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List Price: $15.00 USD
5.25" x 8" (13.335 x 20.32 cm)
Black & White on White paper
BISAC: Political Science / Essays
Speeches from the Crowd
By Kerry Coast
Part autobiography and part memoir, this is the story of an Indigenous freedom fighter in British Columbia. Bill took an active part in pivotal events since 1960: the formation of the BC Association of Non-Status Indians, then the United Native Nations and Congress of Aboriginal People; the 1985 McIvor decision on Indian Status; the start of the BC Treaty Commission; the Oka crisis of 1990 and the Gustafsen Lake crisis of 1995; the Aboriginal Healing Foundation; BC Native Housing Society; international human rights forums, and much more.
A Transcript of Resistance
Líl’wat individuals, in Edmonds v. Canada, are presently in international court, the International Court of Human Rights, an arm of the Organization of American States.
How did they get there?
This book answers that question by presenting the most pivotal original documents in their struggle to survive as a people. The collection will reveal the road to self-determination, autonomy and independence. Including: the petition against British Columbia's arbitrary imposition of tiny Indian reserves in 1874, to the Declaration of the Lillooet Tribe in 1911, through a century of roadblocks and cultural resistance to Indian Residential Schools, criminalization of songs and ceremony and much more, to the Notices of Motion and in BC Supreme Court of the 1990s and interventions at United Nations forums throughout the last twenty years.
This book chronicles a struggle for autonomy which will win.
They Made Me An Outlaw!
That's When I Became A Freedom Fighter.
By Bill Lightbown, Kutenai
This collection of essays is a set of challenges. We all know that we are living on the shifting edge of an unsustainable world: an urban "First World" that is completely subsidized by forces, people and places largely unknown and elsewhere. This read offers essential facts and questions on food security, big media, poverty, social fabrics we could quilt with... and tools to replace the "keep calm and go shopping" Modus Operandi.
Kerry Coast is a journalist, dramatist, former editor of The St'at'imc Runner and The BC Treaty Negotiating Times newspapers, and author of The Colonial Present.
List Price: $13.46 USD
6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on Cream paper
BISAC: Biography & Autobiography / Native Americans
Coming Summer 2018