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Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii

Life beyond Settler Colonialism



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Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii by Joseph Weiss

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This book will appeal to scholars and students of Indigenous studies, particularly in anthropology, ethnography, sociology, and history. Researchers planning to work with communities will learn from the author's reflections on conducting ethnographic fieldwork with First Nations.

Author Biography

Joseph Weiss is an assistant professor of anthropology at Wesleyan University. This book is the result of five years of fieldwork in Old Massett and Masset with the people of the Haida First Nation. Dr. Weiss also maintains abiding interests in Truth and Reconciliation in Canada and research ethics in the social sciences. He has collaborated with the University of Chicago and the Field Museum of Natural History on the "Open Fields Project," examining museum-Indigenous relationships.
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September 1st, 2018
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University of British Columbia Press
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