Aboriginal Ontario

Aboriginal Ontario

Historical Perspectives on the First Nations

Book - 1994
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Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations contains seventeen essays on aspects of the history of the First Nations living within the present-day boundaries of Ontario. This volume review the experience of both the Algonquian and Iroquoian peoples in Southern Ontario, as well as the Algonquians in Northern Ontario. The first section describes the climate and landforms of Ontario thousands of years ago. It includes a comprehensive account of the archaeologists' contributions to our knowledge of the material culture of the First Nations before the arrival of the Europeans. The essay sint he second and third sections look respectively at the Native peoples of Southern Ontario and Northern Ontario, from 1550 to 1945. The final section looks at more recent developments. The volume includes numerous illustrations and maps, as well as an extensive bibliography.
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, c1994
ISBN: 9781550022094
1550022091
Branch Call Number: 971.3/ABO

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britishcolumbia Jul 08, 2012

This book is very interesting, detail-wise. My father is Aboriginal, so I thought this book would be good to pick-up and read. One of my favourite parts of the book were the laws. One statement suprised me. If you were an Aboriginal woman, and you had offspring with a "white" man, you lost your rights. Thank goodness that doesn't exsist anymore. I'd recommend this book for the students who are taking Aboriginal Studies next year. It gives you accurate facts.

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