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The Rev. James Evans and the social antagonisms of the fur trade society, 1840-1846
(Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
In 1839 the Hudson's Bay Company invited four Methodist missionaries, James Evans, William Mason, Robert T. Rundle and George Barnley, to educate the heathen in Rupert's Land. By 1848 only Mason remained, and in 1854 he ...
The Rev. Griffiths Owen Corbett and the Red River Civil War of 1869-70
(University of Toronto Press (http://www.utpjournals.com/jour.ihtml?lp=CHR.html), 1976-06)
G.F.G. Stanley and W.L. Morton have offered two contradictory and well documented interpretations of the first Riel resistance. Professor Stanley places the resistance within the framework of the frontier thesis. To him ...
Who matters? Public history and the invention of the Canadian past
There is no longer any real dispute that the past, as distinct from traditions, is an invention based on a careful selection of apparently empirical evidence. Historians now accept that there is no "ultimate" truth; there ...
Riel House : A Critical Review
A very critical study of the preservation strategies employed at Riel House. Riel House was opened to the public by Parks Canada in the summer of 1980, after almost a decade of research and restoration. Situated at 330 ...
(1995). The Sexually Specific Subject, Regimes of Truth, and the Construction of the Leader and of Leadership
Paper presented at the Annual meeting of The Learned Societies, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Lacanian Indirection in Social Theory: Art, Ethics and Radical Democracy. Montreal, Canada. 1995.
Canadian memory institutions and the digital revolution : the last five years
Three American companies carry 80 per cent of Internet traffic. America Online has a large financial interest in two of these companies. Today there are about 1.5 million connections to the Internet; by 2010 there will be ...
The Anglican Church and the disintegration of Red River society, 1818-1870.
(McLellan and Stewart Limited, 1976)
In 1821 Red River was desolate, destitute and barbarous. The uncompromising struggle of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company for control of the British North American Fur trade bred ruthlessness and violence. ...
Metis Studies : The Development of a Field and New Directions
(University of Alberta Press, 2001)
Until recently, sources for Mets studies have been few both for classroom use as well as academic reflection. Lately, there has been a virtual explosion of interest, although largely among non-Mets historians. Now this to ...
The Rise of the Heritage Priesthood or the Decline of Community Based Heritage
(Historic Preservation Forum, 1998)
In October 1996 the United States Department of the Interior sent a cover letter for a lengthy document to state historic preservation officers and copied "tribes, professional organizations, and other interested parties." ...
Time for a Change? The Alberta Historical Resources Act
(Legacy Magazine, 2000-01)
The Alberta Historical Resources Act was a product of several well-attended hearings during 1970-71, chaired by Richard G. Forbis, a leading archaeologist and professor at the University of Calgary. Intended to preserve ...