One of the Family: Metis Culture in Nineteenth-Century Northwestern Saskatchewan

One of the Family: Metis Culture in Nineteenth-Century Northwestern Saskatchewan

By: Brenda Macdougall (author)Hardback

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Description

One of the Family will appeal to anyone interested in the fur trade or Metis identity and culture.

About Author

Brenda Macdougall is an associate professor in the Department of Native Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Note on Methodology and Sources Note on Writing Conventions Introduction 1 "They are strongly attached to the country of rivers, lakes, and forests": The Social Landscapes of the Northwest 2 "The bond that connected one human being to another": Social Construction of the Metis Family 3 "To live in the land of my Mother": Residency and Patronymic Connections Across the Northwest 4 "After a man has tasted of the comforts of married life this living alone comes pretty tough": Family, Acculturation, and Roman Catholicism 5 "The only men obtainable who know the country and Indians are all married": Family, Labour, and the HBC 6 "The HalfBreeds of this place always did and always will dance": Competition, Freemen, and Contested Spaces 7 "I Thought it advisable to furnish him": Freemen to Free Traders in the Northwest Fur Trade Conclusion Appendix Glossary Notes Bibliography Index of Names Index of Subjects

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817295
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774817295
  • weight: 660
  • ISBN10: 0774817291

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