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Author Shewell, Hugh, 1947- author

Title "Enough to keep them alive" : Indian welfare in Canada, 1873-1965 / Hugh Shewell
Published Toronto [Ontario] ; Buffalo [New York] : University of Toronto Press, [2004]
Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 441 pages)
Contents Themes and issues -- The context of relief policy development at the time of Confederation -- The development of rudimentary relief administration during the initial period of subjugation, 1873-1912 -- Relief policy and the consolidation of subjugation, 1913-1944 -- Other influences: the transition to the period of citizenship, 1918-1944 -- Citizenship: the general context of postwar Indian Welfare policy -- The influence of the Social Sciences: the secular understanding of the 'Other' -- The emergence of Indian Welfare Bureaucracy, 1945-1960 -- the Indian in transition: social welfare and provincial services, 1959-1965 -- Shooting an elephant in Canada
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-415) and index
Subject Indian reservations -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Public welfare -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Economic conditions.
Canada -- Economic policy.
Canada -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004267058
ISBN 0802086101
1442621052 (electronic bk)
9780802086105 (paper)
9780802088383 (cloth)
9781442621053 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Indian welfare in Canada, 1873-1965