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A people and a nation : new directions in contemporary Métisstudies

Author: Jennifer Adese; Chris Andersen
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In "A People and a Nation, " the authors, most of whom are Metis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Métis nationhood and peoplehood. The field of Métis Studies has been afflicted by a longstanding tendency to situate Metis within deeply racialized contexts, and/or by an overwhelming focus on the nineteenth century. This volume challenges the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Adese; Chris Andersen
ISBN: 0774865067 0774865075 9780774865067 9780774865074
OCLC Number: 1245934609
Description: x, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A New Era of Metis Studies Scholarship / Chris Andersen and Jennifer Adese1 Peoplehood and the Nation Form: Core Concepts for a Critical Metis Studies / Chris Andersen2 The Power of Peoplehood: Reimagining Metis Relationships, Research, and Responsibilities / Robert L.A. Hancock3 The Race Question in Canada and the Politics of Racial Mixing / Daniel Voth4 Challenging a Racist Fiction: A Closer Look at Metis-First Nations Relations / Robert Alexander Innes5 Restoring the Balance: Metis Women and Contemporary Nationalist Political Organizing / Jennifer Adese6 Alcide Morrissette: Oral Histories of a Metis Man on the Prairies in the Mid-Twentieth Century / Jesse Thistle7 "We're Still Here and Metis:" Rewriting the 1885 Resistance in Marilyn Dumont's The Pemmican Eaters / June Scudeler8 Mary and the Metis: Religion as a Site for New Insight in Metis Studies / Paul L. Gareau9 Building the Field of Metis Studies: Toward Transformative and Empowering Metis Scholarship / Adam GaudryList of Contributors; Index
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Adese and Chris Andersen.

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In A People and a Nation, the authors, most of whom are themselves Metis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Metis nationhood and  Read more...

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"A People and a Nation is fascinating and provocative, dealing with complex material in an intriguing and ambitious way."-Stephen Cornell, University of Arizona "This book makes an important Read more...

 
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