Voicing Identity: Cultural Appropriation and Indigenous Issues (Paperback)

Voicing Identity: Cultural Appropriation and Indigenous Issues By John Borrows (Editor), Kent McNeil (Editor) Cover Image
By John Borrows (Editor), Kent McNeil (Editor)
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Written by leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, Voicing Identity examines the issue of cultural appropriation in the contexts of researching, writing, and teaching about Indigenous peoples. This book grapples with the questions of who is qualified to engage in these activities and how this can be done appropriately and respectfully.

The authors address these questions from their individual perspectives and experiences, often revealing their personal struggles and their ongoing attempts to resolve them. There is diversity in perspectives and approaches, but also a common goal: to conduct research and teach in respectful ways that enhance understanding of Indigenous histories, cultures, and rights, and promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Bringing together contributors with diverse backgrounds and unique experiences, Voicing Identity will be of interest to students and scholars studying Indigenous issues as well as anyone seeking to engage in the work of making Canada a model for just relations between the original peoples and newcomers.

About the Author

John Borrows is a professor of law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School. Kent McNeil is an emeritus distinguished research professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781487544683
ISBN-10: 1487544685
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 336
Language: English