" Handicapped by distance and transportation": Indigenous Relocation, Modernity and Time-Space Expansion

Title" Handicapped by distance and transportation": Indigenous Relocation, Modernity and Time-Space Expansion
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsRaibmon, P
JournalAmerican Studies
Volume46
Pagination363-390
ISBN Number0026-3079
KeywordsCultural identity, Environmental health, Government agencies, Native North Americans, Relocation
Abstract

  Raibmon discusses how relocation due to government pressures of the Mowachaht and Muchalaht tribes in British Columbia, Canada simultaneously benefitted and victimized North American natives. The relocation proved disastrous in terms of cultural disruption and environmental health.

Refereed DesignationRefereed