Hidden In Plain Sight: Contributions ... & Culture, Vol II

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The acclaimed and accessibleHidden in Plain Sightseries showcases the extraordinary contributions made by Aboriginal peoples to Canadian identity and culture. This collection features new accounts of Aboriginal peoples working hard to improve their lives and those of other Canadians, and serves as a powerful contrast to narratives that emphasize themes of victimhood, displacement, and cultural disruption.In this second volume of the series, leading scholars and other experts pay tribute to the enduring influence of Aboriginal peoples on Canadian economic and community development, environmental initiatives, education, politics, and arts and culture. Interspersed are profiles of many significant Aboriginal figures, including singer-songwriter and educator Buffy Sainte-Marie, politician Elijah Harper, entrepreneur Dave Tuccaro, and musician Robbie Robertson.Hidden in Plain Sightcontinues to enrich and broaden our understandings of Aboriginal and Canadian history, while providing inspiration for a new generation of leaders and luminaries.

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Hidden in Plain Sightcontinues to enrich and broaden our understandings of Aboriginal and Canadian history, while providing inspiration for a new generation of leaders and luminaries.

Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsContributorsIntroduction
CORA J. VOYAGEUR, DAVID R. NEWHOUSE, AND DAN BEAVONPart 1: Economic and CommunityDevelopmentAboriginal People and the Fur Trade
R. WESLEY HEBERProfile of John Charles Bernard
JOCELYN ORBREITER‘In the Midst of Plenty and Comfort': The Contribution of the Native Labour of the Lake Winnipeg Regionduring an Era of Economic Growth, ca. 1870-1915
FRANK J. TOUGHProfile of David Gabriel Tuccaro
JOCELYN ORBEITERProfile of James Edward (Ed) Williams
HOLLYBAUERWalking Tall: Mohawk Ironworkers
Edwinna von BaeyerProfile of Dorothy Grant
BRANDI DURDALabour relations in the Rupert's Land Fur Trade and the Formation of Metis Identity
LEANNA PARKERPart 2:EnvironmentProfile of Cindy Kenny-Gilday
KRISTA WHITEHEADMining on Aboriginal Lands
GÉRARD DUHAIME, NICK BERNARD, AND ANDRÉE CARONProfile of MatthewCoon Come
KRISTA WHITEHEADNative Environmental Justice: Duty to Consult and WalpoleIsland
ROBERT VANWYNSBERGHE, SEAN EDWARDS, DEAN JACOBS, AND FERUZA ABDJALIEVAProfileof Nellie J. Cournoyea
ALETA AMBROSEPart 3: EducationProfile of Olive Patricia Dickason
YVONNE PRATTElders' Teachings about Indigenous Storywork for Education
JO-ANN ARCHIBALDProfile of Verna Jane Kirkness
NICOLE ROSENarrating Cultural Contact in Northern British Columbia: The Contributions of Gitksan and Tsimshian Oral Traditions to Canadian Historiography
ANDREW NURSEProfile of Marlene Brant Castellano
BRIAN CALLIOUThe Master of Life and the Person of Evolution: Indigenous Influence on Canadian Philosophy
J. DOUGLAS RABBProfile of Beverly (Buffy) Sainte-Marie
MICHAEL MUZECHACanada – Its Cradle, Its Name, Its Spirit: The Stadaconan Contribution to Canadian Culture and Identity
GEORGES E. SIOUIProfile of Malcolm King
PAUL MILLARTransformations:A Stó:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas
DAVID A.SMITHProfile of Marie Ann Battiste
BRIAN CALLIOUPart 4: Politics and Northern PowerProfile of Thelma Chalifoux
MYLES WIESELMANProfile of Elijah Harper
BYRON BROWNEWhite Paper / Red Paper: Aboriginal Contributions to Canadian Politics and Government
LAURIE MEIJER DREESProfile of Paul Okalik
MONIQUE DESLAURIERSProfile of Susan Aglukark
TABAN BEHINCanada's Eyes and Earsin Northern Communities: Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Rangers
P. WHITNEY LACKENBAUERProfile of Rosemarie Esther Kuptana
JULIA ARNDTPart 5:Arts and CultureProfile of Jamie (Robbie) Robertson
JENNIFERGRAINGERYesterday's Dream and Today's Reality: Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg – Adapting to Urban Life in Canada
WILLIAM (BILL) SHEADProfile of Tantoo Cardinal
VALERIE KYNASTONAn Emerging Narrative: Aboriginal Contributions to Canadian Architecture
WANDA DALLA COSTAProfile of Alexandre (Alex) Simeon Janvier
PHYLLIS CHAUHeartbeats: Native Music in Aboriginal and Canadian Life
BRIAN WRIGHT-MCLEODProfile of Gilbert (Gil) Cardinal
JEFF MOULTONProfile of Maria Campbell
SHERRY BURGARProfile of Alanis Obomsawin
JOCELYN ORBEITERPart 6: ConclusionOur Aboriginal Vision for Canada
CORA J. VOYAGEUR, DAVID R. NEWHOUSE, AND DAN BEAVONProfile of Georges Henry Erasmus
ONDINE PARKAppendix: Recognition of Aboriginal Achievements
ABBY GABORAAND ANDREW CALLIOU