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National Identity and the Conflict at Oka
Native Belonging and Myths of Postcolonial Nationhood in Canada





ISBN 9781138994362
Published May 13, 2016 by Routledge
320 Pages

 
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Through readings of literature, canonical history texts, studies of museum displays and media analysis, this work explores the historical formation of myths of Canadian national identity and then how these myths were challenged (and affirmed during the 1990 standoff at Oka. It draws upon history, literary criticism, anthropology, studies in nationalism and ethnicity and post-colonial theory.