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Shaping the future on Haida Gwaii : life beyond settler colonialism

Weiss, Joseph (author. ).

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  • ISBN: 9780774837590
  • ISBN: 0774837594
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 230 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part 1: Pasts and Futures; 1 An Introduction to Haida Future-Making in Old Massett; 2 The Everyday Temporalities of Life on Haida Gwaii; Part 2: Home; 3 Coming Home to Haida Gwaii; 4 Of Hippies and Haida; Part 3: Care; 5 Leading "from the Bottom of the Pole"; 6 Precarious Authority; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Summary, etc.: Countering colonial ideas about Indigenous peoples being frozen in time and without a future, this provocative book explores the ways in which members of the Haida Nation are shaping myriad possible futures to address the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism.
Subject: Haida Indians -- British Columbia -- Haida Gwaii -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
Haida Indians -- British Columbia -- Haida Gwaii -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Haida Gwaii (B.C.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century

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