Pioneering academic on Canada’s indigenous peoples passes

Olive Dickason
Olive Dickason with her book Canada's First Nations, published in 1992
Saturday’s Globe and Mail has a fascinating obituary about the woman who pioneered academic writing about Canada’s indigenous people’s. Olive Dickason had native blood herself , which helps explain her quest to transform Canadians’ perceptions of natives as ‘savages’.


Author: Marty Logan

I am a husband and father communicating to change the world. I write, edit and podcast, mostly about health and human rights. Canada and Nepal.

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