"Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government" Book Review by Top Papers

"Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government"
A review of the book "Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government", by Menno Boldt.
# 144168 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Canadian Studies (First Nations) , Literature (General)


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The paper relates that in his book, "Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government", Menno Boldt discusses the future of the authentic 'Indian' within the cultural mosaic that has become the Canadian identity. The paper discusses how the underlying theme inherent within this text is the pursuit of justice as a means to promote the construction of a distinctive cultural identity for Aboriginal Canadians within a post-modern context that has demanded assimilation rather than the truly utopian conception of integration and tolerance as Pierre Trudeau once prophesized.

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"In his book, "Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government", Menno Boldt discusses the future of the authentic `Indian' within the cultural mosaic that has become the Canadian identity. The underlying theme inherent within this text is the pursuit of justice as a means to promote the construction of a distinctive cultural identity for Aboriginal..."

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"Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government" (2009, December 01) Retrieved September 22, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/surviving-as-indians-the-challenge-of-self-government-144168/

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""Surviving as Indians: The Challenge of Self Government"" 01 December 2009. Web. 22 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/surviving-as-indians-the-challenge-of-self-government-144168/>

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