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Indigenous Comodification 


  • Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada, ed. Martin J. Cannon & Lina Sunseri, 2011, (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada, Paulette Regan, 2011, (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press).
  • Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, 2012, (London: Zed Books).
  • Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom, Taiaiake Alfred, 2005, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press).
  • When the Other is Me: Native Resistance Discourse, 1850-1990, Emma LaRocque, 2010, (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press).
  • Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision, ed. Marie Battiste, 2000, (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press).
  • The Politics of Indigeneity: Dialogues and Reflections on Indigenous Activism, Sita Venkateswar, 2011, (London: Zed Books).
  • Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and Literature, ed. Qwo-Li Driskill, 2011, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press).
  • Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies, ed. Linda Tuhiwai Smith et al., 2008, (London: SAGE Publications).

The influence of colonialism on indigenous communities

  • Athia, Dr Renato et al (2007). Progress Can Kill: How Imposed Development Destroys the Health of Tribal Peoples. London: Survival International
  • Bourne, R. (2003). Invisible Lives. Undercounted, Underrepresented and Underneath: The Socio-Economic Plight of Indigenous Peoples in the Commonwealth. Commonwealth Studies Unit: London.
  • Kirmayer, LJ. and Valaskakis, G. (Eds.).The Mental Health of Canadian Aboriginal peoples: Transformations, Identity, and Community.University of British Columbia Press: Vancouver.
  • Cook, D.N. (1998). Born to Die: Disease and New World Conquest, 1492-1650. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
  • Dion Stout, M. and Kipling, G. (2003). Aboriginal people, Resilience and the Residential School Legacy. The Aboriginal Healing Foundation: Ottawa.
  • Fell, N. (2005). Argentine Tribe Losing Battle Against ‘Silent Genocide’. Sunday Herald: Edinburgh.
  • Hemming, J. (2003). Die if You Must: Brazilian Indians in the Twentieth Century. Macmillan: London.
  • IWGIA. (1989). Paraguay. Ethnocide: Mission Accomplished? IWGIA: Copenhagen.
  • Jasen, P. (1997). Race, Culture, and the Colonization of Childbirth in Northern Canada. Social History of Medicine 10(3), 383-400.
  • Joe, J.R., Young, R. (1994). Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization: The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples. Mouton de Gruyter: Berlin.
  • Kirmayer, L., Brass, G. and Tait, C. (2000). The Mental Health of Aboriginal Peoples: Transformations of Identity and Community. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 45, 607-616
  • Levang, P., Dounias, E., Sitorus, S. (2005). Out of the Forest, Out of Poverty? Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 15, 211-235.
  • Rabben, L. (1998). Unnatural Selection: The Yanomami, the Kayapo and the Onslaughtof Civilisation. Pluto Press: London.
  • Salazar, M. (2006). Indigenous People, Ignored Even by the Statistics. IPS News. 10 October 2006.
  • Shephard, R.J. and Rode, A. (1996). The Health Consequences of ‘Modernization’: Evidence from Circumpolar Peoples. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

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