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Disrobing the aboriginal industry : the deception behind indigenous cultural preservation

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  • ISBN: 9780773534216 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0773534210 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780773534209 (hbk.):
  • ISBN: 0773534202 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    330 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2008].

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction. Discovering the Emperor's Nudity -- Pt. 1. Origins -- 1. Aboriginal Industry: Weavers of Illusory Silk -- 2. Denying the Developmental Gap: Preserving Culture in a Jar -- Pt. 2. 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" -- Pt. 3. Spheres of Deception -- 10. Traditional Knowledge: Listening to the Silence -- Conclusion: What Is to Be Done?
Subject: Indians of North America -- Canada
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations
Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations
Native peoples -- Canada -- Social conditions
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Social conditions
Native peoples -- Canada
Canada -- Cultural policy
Native peoples -- Canada
Indians of North America -- Canada
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Social conditions
Native peoples -- Canada -- Social conditions
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations
Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations
First Nations -- Canada -- Government relations
First Nations -- Canada -- Social conditions
Native Canadians -- Government relations
Native Canadians -- Social conditions
Topic Heading: First Nations interest
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