Fearing social and cultural death: genocide and elimination in settler colonial Canada—an Indigenous perspective

  title={Fearing social and cultural death: genocide and elimination in settler colonial Canada—an Indigenous perspective},
  author={Matthew Wildcat},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={391 - 409}
  • Matthew Wildcat
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Political Science, History
  • Journal of Genocide Research
This article reviews recent works on Indigenous politics and history in the Canadian context to produce insights about genocide in the Canadian context. The article is situated primarily in the field of Indigenous studies while also drawing on the field of settler colonial studies. It begins with contemplation of the concept of genocide and related terms in the Canadian context. The author suggests that it is useful to apply the concept of elimination developed by Patrick Wolfe to studies of… 

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