1885 and After: Native Society in Transition

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University of Regina Press, 1986 - History - 306 pages
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Contains most of the papers presented at a conference held in early May 1985. Conference was hosted by the Native Studies Department of the University of Saskatchewan. Part I is concerned with events leading up to and including the Northwest Rebellian of 1885 while Part II focusses on the transition of native society in the aftermath of 1885.
 

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Contents

Nova Scotia 17131763 Compared
23
The Impact on Eastern Canada of Events in Saskatchewan in 1885
39
Colonization Companies and the NorthWest Rebellion
53
Métis Rebellion or Government Conspiracy?
79
Was He Really Crazy?
105
The Initiative of the Reserve Agricultural
121
Indian Agents and the NorthWest Rebellion
139
The Indian View of the 1885 Uprising
155
PART II
171
The NorthWest Rebellion Scrip Commissions 18851889
189
Thomas Flanagan
205
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James Waldram is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Saskatchewan. He is the author of "Revenge of the Windigo: The Construction of the Mind and Mental Health of North American Aboriginal Peoples".