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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 ...
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 ...
A snug little flock : the social origins of the Riel Resistance, 1869-70
(Watson and Dwyer, 1991)
Questions about the identities of the mixed-blood Indian-European peoples of Canada and the United States have puzzled historians and anthropologists in both countries. Who are the mixedbloods of North America? Why do they ...
Nature and Culture: A New World Heritage Context
(International Journal of Cultural Property, 2008)
The understanding of the relationship between culture and nature as manifested in the UNESCO declarations and practices has changed over the last few years. The World Heritage Convention is continuing to evolve ...
'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 ...