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“WE LET THEM BE OUR EXTENDED FAMILY”: DISENTANGLING STÓ:LÕ FAMILIES FROM THE COLONIAL PAST
This thesis seeks to problematize current historiographic approaches to family, generally, and Indigenous families, specifically. Contrary to much of the scholarship on this topic, Indigenous families like the Stó:lõ have ...
“IT WAS OUR LIVES, THAT WAS WHAT WE BELIEVED”: INDIGENOUS HISTORIES OF CATHOLICISM IN NORTHWEST SASKATCHEWAN
This dissertation considers the variety of ways that Indigenous people in Patuanak (a Dene First Nation) and Ile-a-la-Crosse (a predominantly Cree/Metis village) in northwestern Saskatchewan have negotiated Catholicism ...
TLA’AMIN HOUSING ARCHITECTURE AND HOME TERRITORIES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: INVISIBLE SPACES SHAPING HISTORICAL INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
A revolution took place in Sliammon, BC, between the late 1800s and 1970s. As with colonialism elsewhere in Canada, this included changes in Indigenous religion, health, governance, and every other mechanism of life, ...
Negotiated Identities: A History of Sharing and Indigenous-Settler Relations in Western Canada, 1800-1970
This dissertation is an analysis of sharing in the history of western Canada and Indigenous-Settler relations from 1800 to 1970. Based on original research conducted with two Indigenous groups – the Stó:lō Nation of British ...
Between Sovereignty and Statecraft: New France and the Contest for the Hudson Bay Watershed, 1663-1782
This dissertation analyzes French-Indigenous relations in the Hudson Bay watershed from the early 1660s to the 1780s. The Hudson Bay watershed was a dynamic contact zone where Indigenous, French, and British politics, ...
"PRODUCE MORE TO LIVE BETTER": COTTON, CORN, AND AGRARIAN MODERNIZATION IN GUATEMALA, 1944-1966
This dissertation argues that the Guatemalan Revolution (1944-1954) was a transformational moment that hastened the adoption of modern, industrial agriculture throughout the country and facilitated the opening of new ...