk Institute and Mount Elgin / Elizabeth Graham --
The Crown domain and the self-governing presence in northern Ontario / Bruce W. Hodgins --
Some comments upon the marked differences in the representations of Chipewyan women in Samuel Hearne's field notes and his published journal / Heather Rollason --
Is this apartheid? Aboriginal reserves and self-government in Canada, 1960-82 / Joan G. Fairweather --
The Sechelt and Nunavut agreements : evolutionary and revolutionary approaches to self-government / Cameron Croxall and Laird Christie --
A meeting ground of earth, water, air and fire / David T. McNab.
Responsibility: David T. McNab for Nin. Da. Waab. Jig.
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Presents papers from a May 1994 conference. Part I provides two Aboriginal perspectives on the meaning of the four elements and on Aboriginal art. Parts II-V relate the history of the regions of Bkejwanong, Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and the North.

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