Book details

Publication date: December 2021
Features: Full colour, over 150 photographs
Series: Bruce Peel Special Collections
Keywords: Indigenous Peoples; Western Canada; Documentary Photography; Library Exhibitions; Critical Scholarship; First Nations; Commercial Photographs; Cree Nation; Blackfoot; Elders; Identifying People; Cultural Heritage; Prairie Provinces; Ancestors; Symbols; Stories; Colonialism; Historic Images
Subject(s): PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Historical, Indigenous Peoples of Western Canada / Documentary Photography / Library Exhibitions, Indigenous Peoples; Western Canada; Documentary Photography; Library Exhibitions; Critical Scholarship; First Nations; Commercial Photographs; Cree Nation; Blackfoot; Elders; Identifying People; Cultural Heritage; Prairie Provinces; Ancestors; Symbols; Stories; Colonialism; Historic Images, HISTORY / Canada / General, HISTORY / Native American, Exhibition Catalogues, Indigenous Authors, Indigenous Studies, Regional History, Canadian History, Photography, Photographs: collections, Indigenous peoples, Western Canada (BC, AB, SK, MB)
Publisher(s): Bruce Peel Special Collections

Sarah Carter. Sarah Carter, FRSC, is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair in the Department of History and Classics and in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. Originally from Saskatoon, she studied Canadian history at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Manitoba. In 2020, she was awarded the Killam Prize in the Humanities.

Inez Lightning. Osaw Piyesis Iskwew niya Anishinaabekwe. Wapamaskwa nicewakan. Paskwamostoosis awasis ekta ohcit. Maskwacis winowak nicaysinowak. Inez Lightning, Yellow Bird Woman, is Anishinaabe. White Bear is her husband. She is from the Buffalo Child family and of the Bearhills people.

"Who is the intended audience for Ancestors? Anyone with an interest in history and human rights, and photography." Felix Berry, Prairie History, Summer 2022


Margaret McWilliams Competition - Margaret McWilliams Award, Popular History Book, Canada
Winner
2022
UCDA Design Awards / Category 8: Exhibition Catalogue
Commended
2022
ISBNs: 9781551954547 978-1-55195-454-7 Title: ancestors