Battle Grounds

Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

Book - 2007
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Base closures, use of airspace for weapons testing and low-levelflying, environmental awareness, and Aboriginal land claims havefocused attention in recent years on the use of Native lands formilitary training. But is the military's interest in Aboriginallands new? Battle Grounds analyzes a century ofgovernment-Aboriginal interaction and negotiation to explore how theCanadian military came to use Aboriginal lands fortraining. It examines what the process reveals about thelarger and evolving relationship between governmentsand Aboriginal communities and how increasing Aboriginalassertiveness and activism have affected the issue.
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : University of British Columbia Press, c2007.
ISBN: 9780774813150
9780774813167
Branch Call Number: 333. 2 LAC
Characteristics: xviii, 350 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.

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