Author Tags: First Nations
Initially encouraged by Dara Culhane, University of Alberta English professor Christopher Bracken traced and analysed the governmental and legalistic correspondence and reports that were required to ban the potlatch ceremonies in British Columbia “constructing fictions about First Nations and then deploying those fictions against them” in The Potlach Papers: A Colonial Case History (University of Chicago Press, 1997).
Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
The Potlatch Papers: A Colonial Case History
Bracken, Christopher. The Potlatch Papers: A Colonial Case History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997).
[BCBW 2010] "First Nations" "Anthropology"