16 On Migration and Settler Colonialism

What is the relationship between migration and settler colonialism? How might this relationship affect our study of the history of migration?

Adele Perry, On the Edge of Empire: Gender, Race, and the Making of British Columbia, 1849-1871 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001). Chapters 5 and 6.

Malissa Phung, “Are People of Colour Settlers Too?” in A. Mathur, J. Dewar, M. DeGagné, dirs., Cultivating Canada : Reconciliation through the Lens of Cultural Diversity (Ottawa: Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2011), 289-96.


Malissa Phung, “Les peuples de couleur sont-ils aussi des colons?” dans A. Mathur, J. Dewar, M. DeGagné, eds, Cultiver le Canada. Réconciliation sous l’éclairage de la diversité culturelle (Ottawa: Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2011), 295-304.

Laura Ishiguro, “Growing Up and Grown Up…in Our Future City”: Discourses of Childhood and Settler Futurity in Colonial British Columbia.” BC Studies 190 (2016): 15-37.

Laura Madokoro, “Peril and Possibility: A Contemplation of the Current State of Migration History and Settler Colonial Studies in Canada,” https://doi.org/10.1111/hic3.12516 and “On Future Research Directions: Temporality and Permanency in the Study of Migration and Settler Colonialism in Canada”, History Compass 16:12 (2018), https://doi.org/10.1111/hic3.12515.

Cecilia Morgan, Building Better Britains? Settler Societies in the British World, 1783–1920 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).

Franca Iacovetta and Heidi Bohaker, “Making Aboriginal People ‘Immigrants Too’: A Comparison of Citizenship Programs for Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples in Postwar Canada, 1940s–1960s,” Canadian Historical Review, 90, 36 (September 2009): 427-461.

Ryan Eyford, White Settler Reserve: New Iceland and the Colonization of the Canadian West (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016).

Sarah Carter, Old Stock Canadians: Arab Settlers in Western Canada, in Daniel Ross ed., Confronting Canadian Migration History (Active History, 2019).

Bonita Lawrence and Enakshi Dua, “Decolonizing Anti-Racism,” Social Justice, 32:4 (2005): 120-143.

Nandita Sharma and Cynthia Wright, “Decolonizing Resistance, Challenging Colonial States,” Social Justice 35:3 (2008-2009): 120-138.


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