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Intimate integration : a history of the Sixties Scoop and the colonization of Indigenous kinship

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Prince Rupert Library 362.734 Stev (Text) 33294002106144 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2021-05-11

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  • ISBN: 9781487520458
  • ISBN: 148752045X
  • Physical Description: 328 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, 2020.

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General Note: [Trade Paperback]
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "Privileging Indigenous voices and experiences, Intimate Integration documents the rise and fall of North American transracial adoption projects, including the Adopt Indian and Métis Project and the Indian Adoption Project. The author argues that the integration of adopted Indian and Métis children mirrored the new direction in post-war Indian policy and welfare services. She illustrates how the removal of Indigenous children from Indigenous families and communities took on increasing political and social urgency, contributing to what we now call the "Sixties Scoop." Intimate Integration utilizes an Indigenous gender analysis to identify the gendered operation of the federal Indian Act and its contribution to Indigenous child removal, over-representation in provincial child welfare systems, and transracial adoption. Specifically, women and children's involuntary enfranchisement through marriage, as laid out in the Indian Act, undermined Indigenous gender and kinship relationships. Making profound contributions to the history of settler-colonialism in Canada, Intimate Integration sheds light on the complex reasons behind persistent social inequalities in child welfare."--
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Canada.
Interracial adoption -- Canada
Child welfare -- Canada
Native children -- Canada -- Social conditions
Native peoples -- Kinship -- Canada
Native peoples -- Relocation -- Canada
Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations

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