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Alberta History - The Old North Trail (Cree Trail), 15,000 Years of Indian History; 1820-1850 By Joachim Fromhold
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Volume 3 in the history of the North Trail from New Mexico to Northern Alberta, covering the 30 years (1 generation) from 1820-1850. This period saw changes along the north trail that set the stage... More > for the history of Alberta and western Canada as we know it - thanks to the unexpected results of an action by the Hudson's Bay Company. Blackfoot power and dominance began to subside in both the north and south of the trail, while the Mountain Cree now became the dominant group along the northern portion of the trail and in adjacent areas of British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. At the same time the Iroquois freemen, scattered from Lesser Slave Lake to Utah, became fully integrated into the Cree. Though the Blackfoot continued to be prominent and dominant in both north and south, culturally the area was now divided into the violent and hostile south and the relatively peaceful north. Throughout this area a rudi-mentary Postal service now connected the far-flung Cree. 522 pages.< Less
The Western Cree (Pakisimotan Wi Iniwak) - The Canoe Cree 1650 - 1770 By Joachim Fromhold
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It has often been said that the western Cree came into the west in the wake of the Fur Trade to exploit a position as middlemen. Actual history shows the Cree to have been here long before, and to... More > have adapted their historic way of life to take advantage of the fur trade - not for profit, but for novelty. This history looks at the 100 years for which this way of life lasted.< Less
The Western Cree (Pakisimotan Wi Iniwak) - The Canoe Cree 1650 - 1770 By Joachim Fromhold
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It has often been said that the western Cree came into the west in the wake of the Fur Trade to exploit a position as middlemen. Actual history shows the Cree to have been here long before, and to... More > have adapted their historic way of life to take advantage of the fur trade - not for profit, but for novelty. This history looks at the 100 years for which this way of life lasted.< Less
Images of Red River: A Selection of Readings Concerning the Period from 1790 to 1870 By Ken Medd
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This is a collection of historical readings about the Red River Settlement and some of the events that occurred there during the period from about 1790 to 1870. The events are interesting in... More > themselves and, when read in sequence, illustrate many of the changes that took place in the settlment during the period. The readings offer glimpses into the competitive and highly aggressive relations between the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company before the companies merged in 1821. They reveal a complex human environment, including delicate and challenging relationships among the European occupiers, the French Canadian, Scottish and English Metis of Red River, the local Saulteaux and the neighbouring Cree, Assiniboine and Sioux. The readings also include census counts and several physical descriptions of the settlement, which extended for miles along the banks of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.< Less
Blackfoot Lodge Tales - The Story of a Prairie People By George Bird Grinnell
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George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale... More > University with a B.A. in 1870 and a Ph.D. in 1880. Originally specializing in zoology, he became a prominent early conservationist and student of Native American life. Grinnell has been recognized for his influence on public opinion and work on legislation to preserve the American buffalo. Historically, the Blackfoots were nomadic bison hunters, who ranged across large areas of the northern Great Plains of Western North America, specifically the semi-arid short-grass prairie ecological region. They later adopted horses and firearms acquired from European-descended traders and their Cree and Assiniboine resellers. With these new tools the Blackfoot expanded their territory at the expense of neighbouring peoples. Through the use of horses, Blackfoot and other Plains peoples harvested bison at a much accelerated rate.< Less
Alberta History: West Central Alberta; 13,000 years of Indian History, Pt.3b: 1860 By Joachim Fromhold
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A continuation of the History of Central Alberta from 1840-1860 covering the developments of the 1860's. The 1860's were both the apogee of the Plains Indian culture in the west, and the move towards... More > the political and economic growth of the west as a successful Native State. At the same time, it marked a crisis period and the beginning of the end of the west and the First Nations as an independent sovreign people prior to the hostile annexation of the west by Canada.< Less

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