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National identity and the conflict at Oka : Native belonging and myths of postcolonial nationhood in Canada / Amelia Kalant.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

E 99 .M8 K35 2004

Authors

Publishers

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-307) and index.

Description

vii, 311 p. ; 24 cm.

Summary

Through readings of literature, canonical history texts, studies of museum displays and media analysis, this work explores the historical formation of myths of Canadian national identity and then how these myths were challenged (and affirmed) during the 1990 standoff at Oka.

Subject

Contents

Golf course wars -- Construction of Canadian myths of identity -- Displacing the Native in Canadian histories -- Cultural displays : inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization, outside the Canadian embassy -- At the barricades -- Interventions -- Disappearances.

Series

Indigenous peoples and politics

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