Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories

UBC PressSKU: 9780774818445

Author:
Laura Peers, Carolyn Podruchny
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Cree, Metis, Ojibwe
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
324
Publisher:
UBC Press

Price:
Sale price$48.95

Description

Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories is a collection of 11 essays that discuss the Métis, fur trade, and First Nations history in this edited volume of interdisciplinary papers. Edited by Carol Podruchny and Laura Peers this volume covers themes such as Using Material Culture, Using Documents, Ways of Knowing, and Ways of Representing. Papers of particular interest include: Dressing for the Homeward Journey: Western Anishnaabe Leadership Roles Viewed through Two Nineteenth-Century Burials; Anishinaabe Toodaims: Contexts for Politics, Kinship, and Identity in the Eastern Great Lakes; Edward Ahenakew's Tutelage by Paul Wallace: Reluctant Scholarship, Inadvertent Preservation; and Aboriginal History and Historic Sites: The Shifting Ground. The book contains a helpful index, extensive bibliography, maps, and archival photographs.

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