"Métis"

"Métis"

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

Book - 2014
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Ask any Canadian what "M#65533;tis" means, and they will likely say "mixed race." Canadians consider M#65533;tis mixed in ways that other Indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of M#65533;tis status on this race-based understanding. Andersen argues that Canada got it wrong. From its roots deep in the colonial past, the idea of M#65533;tis as mixed has slowly pervaded the Canadian consciousness until it settled in the realm of common sense. In the process, "M#65533;tis" has become a racial category rather than the identity of an Indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9780774827225
9780774827218
0774827211
Branch Call Number: 971.2 A544m
Characteristics: xiv, 267 pages ; 24 cm

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