Archive for November, 2014

Jean Michel Montsion, ‘Disrupting Canadian sovereignty? The ‘First Nations & China’ strategy revisited’, Geoforum 58 (2015). In response to foreign investors’ growing interest in Canadian natural resources, British Columbia (BC) First Nations created the First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC) in 2006 in order to foster direct, independent and collaborative relations between indigenous peoples […]

John Munro, ‘Interwoven Colonial Histories: Indigenous Agency and Academic Historiography in North America’, Canadian Review of American Studies (online 15 October 2014). Inspired by a recent call for greater integration between histories of capitalism and of Indigenous peoples in the United States, I argue that scholars across American studies should take stock of the ways in which […]

Paul Spoonley, ‘New diversity, old anxieties in New Zealand: the complex identity politics and engagement of a settler society’, Ethnic and Racial Studies (Published online: 19 Nov 2014). Superdiversity signals the common experience in many countries and cities of the enhanced levels of diversity that are associated with contemporary immigration, yet there are a range of […]

Gardner Seawright, ‘Settler Traditions of Place: Making Explicit the Epistemological Legacy of White Supremacy and Settler Colonialism for Place-Based Education’, Educational Studies: A Journal of the American Educational Studies Association 50, 6 (2014). With the rise of place-based models of education, credence needs to be given to epistemological traditions that curate individual understandings of and relations to […]

Michael Brull, ‘A Tale of Two Settler Colonies’, Overland 217 (2014). That Australia is a settler colony is uncontroversial. For progressives, Australia’s settler past leads to two understandings: first, they understand why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples resisted colonisation; second, even if they regard Australia as a wonderful place today, they understand that First Nation […]

‘Land, children and politics: Native Americans and Australian Aborigines 1900–1930’, Journal of Australian Studies 38, 4 (2014). In this publication to honour Professor Ann Curthoys this article considers the comparative aspects of Native American and Australian Aboriginal political activism in the time period 1900–1930. Central to the study is the importance of revealing the missing chapters […]

‘Tokenism or belated recognition? Welcome to Country and the emergence of Indigenous protocol in Australia, 1991–2014’, Journal of Australian Studies 38, 4 (2014). This article addresses the largely neglected history of the widespread acceptance of Indigenous protocol across Australia since 1991. Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country ceremonies are now established as permanent features in […]

Settler Colonial Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1 (2015)  is now available on Taylor & Francis Online.  articles Robert L. Nelson, ‘A German on the Prairies: Max Sering and settler colonialism in Canada’ Michael McCrossan, ‘Contaminating and collapsing Indigenous space: judicial narratives of Canadian territoriality’ Robert K. Hitchcock, Maria Sapignoli & Wayne A. Babchuk, ‘Settler colonialism, conflicts, […]

The tribe went before a panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals during a special hearing at the University of New Mexico law school in hopes of keeping alive its lawsuit against the federal government. The question is whether the tribe still holds aboriginal title to the land. Karl Johnson, an attorney representing […]

Affrica Taylor, ‘Settler Children, Kangaroos and the Cultural Politics of Australian National Belonging’, Global Studies of Childhood 4, 3 (2014).  This article reflects upon the ways in which white settler children and kangaroos were enlisted into the cultural politics of nation-building and belonging in the early days of Australian Federation. It revisits Ethel Pedley’s turn-of-the-century children’s […]