Talking Back to the Indian Act: Critical Readings in Settler Colonial Histories

Category: Book
Edited By: Kelm, Mary-Ellen
Edited By: Smith, Keith
Subject:  HISTORY / Canada / Post-Confederation (1867-)
  HISTORY / Historiography
  HISTORY / Native American
Audience: college/higher education
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division
Published: October 2018
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 219
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 1.00in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

Talking Back to the Indian Act is a comprehensive "how-to" guide for engaging with primary source documents. The intent of the book is to encourage readers to develop the skills necessary to converse with primary sources in more refined and profound ways. As a piece of legislation that is central to Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples and communities, and one that has undergone many amendments, the Indian Act is uniquely positioned to act as a vehicle for this kind of focused reading.

Through an analysis of thirty-five sources pertaining to the Indian Act-addressing governance, gender, enfranchisement, and land-the authors provide readers with a much better understanding of this pivotal piece of legislation, as well as insight into the dynamics involved in its creation and maintenance.

From The Publisher*

Through an analysis of thirty-five sources pertaining to the Indian Act-addressing governance, gender, enfranchisement, and land-the authors provide readers with a much better understanding of this pivotal piece of legislation, as well as insight into the dynamics involved in its creation and maintenance.