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Skyscrapers hide the heavens : a history of Indian-white relations in Canada

Author: J R Miller
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History of the social, economic, and institutional relationship between native Indians and whites in Canada. Includes chapters on the Northwest Rebellion, native-education policies, cultural assimilation, and Indian-white political relations since 1945.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, J.R. (James Rodger), 1943-
Skyscrapers hide the heavens.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)654540030
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R Miller
ISBN: 0802058035 9780802058034 0802068006 9780802068002
OCLC Number: 23767247
Description: xi, 329 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Indians and Europeans at the time of contact --
Early contacts in the eastern woodlands --
Commercial partnership and mutual benefit --
Military allies through a century of warfare --
From alliance to irrelevance --
Reserves, residential schools, and the threat of assimilation --
The commercial frontier on the western plains --
Contact, commerce, and Christianity on the Pacific --
Resistance in Red River and the numbered treaties --
The Northwest Rebellion of 1885 --
The policy of the Bible and the plough --
The beginnings of political organization --
Political relations after the white paper --
Aboriginal rights, land claims, and the struggle to survive --
Do we learn anything from history?
Responsibility: J.R. Miller.

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History of the social, economic, and institutional relationship between native Indians and whites in Canada. Includes chapters on the Northwest Rebellion, native-education policies, cultural assimilation, and Indian-white political relations since 1945.

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