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My First Years in the Fur Trade
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: George Nelson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Captivated by tales of adventure, fifteen-year-old George Nelson left his family in Quebec in 1802 and headed to the Northwest Territory to work for Sir Alexander Mackenzie's XY Company, one of the major fur trade companies of the time. Required to keep a daily log as a fur trade clerk,
Finding a Way to the Heart
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Robin Jarvis Brownlie, Valerie J. Korinek
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-30 - Publisher: Univ. of Manitoba Press

When Sylvia Van Kirk published her groundbreaking book, Many Tender Ties, in 1980, she revolutionized the historical understanding of the North American fur trade and introduced entirely new areas of inquiry in women’s, social, and Aboriginal history. Finding a Way to the Heart examines race, gender, identity, and colonization from
The Murder of Joe White
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Erik M. Redix
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-01 - Publisher: MSU Press

In 1894 Wisconsin game wardens Horace Martin and Josiah Hicks were dispatched to arrest Joe White, an Ojibwe ogimaa (chief), for hunting deer out of season and off-reservation. Martin and Hicks found White and made an effort to arrest him. When White showed reluctance to go with the wardens, they
The Michigan Historical Review
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Erik M. Redix
Categories: Michigan
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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Clearing the Plains
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: James William Daschuk
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: University of Regina Press

In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A. Macdonald's "National Dream." It was a dream that came at