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Ethnohistory (1 January 2008) 55 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2008
... World: Travelers and Traders in the North Ameri- can Fur Trade. By Carolyn Podruchny. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xx + 308 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, bibliography, index. $29.95 paper.) Elizabeth Vibert, University of Victoria, Canada The opening pages...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Nebraska Press, 2008. xxii + 176 pp., foreword, preface, introduction, map, index. $24.95 cloth.) “To Do Justice to Him & Myself”: Evert Wendell’s Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York, 1695–1726. Edited and translated by Kees-Jan Waterman. Linguistic...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 75–99.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Amélie Allard Abstract Drawing from archaeological data collected from Réaume’s Leaf River Post (Minnesota) and fur traders’ journals, this article considers the ways in which mobility impacted the performance of masculine ideals within the colonial spaces of the western Great Lakes trading posts...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2000) 47 (2): 423–452.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Catholicism: New Perspectives on the Fur Trade Susan Sleeper-Smith, Michigan State University 6061 Ethnohistory / 47:2 / sheet 145 of 234 Abstract. This article focuses on four Native women who were Christian con...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Susan Sleeper-Smith Abstract In the eighteenth-century western Great Lakes, the French and British established forts to guard a highly profitable fur trade. Places like Fort Michilimackinac became synonymous with the fur trade. In warmer regions an equally profitable Indian-controlled fur trade...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2003) 50 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Laura J. Murray Firsthand accounts of fur trade life often express frustration at the lack of conversation in fur trade country. By conversation, partners, clerks, and bourgeois had in mind a particular mode of talk associated with a particular cultural world; they often did not acknowledge the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
... to posts for care or sought help from HBC employees to protect their families, traders responded to this disorder based on their company's economic interests and their adherence to Enlightenment thought as well as on indigenous expectations of reciprocity. The fur trade and the windigo disorder were...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2010) 57 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 April 2010
... illicit fur trade. Each group benefited from its own traditions of trade and from officials' reluctance to alienate aboriginal allies. The article thus sheds light on the authoritative female voices that receive fresh affirmation in the most recent Haudenosaunee scholarship, as well as those of certain...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 567–607.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., and definition of historic Métis in Ontario has remained the purview of applied historians and expert witnesses. This article brings such questions into the academic arena by identifying sources and methods for documenting historic Métis during the fur trade period in Ontario. It also presents an...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2005) 52 (3): 563–588.
Published: 01 July 2005
...: wealth (including slaves) and subsistence goods. The advent of the fur trade expanded slavery and added foreign goods to the sphere of wealth, but like other social arrangements exchange spheres were altered considerably. Records from the fur trade era show interrelationships among slavery, warfare, and...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2012) 59 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho hunters. The reasons behind this trading locus, which was unique to the fur trade era of the western Great Plains, are examined in the context of indigenous instrumentality and ecological factors. Heretofore unexamined environmental and archaeological data combined with...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2005) 52 (3): 503–532.
Published: 01 July 2005
... with necessary items for the spirit's journey to the afterlife. The second was to cease hunting for one year. In 1846 some fur traders observed unprecedented departures from these customs, due perhaps to the influence of the fur trade,missionaries, or repeated epidemics. Although conditions seem to...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 October 2007
... “liberties” by young Chinookan women, and prostitution, revealing much of the complex sexual interactions between natives and newcomers. Such a focus illuminates critical, interpersonal aspects of fur trade society in this region as it developed into a complex colonial milieu, reflecting both indigenous and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., with the lived experience of the French fur trade and alliance system. It suggests that the practices of empire, such as renaming people and places and then mapping the newly imagined entities both cartographically and through diplomatic protocol, represented native peoples from an exclusively imperial...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 707–727.
Published: 01 October 2015
... communities. Less attention has been paid the pre–gold rush period, in which a more complex social and sexual milieu emerged, influenced by the labor and familial relations of the fur trade. In California's Central Valley, white and Native Hawaiian settlers pursued relationships with Plains Miwok– and Valley...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., in the absence of extensive documentation on historical self-ascriptions, contemporary ethnohistorians examining upper Great Lakes fur trade settlements have attempted to come to terms with the historical social ontologies that long preceded official attempts to regulate them. Specifically, we...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2018) 65 (2): 215–246.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Wendi Field Murray; Brad KuuNUx TeeRIt Kroupa Abstract The late nineteenth and twentieth centuries witnessed profound transformations in the organization of North Dakota’s Native American communities. The end of the fur trade, depleting timber resources, and the passage of the Dawes Act in 1887 led...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 675–676.
Published: 01 October 2018
... research library, every scholar with a serious interest in the fur-trade history of the Mississippi/Missouri River region, and, frankly, every person who enjoys owning top-quality primary source publications, should own this handsome scholarly edition. A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Alan G. Shackelford George Colpitts presents us with a fascinating study of the pemmican trade on the northern prairies and plains stretching west from the Red River of the North and Lake Winnipeg. This study brings the pemmican trade, often treated as an adjunct of the nineteenth-century fur...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 519–540.
Published: 01 July 2016
... jurisdiction, land rights, Métis family structure, and race. Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016 race Métis fur trade Hudson’s Bay Company North West Company On 19 June 1816 a coalition of Métis and North West Company (NWC) forces attacked a party of Scottish settlers and...