First Nations, Identity, and Reserve Life: The Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia

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Issues of identity figure prominently in Native North American communities, mediating their histories, traditions, culture, and status. This is certainly true of the Mi'kmaw people of Nova Scotia, whose lives on reserves create highly complex economic, social, political, and spiritual realities. This ethnography investigates identity construction and negotiations among the Mi'kmaq, as well as the role of identity dynamics in Mi'kmaw social relationships on and off the reserve. Featuring direct testimonies from over sixty ...

First Nations, Identity, and Reserve Life: The Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia 2011, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803237711

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