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Author Posluns, Michael
Title Speaking with authority : the emergence of the vocabulary of First Nations' self-government / Michael W. Posluns
Imprint New York : Routledge, c2007
book jacket
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 Ethnology Library  E78.C2 P76 2007    AVAILABLE    30520020661469
Descript xvii, 337 p. ; 24 cm
Series Indigenous peoples and politics
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-323) and index
Introduction: gaining a purchase : an introduction to the public emergence of the vocabulary of First Nations' self-government -- The interplay of language, policy and ethics in the discourse of First Nations' relations -- Assimilation, enfranchisement and the white paper : an overview of First Nations' relations before 1970 -- Public conversations on First Nations' self-government -- The middle period : a minority parliament and a first patriation bill -- Notions of sovereignty : self-help, self-confidence, and individual and collective self-fulfillment
Subject Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Politics and government
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity
Self-determination, National -- Canada
Communication in politics -- Canada
Canada -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects
Canada -- Politics and government
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