'As Their Natural Resources Fail'

'As Their Natural Resources Fail'

Native Peoples and the Economic History of Northern Manitoba, 1870-1930

Book - 1996
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In conventional histories of the Canadian prairies, Native peopledisappear from view after the Riel Rebellions. In this groundbreakingstudy, Frank Tough examines the role of Native peoples, both Indian andMetis, in the economy of northern Manitoba from Treaty 1 to theDepression. He argues that they did not become economically obsoletebut rather played an important role in the transitional era between themercantile fur trade and the emerging industrial economy of themid-twentieth century.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780774805315
Characteristics: xvi, 376 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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