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The creator's game : lacrosse, identity, and indigenous nationhood

Author: Alan Downey
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Creator's Game serves as a potent illustration of how, for over a century, the Indigenous game of lacrosse has served as a central means for Indigenous communities to activate their self-determination and reformulate their identities.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Downey, Allan, 1985-
Creator's game.
Vancouver : UBC Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)985071630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Downey
ISBN: 9780774836043 0774836040 9780774836050 0774836059 9780774836067 0774836067
OCLC Number: 1020790467
Awards: Winner of CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network - Reseau d'etudes canadiennes 2018 (Canada)
Winner of Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 (Canada)
Short-listed for Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University 2019 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: Dewa'áọ;gajíhgwa'e' : the Creator's game --
Introduction: Baaga'adowewin : a trickster history of lacrosse --
1. Tewaá:rathon : the Canadian appropriation of lacrosse and "Indian" performances --
2. Metawewin : coloniozing the Creator's game in Residential Schools --
3. Sk'éxwa7 : articulating Indigenous nationhood on the West Coast --
4. Ga-lahs : box lacrosse and redefining political activism during the mid-twentieth century --
5. Dey-Hon-Tshi-Gwa'-Ehs : reclaiming the Creator's game --
Conclusion: Dewa'ë:ö' : a trickster ending.
Responsibility: Allan Downey.
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