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Metis and the Medicine Line Creating a Border and Dividing a People

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ISBN-10: 1469621053

ISBN-13: 9781469621050

Edition: 2015

Authors: Michel Hogue

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Born of encounters between Indigenous women and Euro-American men in the first decades of the nineteenth century, the Plains Metis people occupied contentious geographic and cultural spaces. Living in a disputed area of the northern Plains inhabited by various Indigenous nations and claimed by both the United States and Great Britain, the Metis emerged as a people with distinctive styles of speech, dress, and religious practice, and occupational identities forged in the intense rivalries of the fur and provisions trade. Michel Hogue explores how, as fur trade societies waned and as state officials looked to establish clear lines separating the United States from Canada and Indians from…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 4/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.066
Language: English