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The Ermatingers

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Author: W. Brian Stewart
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774840706
Size: 29.34 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
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The Ermatingers

by W. Brian Stewart, The Ermatingers Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Ermatingers books, In about 1800, fur trader Charles Ermatinger married an Obijwa woman, Mananowe. Their three sons grew up with both their mother's hunter/warrior culture and their father's European culture. As adults, they lived adventurously in Montreal and St Thomas, where they were accepted and loved by fellow citizens while publicly retaining their Ojibwa heritage. The Ermatingers contrasts the "European" commercial and trading society in urban Montreal, where Charles was brought up, with the Ojibwa hunter/warrior values of Mananowe's society. Their sons variously risked life at war in Spain and in the Upper and Lower Canada rebellions, policed Montreal streets in an era of riots, spied on the Fenians on the US border, and made a hazardous journey to help establish the Canadian Pacific Railway's route. Brian Stewart argues that the sons' Ojibwa traditions and values shaped their adult lives: during their adventures, the sons fought for Native rights for themselves as well as for Ojibwa relatives and friends. The Ermatingers is an exciting story that contributes to our understanding of Indian and European biculturalism and its effects on those who make up the various forms of M�tis society today. It will appeal to general readers as well as scholars and students in Native studies and Canadian history.




Fur Trade Letters Of Francis Ermatinger

Fur Trade Letters of Francis Ermatinger PDF
Author: Lois Halliday MacDonald
Publisher: Arthur H Clark
ISBN:
Size: 68.71 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 317
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Fur Trade Letters Of Francis Ermatinger

by Lois Halliday MacDonald, Fur Trade Letters Of Francis Ermatinger Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Fur Trade Letters Of Francis Ermatinger books, Describes the life of a Hudson's Bay Company clerk, based on extracts from his letters.




The Beaver

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Size: 73.34 MB
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Category : Canada
Languages : en
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The Beaver

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Ranald Macdonald

Ranald MacDonald PDF
Author: JoAnn Roe
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Size: 67.58 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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Ranald Macdonald

by JoAnn Roe, Ranald Macdonald Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Ranald Macdonald books, Ranald MacDonald, a solitary venturer, entered secretive Japan in 1848, risking certain imprisonment, if not death, in the closed kingdom. Born at Astoria on the banks of the Columbia River, MacDonald (1824-94) was the son of a high-ranking Chinook woman and a Hudson's Bay Company official. He became fascinated with stories about the little-known Japanese while a youngster at the HBC's Ft. Vancouver and Red River schools. In 1848, 24-year-old MacDonald arranged with the captain of an American whaling ship to be cast off in a rowboat on the cold, northern Japanese coast. Interned but escaping execution, MacDonald was sent by high-ranking Japanese officials to more populous parts of the country and ordered to teach English to Japanese translators. After nearly a year in captivity, he was released along with a small group of other American sailors stranded on the forbidden coast. In the 1850s, several of MacDonald's Japanese interpreters served in key roles when Commodore Perry of the U.S. Navy forced a not entirely unwilling Japan to open its doors to the outside world. MacDonald's wandering spirit led him throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, and eastern Canada, before returning to the Pacific Northwest in 1858, where he lived for the rest of his life, but not without further adventures. He joined a difficult exploration of Vancouver Island, and, for many years, participated in the gold excitement of Canada's Fraser and Cariboo districts.




Ontario History

Ontario History PDF
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Size: 71.29 MB
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Category : Ontario
Languages : en
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Ontario History

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The Long Journey Of A Forgotten People

The Long Journey of a Forgotten People PDF
Author: David T. McNab
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN:
Size: 39.33 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
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The Long Journey Of A Forgotten People

by David T. McNab, The Long Journey Of A Forgotten People Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Long Journey Of A Forgotten People books, Known as “Canada’s forgotten people,” the Métis have long been here, but until 1982 they lacked the legal status of Native people. At that point, however, the Métis were recognized in the constitution as one of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. A significant addition to Métis historiography, The Long Journey of a Forgotten People includes Métis voices and personal narratives that address the thorny and complicated issue of Métis identity from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include eastern Canadian Métis communities; British military personnel and their mixed-blood descendants; life as a Métis woman; and the Métis peoples ongoing struggle for recognition of their rights, including discussion of recent Supreme Court rulings.