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Elder brother and the law of the people : contemporary kinship and Cowessess First Nation / Robert Alexander Innes.

Author/Creator:
Innes, Robert Alexander, author.
Publication:
Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
Series:
Critical studies in native history.
Critical Studies in Native History
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Subjects:
Indigenous peoples -- Kinship -- Saskatchewan.
Cowessess First Nation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Illustrations. Map 1, Western Canada, Cowessess First Nation is located in southeastern Saskatchewan ; Map 2, Cowessess and its neighbouring First Nations, Sakimay, Kakewistahaw, and Ochapowace ; Table 1, Population of Cowessess First Nation, July 2013
Introduction
Chapter 1, Elder Brother as Cultural Hero : The Law of the People and Contemporary Customary Kinship. Tricksters ; Âtayôhkêwina and Âcimowina ; Elder Brother as Cultural Hero ; Elder Brother Stories as Law of the People
Chapter 2, A Historical View of the Iron Alliance. Emergence of the Iron Alliance ; Origins of the Assiniboine ; Origins of the Saulteaux ; Archaeology and the Emergence of Plains First Nations People ; Origins of the Métis ; Aboriginal People of the Saskatchewan Plains, 1800-1870 ; Saskatchewan's Aboriginal People up to 1885
Chapter 3, Multicultural Bands on the Northern Plains and the Notion of "Tribal" Histories
Chapter 4, The Multicultural Composition of Cowessess First Nation. The Cowessess Band and Louis O'Soup, 1870-1913 ; Cowessess Band in the Twentieth Century
Chapter 5, Cowessess Band Members and the Importance of Family Ties. Impact of Dysfunction and the Reserve Economy on Kinship Practices ; Change and Continuity of Kinship Patterns ; Maintenance of Family Connections
Chapter 6, First Nations Response to Membership Codes of the Indian Act - Bill C-31 and Cowessess First Nation. Entrenchment of Legal Criteria for "Indian"; Challenges to the Indian Act's Membership Code ; Reactions to Bill C-31 ; Cowessess Members' Views of Bill C-31
Chapter 7, Implementing Treaty Obligations in Saskatchewan - Cowessess First Nation and Treaty Land Entitlement. The Emergence of Treaty Land Entitlement ; The Treaty Land Entitlement Framework Agreement ; Cowessess First Nation and Treaty Land Entitlement ; Cowessess Members' View of the Impact of TLE
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-88755-437-7
OCLC:
982012464