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Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada
Historical and Legal Aspects
Kerry Abel
University of Manitoba Press, 1991

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Aboriginal TM
The Cultural and Economic Politics of Recognition
Jennifer Adese
University of Manitoba Press, 2022

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Alien Heart
The Life and Work of Margaret Laurence
Lyall Powers
University of Manitoba Press, 2005
Today, almost two decades after her death, Margaret Laurence remains one of Canada's best-known and most beloved writers. Twice winner of the Governor General's Award for fiction, she was, as the late William French wrote, "more profoundly admired than any other Canadian novelist of her generation."

Lyall Powers is both a respected scholar of literature and a lifelong friend of Laurence's, having met her when they were students together at Winnipeg's United College in the 1940s. Alien Heart is the first full-length biography of Margaret that combines personal knowledge and insights about Laurence with a study of her work, which often paralleled the events and concerns in her own life.

Drawing on letters, personal correspondence, journals, and interviews, Lyall Powers discusses the struggles and triumphs Laurence experienced in her efforts to understand herself in the roles of writer, wife, mother, and public figure. He portrays a deeply compassionate and courageous woman, who yet felt troubled by conflicting demands. While Laurence's work is not directly autobiographical, Powers illustrates how her writing expressed many of the same dilemmas, and how the resolution her characters achieved in the novels and stories had an impact on Laurence's own life.

Powers provides an in-depth analysis of all Laurence's work, including the early African essays, fiction, and translations, and her books for children, as well as the beloved Manawaka fiction. The study clearly shows the progression and expression of Laurence as a writer of great humanity and conscience.

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Apostate Englishman
Grey Owl the Writer and the Myths
Albert Braz
University of Manitoba Press, 2015

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Arapaho Historical Traditions
Alonzo Moss, Sr.
University of Manitoba Press, 2005
Told by Paul Moss (1911-1995), a highly respected storyteller and ceremonial leader, these twelve texts introduce us to an immensely rich literature. As works of an oral tradition, they had until now remained beyond the reach of those who do not speak the Arapaho language. Here, for the first time, these outstanding examples of indigenous North American literature are printed in their original language (in the standard orthography used on the Wind River Reservation) but made accessible to a wider audience through English translation and comprehensive introductions, notes, commentaries and an Arapaho-English glossary.The Arapaho traditions chosen for this anthology tell of hunting, scouting, fighting, horse-stealing, capture and escape, friendly encounters between tribes, diplomacy and war, conflict with the U.S. and battles with its troops. They also include accounts of vision quests and religious rites, the fate of an Arapaho woman captured by Utes, and Arapaho uses of the "Medicine Wheel"in the Bighorn Mountains.

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Archeological investigations in the Grand Rapids, Manitoba, Reservoir 1961-1962
William J. Mayer-Oakes
University of Manitoba Press, 1970

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The Arctic Small Tool Tradition in Manitoba
Ronald J. Nash
University of Manitoba Press, 1969

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Around the Kitchen Table
Métis Aunties' Scholarship
Laura Forsythe
University of Manitoba Press, 2024

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The Art of Ectoplasm
Encounters with Winnipeg's Ghost Photographs
Serena Keshavjee
University of Manitoba Press, 2023

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The Arts of Indigenous Health and Well-Being
Nancy Van Styvendale
University of Manitoba Press, 2021

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As Long as the Rivers Run
Hydroelectric Development and Native Communities
James B. Waldram
University of Manitoba Press, 1993
In past treaties, the Aboriginal people of Canada surrendered title to their lands in return for guarantees that their traditional ways of life would be protected. Since the 1950s, governments have reneged on these commitments in order to acquire more land and water for hydroelectric development. James B. Waldram examines this controversial topic through an analysis of the politics of hydroelectric dam construction in the Canadian Northwest, focusing on three Aboriginal communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He argues that little has changed in our treatment of Aboriginal people in the past hundred years, when their resources are still appropriated by the government “for the common good.” Using archival materials, personal interviews and largely inaccessible documents and letters, Waldram highlights the clear parallel between the treatment of Aboriginal people in the negotiations and agreements that accompany hydro development with the treaty and scrip processes of the past century.

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Attorney for the Frontier
Enos Stutsmon
Dale Gibson
University of Manitoba Press, 1983

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Authorized Heritage
Place, Memory, and Historic Sites in Prairie Canada
Robert Coutts
University of Manitoba Press, 2021

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