Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories

Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories

By: Laura Peers (editor), Carolyn Podruchny (editor)Paperback

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These essays are not only fascinating studies in their own right but also offer new models for the writing of metis, fur trade, and First Nations history.

About Author

Carolyn Podruchny teaches history at York University. Laura Peers teaches and is a curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. Contributors: Heidi Bohaker, Jennifer S.H. Brown, Kevin Brownlee, Robert Coutts, Heather Devine, Frederic W. Gleach, Susan Elaine Gray, David R. Miller, Roger Roulette, Theresa Schenck, Elizabeth Vibert, Germaine Warkentin, Cory Willmott


Preface 1 Introduction: Complex Subjectivities, Multiple Ways of Knowing / Laura Peers and Carolyn Podruchny Part 1: Using Material Culture 2 Putting Up Poles: Power, Navigation, and Cultural Mixing in the Fur Trade / Carolyn Podruchny, Frederic W. Gleach, and Roger Roulette 3 Dressing for the Homeward Journey: Western Anishinaabe Leadership Roles Viewed through Two Nineteenth-Century Burials / Cory Willmott and Kevin Brownlee Part 2: Using Documents 4 Anishinaabe Toodaims: Contexts for Politics, Kinship, and Identity in the Eastern Great Lakes / Heidi Bohaker 5 The Contours of Everyday Life: Food and Identity in the Plateau Fur Trade / Elizabeth Vibert 6 "Make it last forever as it is": John McDonald of Garth's Vision of a Native Kingdom in the Northwest / Germaine Warkentin Part 3: Ways of Knowing 7 Being and Becoming Metis: A Personal Reflection / Heather Devine 8 Historical Research and the Place of Oral History: Conversations from Berens River / Susan Elaine Gray Part 4: Ways of Representing 9 Border Identities: Metis, Halfbreed, and Mixed-Blood / Theresa Schenck 10 Edward Ahenakew's Tutelage by Paul Wallace: Reluctant Scholarship, Inadvertent Preservation / David R. Miller 11 Aboriginal History and Historic Sites: The Shifting Ground / Laura Peers and Robert Coutts Afterword: Aaniskotaapaan - Generations and Successions / Jennifer S.H. Brown Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780774818445
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 0774818441

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