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Manitoba Studies in Native History

Manitoba Studies in Native History publishes new scholarly interpretations of the historical experiences of Native peoples in the western interior of North America. (ISSN 0826-9416)

Succeeded by the Critical Studies in Native History series.

Series Editor: Gerald Friesen, University of Manitoba

Laura Peers (Author)

As a people who emerged, adapted, and survived in a climate of change, the western Ojibwa demonstrate both the effects of historic forces that acted upon Native peoples, and the spirit, determination, and adaptive strategies that the Native people have used to cope with those forces.

A Very Remarkable Sickness

Epidemics in the Petit Nord, 1670 to 1846

Paul Hackett (Author)

Preserving the Sacred

Historical Perspectives on the Ojibwa Midewiwin

Michael Angel (Author)

Muskekowuck Athinuwick

Original People of the Great Swampy Land

Victor P. Lytwyn (Author)

Night Spirits

The Story of the Relocation of the Sayisi Dene

Ila Bussidor (Author), Ustun Bilgen-Reinart (Author)

For over 1500 years, the Sayisi Dene, 'The Dene from the East,' led an independent life, following the caribou herds and having little contact with white society. In 1956, an arbitrary government decision to relocate them catapulted the Sayisi Dene into the 20th century.

A National Crime

The Canadian Government and the Residential School System

John S. Milloy (Author)

Women of the First Nations

Power, Wisdom, and Strength

Christine Miller (Editor), Patricia Chuchryk (Editor)

This collection counters the marginalization and silencing of First Nations women's voices and reflects the power, strength, and wisdom inherent in their lives.

Severing the Ties that Bind

Government Repression of Indigenous Religious Ceremonies on the Prairies

Katherine Pettipas (Author)

Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

Historical and Legal Aspects

Kerry Abel (Editor), Jean Friesen (Editor)

The Plains Cree

Trade, Diplomacy, and War, 1790 to 1870

John S. Milloy (Author)

The first economic, military, and diplomatic history of the Plains Cree from contact with the Europeans in the 1670s to the disappearance of the buffalo from Cree lands by the 1870s, focussing on military and trade relations between 1790 and 1870.

The Orders of the Dreamed

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

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

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 and The Pas.

The New Peoples

Being and Becoming Métis

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

Leading Canadian and American scholars explore the dimension and meaning of the intermingling of European and Native American peoples.