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Clearing the Plains

In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played in the deaths and subjugation ...

Settling Saskatchewan

Who are these trailblazers, these mavericks and innovators?

They are survivors, who are rich in customs and traditions. They are prosperous, and they are diverse--leading the world on many fronts.

Who are ...

Out Spoken

How is identity formed? If you were born in Canada, that makes you Canadian; if you were raised Jewish, that makes you a Jew, right? But what about a teenage boy from small town Saskatchewan who has a ...

Defying Palliser

After travelling through the Canadian prairies in the 1850s, British adventurer John Palliser deemed a large portion of the region to be a near desert and unfit for agriculture. That reportedly disadvantaged ...

Awakening the Spirit

 This is the third book in an exciting series of child welfare books that features voices from the prairies. Child welfare is ultimately about the well-being of vulnerable children and families, and ...

Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone 11,000 to 300 BP

Edited by B.A. Nicholson
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Archaeology Series CPS

The Canadian Prairie Ecozone (CPE) is spatially defined by the foothills of Alberta on the west and the boreal forest/parkland interface on the north and the east. As members of the multidisciplinary ...

Redistributing Health

When Canadians think about health, they almost always start with health care--access to a doctor, to a hospital or to advanced technologies like MRI machines. When asked about what makes them healthy, ...

Torn from Our Midst

The anger, grief, courage, compassion, and hope we hear in these voices inspire and compel us--to remember those who are missing and to work for healing and justice.

-Since 1980, more than 520 Aboriginal ...

"I Thought Pocahontas Was a Movie"

A significant contribution to the understanding of systemic racism in Canadian institutions, this collection of essays arising out of the unique Prairie context interrogates how professionals practicing ...

Passion for Action in Child and Family Services

Passion for Action in Child and Family Services: Voices from the Prairies offers a fresh perspective on contemporary issues in child and family services in Canada. These authors passionately share their ...