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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 ...
Interpretation on the New Frontier:The Alberta Experience
(Alberta Museums Review, 1994)
The author has provided a thought-provoking analysis of the origins and influences of the heritage interpretation field in Alberta. He explores the effect successive generations of immigrants have had on the culture of the ...
Insidious Sources and the Historical Interpretation of the Pre-1870 West
(Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1991)
There has been a noticeable absence of the Anglican church, or its documents, in the mainstream of Canadian historical writing on the pre-1870 west. This does not mean that the Church of England has not been the subject ...
The Medicine Line and the Thin Red Line
(Montana, the Magazine of Western History, 1996)
The Medicine Line, the name given by the Blackfoot to the Canadian-American border, reflects the "magic" that it imposes on certain people. How can similar peoples sharing the same continent be so different when divided ...
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 ...
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.