Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships
Published by: UBC Press
232 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm, 11 figures, 7 b&w photos, 1 map
- ISBN: 9780774865104
- Published: November 2022
What is the relationship between economic progress in the land now called Canada and the exploitation of Indigenous peoples? And what gifts embedded within Indigenous world views speak to miyo‐pimâtisiwin, the good life, and specifically to good economic relations? Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships draws on the knowledge systems of the nehiyawak ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐊᐧᐠ (Plains Cree people) to explain settler colonialism through the lens of economic exploitation. This groundbreaking study employs previously overlooked Indigenous economic theories and relationships as tools that enable us to reimagine how we can aspire to the good life with all our relations.