Plaice, Evelyn Mary (1986) A native game : settler perceptions of Indian/settler relations in central Labrador. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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This thesis explores Settler perceptions of Indian/Settler relations in a Labrador community and interprets these perceptions as statements about Settler identities and social characters. Analysing the causes of changes in perception, the thesis demonstrates the operation of various influences, historical, economic, and political, in the creation of these identities and perceptions. Finally, it shows how ethnicity becomes fluid with the fragmentation of social experience caused by these influences, and how this fluidity makes it possible to manipulate ethnic identity in pursuance of various goals.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 235-245.|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Anthropology|
|Geographic Location:||Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador--North West River|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Ethnology--Newfoundland and Labrador--North West River; Ethnicity--Newfoundland and Labrador--North West River; North West River (N.L.)--Ethnic relations; North West River (N.L.)--Social life and customs|
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