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A Probe Into the Demographic Structure of Nineteenth Century Red River
(University of Alberta Press, 1976)
To the casual observer in 1830 Red River appeared a picturesque rural backwater dotted with church steeples and numerous windmills. The impression would not have been inaccurate. By 1830 the settlement had recovered from ...
Some comments on the social origins of the Riel Protest of 1869
The English-speaking folk of Red River looked with excitement and hope on the debates that surrounded the confederation of the eastern provinces. The Protestant Canadians, arriving in vocal and visible numbers in the 1860s ...
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. ...
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 ...
Protestant agricultural Zions for the western Indian
(Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, 1972-09)
Three evangelical Protestant denominations, the Anglicans, Methodists and Presbyterians established missions in the Canadian West from 1820 to 1870. Their success was marginal, with no missionary achieving the ultimate ...
Productivity and Predictability of Resource Yield: Aboriginal Controlled Burning in the Boreal Forest
(Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, 1979)
'Corruption' at Moose
(The Beaver, 1979)
On the cold, desolate, wind-swept shore of Hudson Bay, winters were long and there was nothing but brandy and talk to relieve the boredom of the endless ice and the interminable meals of salt geese and dried pease. Tempers ...