Secwepemc People Land and Laws: Yeri7 re Stsq'ey's-kucw (Mcgill-queen's Native and Northern Series Band 90)
Überblick:Pressestimmen 'An impressive achievement that connects lessons preserved from a 10000-year history to ongoing land rights struggles this comprehensive work makes valuable contributions to cross-cultural understanding while providing an excellent model for other First'The Ignaces have created a sweeping and powerful book that provides us with an opportunity to understand Secwépemc people's relationship with the land.' Susan Rowley University of British Columbia'Our young people will passionately accept their responsibilities as stewards of both our territories and teachings sacred to our ancestors when they know our languages and traditions. The Ignaces have brilliantly woven the Secwépemc oral histories with research and written a work from which young people and all can learn.' Perry Bellegarde National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations'I couldn't put this book down! A masterpiece of multidisciplinary research on the Secwépemc Nation's history from the Ice Age to the present science and archival records serve to back up the volume's primary source of knowledge the oral narratives and'Representing 10000 years of Secwépemc presence in the Interior plateau region of British Columbia through Indigenous perspectives sources and approaches Secwépemc People Land and Laws will not only become known as the Secwépemc encyclopedia but al'... a major and unique contribution. [This] book offers a deep history of the Secwépemc across millennia through the lens of an Indigenized methodology that draws together both Secwépemc knowledge--in the forms of lived experience oral knowledge ontolog Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Marianne Ignace is professor of linguistics and First Nations studies at Simon Fraser University. Chief Ronald E. Ignace is a Secwépemc historian storyteller and politician and adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University.