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Title Spirits of the Rockies : reasserting an indigenous presence in Banff National Park / Courtney Wade Mason.
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Assiniboine Indians -- Alberta -- Banff National Park -- History.
Assiniboine Indians -- Colonization -- Alberta -- Banff National Park.
Assiniboine Indians -- Alberta -- Banff National Park -- Social conditions.
Assiniboine Indians -- Alberta -- Banff National Park -- Economic conditions.
Banff National Park (Alta.) -- Economic conditions.
Banff National Park (Alta.) -- Social conditions.
Banff National Park (Alta.) -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Banff National Park (Alta.) -- History.
Alberta -- Banff National Park.
Genre Electronic books.
History.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Theorizing Power Relations in Colonial Histories -- 2. Colonial Encounters: Treaty 7, Missionaries, and the Constraints of the Reserve System -- 3. The Repression of Indigenous Subsistence Practices in Rocky Mountains Park -- 4. Sporting and Tourism Festivals: Representations of Indigenous Peoples -- 5. Rethinking the Banff Indian Days as Critical Spaces of Cultural Exchange -- 6. Looking Back and Pushing Ahead.
Summary Courtney W. Mason examines how the Nakoda peoples strategically used the Banff Indian Days festivals to gain access to their sacred lands and respond to colonial policies designed to repress their cultures.
Other Title Print version: Mason, Courtney Wade, 1979- Spirits of the Rockies 9781442649309