Disrobing the Aboriginal Industry: The Deception Behind Indigenous Cultural Preservation

Disrobing the Aboriginal Industry: The Deception Behind Indigenous Cultural Preservation

By: Sir Albert Howard (author), Frances Widdowson (author)Paperback

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How aboriginal deprivation is maintained by a self-serving "industry" of lawyers and consultants.

About Author

Frances Widdowson is a visiting assistant professor of political science, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Albert Howard has worked as a consultant for government and Native groups, and is currently an instructor and D

Contents

Acknowledgments A story; Introduction: Discovering the Emperor's Nudity Part one Origins 1 The Aboriginal Industry: Weavers of Illusory Silk; 2 Denying the Developmental Gap: Preserving Culture in a Jar Part two Taboos, fabrications and sophistry 3 Land Claims: Dreaming Aboriginal Economic Development; 4 Self-Government: An Inherent Right to Tribal Dictatorships; 5 Justice: Rewarding Friends and Punishing Enemies; 6 Child Welfare: Strengthening the Abusive Circle; 7 Health Care: A Superstitious Alternative; 8 Education: Honouring the Ignorance of Our Ancestors; 9 Environmental Management: The Spiritual Sell-Out of "Mother Earth" Part three Spheres of deception 10 Traditional Knowledge: Listening to the Silence; Conclusion: What Is to Be Done? Notes; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773534216
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780773534216
  • ISBN10: 0773534210

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