Skin for Skin: Death and Life for Inuit and Innu

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Since the 1960s, the Native peoples of northeastern Canada, both Inuit and Innu, have experienced epidemics of substance abuse, domestic violence, and youth suicide. Seeking to understand these transformations in the capacities of Native communities to resist cultural, economic, and political domination, Gerald M. Sider offers an ethnographic analysis of aboriginal Canadians' changing experiences of historical violence. He relates acts of communal self-destruction to colonial and postcolonial policies and practices, as well ...

Skin for Skin: Death and Life for Inuit and Innu 2014, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822355366

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