OverviewThis fully updated third edition of a vital text on the history of indigenous peoples comes from the thorough research of a First Nations descendent. By turns revealing and deeply unsettling, the book details the brutal treatment and complete displacement of the Mi’kmaq civilization at the hands of European settlers. The author’s ongoing research casts doubt on the recorded tales of Canadian colonization and reveals that the mistreatment of First Nations peoples is not confined to the past.
Author BiographyDaniel N. Paul is a human rights activist and 2006 inductee into the Order of Canada. Formerly, he worked for the Canadian Department of Indian Affairs as the district superintendent of lands, revenues, trusts, and statutory requirements. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.