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The Western Metis - Profile of a People

The Western Metis

Profile of a People

Paperback : 9780889771994, 326 pages, January 2007

Table of contents


The Metis: The People and the Term

Indigenous Knowledge, Literacy and Research on Metissage and Metis Origins on the Saskatchewan River: The Case of the Jerome Family
Ruth Swan and Edward A. Jerome

The Northern Great Plains: Pantry of the Northwestern Fur Trade, 1774-1885
Arthur J. Ray

The Twatt Family, 1780-1840: Amerindian, Ethnic Category, or Ethnic Group Identity?
Paul C. Thistle

Wintering, the Outsider Adult Male and the Ethnogenesis of the Western Plains Metis
John E. Foster

The Market for Metis Lands in Manitoba: An Exploratory Study
Thomas Flanagan

Dispossession vs. Accommodation in Plaintiff vs. Defendant Accounts of Metis Dispersal from Manitoba, 1870-1881
D. N. Sprague

Metis Land Claims at St. Laurent: Old Arguments and New Evidence
Thomas Flanagan

Thomas Scott and the Daughter of Time
J. M. Bumsted

The Charismatic Pattern: Canada's Riel Rebellion of 1885 as a Millenarian Protest Movement
Manfred Mossman

Louis Riel and Sitting Bull's Sioux: Three Lost Letters
David G. McGrady

The Battle of Batoche
Walter Hildebrandt

Another Father of Confederation?
Allen Ronaghan

Notes & References



This book contains a collection of articles concerning the Western Metis, published in Prairie Forum between 1978 and 2007. These articles have been chosen for the breadth and scope of the investigations upon which they are based, and for the reflections they will arouse in anyone interested in Western Canadian history and politics.