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Fractured homeland : federal recognition and Algonquin identity in Ontario

Fractured homeland : federal recognition and Algonquin identity in Ontario

Author: Bonita Lawrence
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In 1992, the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan, the only federally recognized Algonquin reserve in Ontario, launched a comprehensive land claim. The claim drew attention to the reality that two-thirds of Algonquins in Canada have never been recognized as Indian, and have therefore had to struggle to reassert jurisdiction over their traditional lands. Fractured Homeland is Bonita Lawrence's stirring account of the  Read more...
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Lawrence, Bonita.
Fractured Homeland : Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bonita Lawrence
ISBN: 0774822899 9780774822893 0774822872 9780774822879
OCLC Number: 1038660769
Awards: Short-listed for Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2013 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 327 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1: Algonquin Survival and Resurgence --
Diplomacy, Resistance, and Dispossession --
The Fracturing of the Algonquin Homeland --
Aboriginal Title and the Comprehensive Claims Process --
The Algonquin Land Claim --
Reclaiming Algonquin Identity --
Part 2: The Mississippi, Rideau, and Lower Madawaska River Watersheds --
The Development of Ardoch Algonquin First Nation --
The Effect of the Land Claim in This Region --
Uranium Resistance: Defending the Land --
Part 3: The Bonnechere and Petawawa River Watersheds --
The Bonnechere Communities and Greater Golden Lake --
Perspectives from Pikwakanagan --
Part 4: The Upper Madawaska and York River Watersheds --
Whitney, Madawaska, and Sabine --
The People of Kijicho Manitou: Baptiste Lake and Bancroft --
Part 5: The Kiji Sibi --
From Mattawa to Ottawa --
The Ottawa River Communities --
Conclusion: Algonquin Identity and Nationhood.
Responsibility: Bonita Lawrence.
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An examination of the struggle for identity and nationhood among non-status Algonquin during the negotiation of a major comprehensive land claim.  Read more...


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A good case study of a people that have been too rarely discussed and too often misunderstood. Recommended. * CHOICE, Vol. 50 No. 05 *

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