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Arrows in a Quiver

Written in an accessible style and ideal for classroom use, Arrows in a Quiver provides an overview of Indigenous-settler relations, including how land is central to Indigenous identity and how the Canadian ...

Back to Blakeney

Allan Blakeney believed in government as a force for good. As premier of Saskatchewan, he promoted social justice through government intervention in the economy and the welfare state. He created legal ...

Where Once They Stood

Where Once They Stood challenges popular notions that those who voted against Confederation in 1869 and for union in 1948 were uninformed and gullible. Raymond Blake and Melvin Baker demonstrate that ...

Clearing the Plains

Revealing how Canada's first Prime Minister used a policy of starvation against Indigenous people to clear the way for settlement, the multiple award-winning Clearing the Plains sparked widespread debate ...

No Surrender

Between 1869 and 1877 the government of Canada negotiated Treaties One through Seven with the Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains. Many historians argue that the negotiations suffered from cultural ...

The Homesteaders

The Homesteaders covers the whole settler experience, beginning the year Canada was founded and the first sodbusters appeared in what is now Saskatchewan, right through the immigration boom years preceding ...

Starving Ukraine

From 1932 to 1933, a catastrophic famine, known as the Holodomor ("extermination by hunger"), raged through Ukraine, killing millions of people. Although the Soviet government denied it, news about the ...

The Ältester

Offering a unique window into the Old Colony Mennonite community in Saskatchewan, this biography of Herman D. W. Friesen reveals the life of a man who attempted to modernize his community, often in opposition ...

The Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

A history of Saskatchewan’s highest court as it reaches its centennial in 2018, The Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan places the court within the advancement of law in Canada, as well as within the specific ...

The Prairie Populist

George Hara Williams was the most successful of the early leaders of the CCF in Saskatchewan. But his role in the party was undermined by Tommy Douglas and M. J. Coldwell, and now he is almost forgotten. ...