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Title The power of promises : rethinking Indian treaties in the Pacific Northwest / edited by Alexandra Harmon.
Imprint Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, 2008.

Series The Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography
Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography.
Subject Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Treaties.
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Foreign relations -- Northwest, Pacific.
Alt Name Harmon, Alexandra, 1945-
Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 358 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note Includes indexes.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Pacific Northwest Indian treaties in national and international historical perspective / Alexandra Harmon -- pt. 1. Colonial conceits. -- 1. Negotiated sovereignty : Indian treaties and the acquisition of American and Canadian territorial rights in the Pacific Northwest / Kent McNeil -- 2. Unmaking Native space : a geneology of Indian policy, settler practice, and the microtechniques of dispossession / Paige Raibmon -- pt. 2. Cross-border influences. -- 3. "Trespassers on the soil" : United States v. Tom and a new perspective on the short history of treaty making in nineteenth-century British Columbia / Hamar Foster and Alan Grove -- 4. Boldt decision in Canada : aboriginal treaty rights to fish on the Pacific / Douglas C. Harris -- pt. 3. Indigenous interpretations and responses. -- 5. Performing treaties : the culture and politics of treaty remembrance and celebration / Chris Friday -- 6. Reserved for whom? : defending and defining treaty rights on the Columbia River, 1880-1920 / Andrew H. Fisher -- 7. Ethnogenesis and ethnonationalism from competing treaty claims / Russel Lawrence Barsh -- 8. Sevens treaties, Indian Claims Commission Docket 264, and the Ancient One known as Kennewick Man / Bruce Rigsby -- . pt. 4. Power relations in contemporary forums. -- "History wars" and treaty rights in Canada : a Canadian case study / Arthur J. Ray -- 10. History, democracy, and treaty negotiations in British Columbia / Ravi de Costa -- 11. Treaty substitutes in the modern era / Robert T. Anderson.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780295800462 (electronic bk.)
0295800461 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 774404039
Additional Format Print version: Power of promises. Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, 2008 9780295988382 (DLC) 2008029868 (OCoLC)225872652

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