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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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Too often Indigenous peoples have been portrayed as being without a future, destined either to disappear or assimilate into settler society. This book asserts quite the opposite: Indigenous peoples are not in any sense "out of time" in our contemporary world. Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii shows how Indigenous peoples in Canada not only continue to have a future, but are at work building many different futures - for themselves and for their non-Indigenous neighbours. Through the experiences of the Haida First Nation, this book explores these possible futures in detail, demonstrating how Haida ways of thinking about time, mobility, and political leadership are at the heart of contemporary strategies for addressing the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism.

Author Biography

Joseph Weiss is an assistant professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan University.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2018
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Country of Publication
Canada
Imprint
University of British Columbia Press
Pages
244
ISBN-13
9780774837583
Product ID
28054128

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