Books

  • The Orders of the Dreamed

    George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religion and Myth, 1823

    Jennifer S.H. Brown (Editor), Robert Brightman (Editor)

    Among Anglo-Canadian fur traders of the early nineteenth century, George Nelson stands out for his interest in the life and ways of the native people he encountered. In 1823 Nelson was serving as a Hudson’s Bay Company clerk in charge of the post at Lac la Ronge, an outpost of Ile a la Crosse in northeastern Saskatchewan. During that time he kept a letter-journal, addressed to his father, in which he related his observations of Cree and Northern Ojibwa religion and myth. This document is reproduced here for the first time.

    Published January 1990 | Critical Studies in Native History, Indigenous Studies

  • Winnipeg School of Art

    Marilyn Baker (Author)

    This volume is a history in words and illustration of the early years of the Winnipeg School of Art, its hopes and ideals and its struggles for survival. Its story is in large part a record of art and artists in Winnipeg during the period. The growth of the School is described through the terms of its first four principals: Alexander Musgrove, Frank Johnston, Keith Gebbhardt, and L. LeMoine Fitzgerald. Biographical sketches on artists involved with the School as teachers or students from 1913 to 1934 are also included.

    Published August 1989 | Art & Architecture

  • Curling Capital

    Winnipeg and the Roarin’ Game, 1876 to 1988

    Morris Mott (Author), John Allardyce (Author)

    The rise of Winnipeg to world curling prominence in the nineteenth century and the persistence of that prominence in the twentieth.

    Published January 1989 | History

  • Stories of the House People

    wâskahikaniwiyiniw-âcimowina

    Peter Vandall (Author), Joe Douquette (Author), Freda Ahenakew (Editor)

    Publications of the Algonquian Text Society #1.

    Published January 1987 | Publications of the Algonquian Text Society, Indigenous Studies

  • Indian-European Trade Relations

    in the Lower Saskatchewan River Region to 1840

    Paul C. Thistle (Author)

    This study examines the development of fur trade relations between the European traders working for the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Western Woods Cree of the lower Saskatchewan River region centred on Cumberland House (modern day Saskatchewan) and The Pas (modern day Manitoba).

    Published February 1986 | Critical Studies in Native History, History, Indigenous Studies

  • The New Peoples

    Being and Becoming Métis

    Jacqueline Peterson (Editor), Jennifer S.H. Brown (Editor)

    A path-breaking collection of original essays by twelve leading Canadian and American scholars, this volume is the first major work to explore, in a North American context, the dimension and meaning of the process fundamental to the European invasion and colonization of the western hemisphere: the intermingling of European and native American peoples.

    Published October 1985 | Critical Studies in Native History, Indigenous Studies

  • Social Democracy in Manitoba

    A History of the CCF/NDP

    Nelson Wiseman (Author)

    A history of the New Democratic Party in Manitoba, tracing the roots of the social democratic movement to the years of mass immigration and social unrest that preceded the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919.

    Published December 1983 | History, Political Studies

  • The Edda

    A Collection of Essays

    R.J. Glendinning (Editor), Haraldur Bessason (Editor)

    Twelve essays are presented by outstanding authorities in Nordic medieval studies and range from treatment of broad aspects of the Edda, to consideration of single poems, to analysis of parts of specific works. An attactive and important collection for every scholar of Old Scandinavian.

    Published November 1983 | U of M Icelandic Series, Icelandic Studies

  • Attorney for the Frontier

    Enos Stutsmon

    Dale Gibson (Author), Lee Gibson (Author), Cameron Harvey (Author)

    The purpose of this biography is to bring to public attention the importance of the contributions made by Enos Stutsman, an American, to the history of the province and the Northwest generally. It also attempts to impress and entertain the reader by highlighting Stutsman’s personal qualities.

    Published January 1983 | History

  • The People’s Clearance

    Highland Emigration to British North America, 1770-1815

    (Author)

    A revisionist account of Highland Scottish emigration to what is now Canada, in the formative half century before Waterloo.

    Currently out of print.

    Published January 1982 | History, Immigration