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The Ojibwa of Western Canada, 1780 to 1870 / Laura Peers.

By: Peers, Laura L. (Laura Lynn)Material type: TextTextSeries: Manitoba studies in native history (St. Paul, Minn.): 8.Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, c1994Description: xviii, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 087351310X (cloth : acidfree paper); 0873513118 (paper : acidfree paper)Subject(s): Ojibwa Indians -- History | Ojibwa Indians -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 971.2 LOC classification: E99.C6 | P43 1994
Contents:
1. First steps -- 2. Early expansion and adaptation, 1780 to 1804 -- 3. "More troublesome and daring," 1805-1821 -- 4. "To take advantage of the times," 1821 to 1837 -- 5. "Saucy & independent," 1837 to 1857 -- 6. "Mischief makers [and] shrewd men," 1858 to 1870.
Summary: "Peers examines the emergence of the western Ojibwa in the context of the historical forces that acted upon Native people and the spirit, determination, and strategies used to cope with those forces. She bases the work on fur-trade-company and government documents, traders' and missionaries' journals and diaries, letters, reminiscences, as well as ethnographic and archaeological data, material culture, and photographic and art images - many sources not accessible to pioneering scholars."--Jacket.
List(s) this item appears in: New Arrivals - 2021
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-277) and index.

1. First steps -- 2. Early expansion and adaptation, 1780 to 1804 -- 3. "More troublesome and daring," 1805-1821 -- 4. "To take advantage of the times," 1821 to 1837 -- 5. "Saucy & independent," 1837 to 1857 -- 6. "Mischief makers [and] shrewd men," 1858 to 1870.


"Peers examines the emergence of the western Ojibwa in the context of the historical forces that acted upon Native people and the spirit, determination, and strategies used to cope with those forces. She bases the work on fur-trade-company and government documents, traders' and missionaries' journals and diaries, letters, reminiscences, as well as ethnographic and archaeological data, material culture, and photographic and art images - many sources not accessible to pioneering scholars."--Jacket.

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