Assembling Unity : Indigenous politics, gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Assembling Unity : Indigenous politics, gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Checking...

Assembling Unity : Indigenous politics, gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Author: Sarah A Nickel
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2019]
Series: Women and indigenous studies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
«Established narratives portray Indigenous unity as emerging solely in response to the political agenda of the settler state in 1969. But unity has long shaped the modern Indigenous political movement. With Indigenous perspectives in the foreground, Assembling Unity explores the relationship between global political ideologies and pan-Indigenous politics in British Columbia through a detailed history of the Union of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah A Nickel
ISBN: 9780774837989 0774837985
OCLC Number: 1099530428
Awards: Winner of Indigenous History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association 2020 (Canada)
Commended for Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association 2020 (Canada)
Description: x, 224 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unity: "united we stand, divided we perish" --
Authority: "ordinary Indians" and the "private club" --
Money: "a blessing and a golden noose" --
Refusal: "empty words and empty promises" --
Protest: direct action through "militant May" --
Sovereignty: "if you really believe that you have the right,take it!".
Series Title: Women and indigenous studies series
Responsibility: Sarah A. Nickel.

Abstract:

Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Assembling Unity is an important book. Sarah Nickel's timely study of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs was shortlisted for the Canadian Historical Association's 2020 Best Scholarly Book in Canadian Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.