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Wasáse : indigenous pathways of action and freedom

Author: Gerald R Alfred
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, N.Y. : Broadview Press, ©2005.
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"The word Wasáse is the Kanienkeha (Mohawk) word for the ancient war dance ceremony of unity, strength, and commitment to action. The author notes, "This book traces the journey of those Indigenous people who have found a way to transcend the colonial identities which are the legacy of our history and live as Onkwehonwe, original people. It is dialogue and reflection on the process of transcending colonialism in a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald R Alfred
ISBN: 1551116375 9781551116372
OCLC Number: 60416248
Description: 313 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Rebellion of the truth --
Paths of least resistance --
The ethics of courage --
Regardless of the consequences --
Sacred protectors --
Colonial stains on our existence --
Imperial arrogances --
The other side of fear --
Spaces we occupy --
My grandmother, she raised me up again --
Indigenous resurgence --
Liberatory fantasies --
The great law of change --
Old roots into the earth --
Vigilant consciousness.
Other Titles: Indigenous pathways of action and freedom
Responsibility: Taiaiake Alfred.
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This book traces the journey of those Indigenous people who have found a way to transcend the colonial identities which are the legacy of their history and live as Onkwehonwe, original people.  Read more...

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"Taiaiake Alfred does not shy away from the really hard issues of war and peace in a genuinely innovative text embedded in many tens of thousands of years of human history." - Anthony J. Hall, Read more...

 
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