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This book challenges the contemporary wisdom on Aboriginal governance. It argues that indigenous peoples must return to their political traditions and use these traditions to educate a new generation of leaders committed to values and the preservation of indigenous nationhood.
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Dr. Taiaiake Alfred is Kanien'kehaka, born and raised in the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. He was schooled by Jesuits, and has been a machine-gunner in the U.S. Marine Corps. Dr. Alfred earned a doctorate from Cornell University, and is known widely for his scholarly work on Native nationalism, Iroquois history, and indigenous traditions of government. He is an advisor on governance and land issues for the Mohawks of Kahnawake. Dr. Alfred is the author of Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism (Oxford, 1995). He resides in Songhees Nation Territory, where he is Director of the Indigenous Governance Program at the University of Victoria.
"Alfred writes in an eloquent, straightforward style....This is must reading for those who ask what natives want and for those who aspire to lead us."--Globe and Mail
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110195412168
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195412168
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195412168
Book Description Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0195412168 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0977725
Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford and Ontario, 1999. SOFTCOVER. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition, later impression. Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stif card covers. 174pp, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed 'S kerou (peace)' and signed by Taiaiake Alfred on the fly-leaf (no other inscriptions) . . . . . [ CONDITION : An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy ] . . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS. Seller Inventory # TO5N1188