Books – Public Policy
Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
“They don’t let us look after each other as we used to…”
This Benevolent Experiment
Indigenous Boarding Schools, Genocide, and Redress in Canada and the United States
Comparative analysis of residential schools in the United States and Canada.
Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market
How do we include one of Canada’s fastest growing populations in a job market they have essentially been denied access to?
Young, Well-Educated, and Adaptable
Chilean Exiles in Ontario and Quebec, 1973-2010
Chileans exiled following Pinochet’s coup make homes in Canada.
Piecing the Puzzle
The Genesis of AIDS Research in Africa
A history of the first and longest running HIV/AIDS research team in Africa.
Taking Back Our Spirits
Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing
From the earliest settler policies to deal with the “Indian problem,” to contemporary government-run programs ostensibly designed to help Indigenous people, public policy has played a major role in creating the historical trauma that so greatly impacts the lives of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. Taking Back Our Spirits traces the link between Canadian public policies, the injuries they have inflicted on Indigenous people, and Indigenous literature’s ability to heal individuals and communities.
The New Buffalo
The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education in Canada
Post-secondary education, often referred to as “the new buffalo,” is a contentious but critically important issue for First Nations and the future of Canadian society. In The New Buffalo, Blair Stonechild traces the history of Aboriginal post-secondary education policy from its earliest beginnings as a government tool for assimilation and cultural suppression to its development as means of Aboriginal self-determination and self-government.