Bibliography: The North


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Choquette, Robert. The Oblate Assault on Canada's Northwest. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1995.

Coates, Kenneth. Canada's Colonies: A History of the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1985.

Coates, K. and William R. Morrison. The Forgotten North: A History of Canada's Provincial Norths. Toronto: Lorimier, 1992.

Crowe, Keith J. History of the Original Peoples of Northern Canada, revised edition. Montreal: McGill-Queens Press, 1991.

Delgado, James P. Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage. Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1999.

Dickason, Olive Patricia. A Concise History of Canada's First Nations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Dussault, René and George Erasmus. "The High Arctic Relocation: A Report on the 1953–55 Relocation." Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Toronto: Canadian Government Publishing, 1994.

Francis, Daniel. Discovery of the North. Edmonton: G. Hurtig, 1986.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. North of 60 ° Prospectus: a Prospectus for Resource and Economic Development in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Ottawa: Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1971.

Markham, Sir Clements R. The Land of Silence: A History of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration. Cambridge: The University Press, 1921.

Elias, Peter Douglas. "Models of Aboriginal Communities in Canada's North." International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 24 Iss: 11, 1997: pp. 1241 – 1255.

Sanna, Ellyn, and William Hunter. Canada's Modern-Day Aboriginal Peoples Nunavut & Evolving Relationships. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2008.

Zaslow, Morris. The Opening of the Canadian North, 1870-1914. Toronto: McClelland and Steward, 1971.