Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las: Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom (Women and Indigenous Studies)

Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las: Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom (Women and Indigenous Studies)

By: Leslie A. Robertson (author), The Kwagu'l Gixsam Clan (author)Paperback

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A must-read for scholars and students of anthropology, Aboriginal studies, Canadian history, and collaborative research and for anyone interested in the history of the Pacific Northwest.

About Author

Leslie A. Robertson is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. The Kwagu'l Gix??sa??m Clan includes approximately one thousand members descended from a common ancestor. Their cultural root is Tsax??is (Fort Rupert).

Contents

Foreword / Nella Nelson Prologue Introduction: "Having Oneness on Your Face" Part I - The Living Text: Traces of Jane Cook Part II - Dukwa??'esa??la (Looking Around On the Beach): Ancestors Part III - Stranger Than Fiction: Surviving the Missionary Part IV - "Children of the Potlatch System," 1888-1912 Part V - "We As the Suppressed People," 1913-18 Part VI - "We Are the Aboriginee, Which Is Not a Citizen," 1918-27 Part VII - "With the Potlatch Custom in My Blood," 1930-39 Part VIII - One Voice from Many: Citizenship, 1940-48 Part IX - A Tower of Strength: Word Memorials, 1951 Part X - Dlax??w'it'sine' (For Your Standing), Feasting Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774823852
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 596
  • ID: 9780774823852
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 0774823852

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