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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 ...

Immigration & Settlement, 1870-1939

Immigration and Settlement, 1870-1939 includes twenty articles organized under the following topics: the "Opening of the Prairie West," First Nations and the Policy of Containment, Patterns of Settlement, ...