Jennifer Brown, Professor Emerita of History, University of Winnipeg. Jennifer Brown received her doctorate in anthropology in 1976 from the University of Chicago, which launched her career as one of the foremost authorities on the practice of ethnohistory, Métis studies, and fur-trade history. She established her reputation as an astute scholar in 1980, with the publication of her first book, Strangers in Blood, based on her PhD thesis, which became a foundational text in ethnohistory, fur-trade history, and historical archaeology, as well as for normalizing issues of gender, Métis, and family in ethnohistorical investigations. Jennifer also became deeply involved with another foundational scholar, A. Irving Hallowell, who much earlier had done research with northern Ojibwe communities. By introducing Hallowell to a younger audience and showing why his scholarship continues to be important, she has contributed to a kind of institutional kinship...

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