Making Native Space

Making Native Space

Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

Book - 2002
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This elegantly written and insightful book provides a geographical history of the Indian reserve in British Columbia. Cole Harris analyzes the impact of reserves on Native lives and livelihoods and considers how, in light of this, the Native land question might begin to be resolved. The account begins in the early nineteenth-century British Empire and then follows Native land policy - and Native resistance to it - in British Columbia from the Douglas treaties in the early 1850s to the formal transfer of reserves to the Dominion in 1938.

Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780774809016
0774809019
9780774809009
0774809000
Branch Call Number: REF 971.100497 HAR
Characteristics: 415 p., [16] p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm

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