Chapters in Books

  • P. Palmater, “International Trade and the Corporate Re-colonization of Indigenous Lands and Bodies” in C. Walsh, W. Mignolo, eds., Localizing Decoloniality in Global Indigenous Studies (Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, TBD) [in press].
  • P. Palmater, “Resisting the Resurgence of White Supremacy” in L. Kowalchuk, C. Levine-Rasky, eds., We Resist: Defending the Common Good in Hostile Times (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s Press, TBD) [in press].
  • P. Palmater, “Native Sovereignty: Foundation of Nation-Building” in L. Harper, Perspectives on Governance and Indigenous Rights: Treaty 5 & The Indian Act: Alternative Governance Structures (Winnipeg: TFAO Inc., 2019) 117-138.
  • P. Palmater, “The Radical Politics of Indigenous Resistance and Survival” in U. Gordon, R. Kinna, eds., Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics (London, UK: Taylor and Francis Ltd., TBD) 134-162.
  • P. Palmater, “Decolonization is Taking Back Our Power” in P. McFarlane, N. Schabus, eds., Whose Land is it Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization (Vancouver: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, BC, 2018) 73-78.
  • P. Palmater, “Reconciliation and the ‘Rules of Laws’ in Canada” in Janine Lesperance, et al. eds., Canada and the Rule of Law: 150 Years after Confederation (Ottawa: International Commission of Jurists Canada, 2017) 227-232.
  • P. Palmater, “Death by Poverty: The Lethal Impacts of Colonialism” in W. Anthony, L. Samuelson, eds. Power and Resistance 6th ed., (Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing, 2017) 51-81.
  • P. Palmater, “My Tribe, My Heirs and Their Heirs Forever: Living Mi’kmaw Treaty” in M. Battiste, ed., Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations, (Cape Breton: Cape Breton University Press, 2016) 24-41.
  • P. Palmater, “All About Strong Alliances: First Nations Engagement in the Federal Election” in A. Marland, T. Giasson, eds., Canadian Election Anaylsis: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy (Vancouver: UBC Press & Samara Canada, 2015) at 60-61.
  • P. Palmater, “Canada: As Long as the Grass Grows and Rivers Flow” in A Bold Vision: Women Leaders Imagining Canada’s Future (Charlottetown, PEI: Women’s Network Inc., 2014) 251-262.
  • P. Palmater, “Why Are We Idle No More?”, in the Kino-nda-niimi Collective ed., The Winter We Danced: Voices from the Past, the Future and the Idle No More Movement (Winnipeg, Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2014) 37-40.
  • P. Palmater, “In My Brother’s Footsteps: Is R. v. Powley the Path to Recognized Aboriginal Identity for Non-Status Indians?” in J. Magnet, D. Dorey, eds., Aboriginal Rights Litigation (Markham: LexisNexis, 2003) 149-192.

Journal Articles

  • P. Palmater, Sharon McIvor, Shelagh Day, “Equality Delayed is Equality Denied for Indigenous Women” (2019) vol.33, no.1-2 Canadian Woman Studies 171-173.
  • P. Palmater, “Confronting Racism and Over-Incarceration of Indigenous Peoples in Canada” (2018) vol.27, no.2 Journal of Community Corrections 5-12(8).
  • P. Palmater, “Shining Light on the Dark Places: Addressing Police Racism and Sexualized Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls in the National Inquiry” (2016) 28:2 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 253-284.
  • P. Palmater, “Genocide, Indian Policy and the Legislated Elimination of Indians in Canada” (2014) vol.3, no.3 Aboriginal Policy Studies Journal 27.
  • P. Palmater, “Matnm tel-Mi’kmawi: I’m Fighting for my Mi’kmaw Identity” (2013) XXXIII vol. 1 Canadian Journal of Native Studies 147.
  • P. Palmater, “Stretched Beyond Human Limits: Death by Poverty in First Nations” (2011) 65/66 Canadian Review of Social Policy 112.
  • P. Palmater, “When Legislators Make Bad Law: Bill C-3’s Assault on Democracy” (2011) vol.15, no.1 Aboriginal Law, Ontario Bar Association.
  • P. Palmater, “An Empty Shell of a Treaty Promise: R. v. Marshall and the Rights of Non-Status Indians” (2000) 23 Dal. L.J. 102.

Book Reviews and Review Essays

Magazines and News Articles

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“A National Action Plan to End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls The Time is Now”, submitted by Pam Palmater, Ryerson University Chair in Indigenous Governance; Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action, and Canada Without Poverty, (February 6, 2019).

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