The First Nations of British Columbia, Third Edition: An Anthropological Overview

The First Nations of British Columbia, Third Edition: An Anthropological Overview

By: Robert J. Muckle (author)Paperback

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The First Nations of British Columbia is an indispensable resource for teachers, students, and anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of First Nations in this province.

About Author

Robert J. Muckle has been involved in numerous anthropological research projects, served as a consultant to several First Nations, and taught at postsecondary institutions throughout British Columbia. He currently teaches anthropology at Capilano University in North Vancouver.

Contents

Preface Part 1: Introducing First Nations, Popular Perceptions, and the Anthropological Perspective Popular Perceptions Through the Lens of Anthropology Overview of Chapters Recommended Readings and Resources Part 2: Defining and Situating First Nations Today Understanding Labels: First Nations, Aboriginal, Indian, and More Population, Reserves, Settlements, and Lands Bands, Ethnic Groups, Tribal Councils, and Other Affiliations Situating BC First Nations within Canada, in North America, and around the World Recommended Readings and Resources Part 3: Archaeology and First Nations First Nations and Archaeological Perceptions of the Past The Nature of Archaeological Research in British Columbia Early Migrations through British Columbia Here to Stay Settling Down Prominent Sites Tracing Ancestry Recommended Readings and Resources Part 4: Languages, Population Estimates, and Traditional Lifeways Traditional Culture Areas of British Columbia Languages Population Settlement Patterns Diet Technology Social Organization Myths, Spirits, and Shamans Health and Healing Art The Potlatch and Other Important Ceremonies Trade, Slavery, and Warfare Recommended Readings and Resources Part 5: From the Late 1700s through the Twentieth Century Population Loss The Impact of the Fur Trade The Impact of the Gold Rushes The Impact of Non-Indigenous Settlement Missionaries and Residential Schools First Nations and Wage Labour Government Relations with First Nations Assertions of Aboriginal Rights Negotiations in the Late 1900s Anthropology in the Late 1900s Recommended Readings and Resources Part 6: First Nations and Anthropology in the Twenty-First Century Living in the Twenty-First Century Economic and Cultural Initiatives Treaty Negotiations Outstanding Issues Asserting Rights and Identity First Nations and Anthropology in the Twenty-First Century First Nations Cultures Still Exist Final Comments: Things to Remember Recommended Readings and Resources Appendices 1 The First Nations of British Columbia 2 Major Ethnic Groups 3 Excerpts from the British Columbia Heritage Conservation Act, 1996 4 Apology for Residential Schools 5 Excerpts from the Royal Proclamation, 1763 Glossary Selected Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774828734
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780774828734
  • weight: 260
  • ISBN10: 0774828730

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