Anthropology, Public Policy, and Native Peoples in Canada 9780773563711

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Anthropology, Public Policy, and Native Peoples in Canada
 9780773563711

Table of contents :
Contents
Abbreviations
1 Anthropology, Public Policy, and Native Peoples: An Introduction to the Issues
PART ONE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON NATIVE POLICY ISSUES
2 The Emergence of "Eskimo Status": An Examination of the Eskimo Disk List System and Its Social Consequences, 1925–1970
3 The Hawthorn Report: Its Use in the Making of Canadian Indian Policy
4 Northern Development, Impact Assessment, and Social Change
PART TWO: THE POLITICS OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH
5 The Politics of Ethnography in the Canadian North
6 The Summer Meddler: The Image of the Anthropologist as Tool for Indigenous Formulations of Culture
7 Some Native Perspectives on Anthropology and Public Policy
8 "Telling it like it is": Some Dilemmas of Fourth World Ethnography and Advocacy
PART THREE: ANTHROPOLOGICAL INVOLVEMENT IN NATIVE POLICY ISSUES
9 Political Considerations in Health-Related Participatory Research in Northern Canada
10 Anthropology and Aboriginal Claims Research
11 Anthropology and Canadian Native Political Organizations: Past and Future Trends
12 Some Limits to Advocacy Anthropology in the Native Canadian Context
13 Customs, Tradition, and the Politics of Culture: Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada
14 Completing a Circle: The Spirit Sings
Contributors

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