Book Review – Dying from Improvement – Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody by Sherene Razack

Book Review – Dying from Improvement – Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody by Sherene Razack The following book review is brought to you by Northwest Territories Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. As part of its Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the … Continue reading Book Review – Dying from Improvement – Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody by Sherene Razack

Book Review – Practising Community-Based Participatory Research

As part of its Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review for the month of May. Shauna Mackinnon. Practising Community-Based Participatory Research.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. 2018 This book is a collection of narratives describing examples of academic and community partnerships to address social issues within … Continue reading Book Review – Practising Community-Based Participatory Research

Book Review – Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests

As part of its Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review of Peter. H. Russell's Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (2017).   Peter Russell is a professor of constitutional law and politics at the University of Toronto, whose life’s work … Continue reading Book Review – Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests

Book Review -Encounters: An Anthropological History of Southeastern Labrador

The following book review is brought to you by Northwest Territories Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. As part of its Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review of  John C. Kennedy's Encounters: An Anthropological History of Southeastern Labrador(McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015) Too often it appears … Continue reading Book Review -Encounters: An Anthropological History of Southeastern Labrador

Book Review – The Forgotten People

The following book review is brought to you by Northwest Territories Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.  As part of its monthly Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review for the month of June: Damien Freeman and Shireen Morris’s The Forgotten People Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (2016). … Continue reading Book Review – The Forgotten People

Book Review – On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada

As part of its monthly Book Review Forum, the IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review for the month of May: Michael Asch’s On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada Toronto: UTP, (2014). Michael Asch’s book, On Being Here to Stay, is an interesting take on Aboriginal … Continue reading Book Review – On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada

Book Review: Together We Survive

The IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review for the month of October:  John S. Long and Jennifer S.H. Brown’s Together We Survive: Ethnographic Intuitions, Friendships, and Conversations, Montreal & Kingston (2016) This lovely book, a festschrift honouring anthropologist Richard J. Preston, presents a multitude of voices—Indigenous, Settler, friend, and family—engaged … Continue reading Book Review: Together We Survive

Book Review: On Being Here to Stay

Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), 232 pp. How can Canada justify its assertion of sovereignty and jurisdiction over the country’s territory and the Indigenous peoples whose ancestors first occupied and used that territory? Is power, money, and majority rule enough? Do … Continue reading Book Review: On Being Here to Stay