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No surrender : the land remains indigenous / Sheldon Krasowski ; foreword by Winona Wheeler.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada : University of Regina Press, [2019]Description: 1 online resource (xx, 372 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
  • 9780889775978 (ebook)
  • 9780889775961
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: No surrender.:DDC classification:
  • 971.2004/97 23
LOC classification:
  • E92 .K73 2019
Online Resources: EBSCO eBook | Traditional Knowledge Collection
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Between 1869 and 1877 the government of Canada negotiated Treaties One through Seven with the Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains. Many historians argue that the negotiations suffered from cultural misunderstandings between the treaty commissioners and Indigenous chiefs, but newly uncovered eyewitness accounts show that the Canadian government had a strategic plan to deceive over the "surrender clause" and land sharing. According to Sheldon Krasowski's research, Canada understood that the Cree, Anishnabeg, Saulteaux, Assiniboine, Siksika, Piikani, Kainaa, Stoney and Tsuu T'ina nations wanted to share the land with newcomers--with conditions--but were misled over governance, reserved lands, and resource sharing. Exposing the government chicanery at the heart of the negotiations, No Surrender demonstrates that the land remains Indigenous."-- Provided by publisher.

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