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Highland Men and Indian Families

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Highland fur traders regularly slept with and frequently married Indian women. In the Canadian fur trade it was regarded as the “custom of the country.” Scots‐Indian children often functioned as ... More


Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith, Jr. Richotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Claiming Turtle Mountain’s Constitution examines the formation and adoption of the first constitution of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through the eyes of the tribal members who voted ... More


Dependence, Family, and Russianization

Ilya Vinkovetsky

in Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391282
eISBN:
9780199894369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391282.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the processes of social and cultural assimilation through the prisms of family and dependence. The colonial administration's practice of classifying the indigenous people of ... More


Nominal Contact in Michif

Carrie Gillon and Nicole Rosen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198795339
eISBN:
9780191836596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795339.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Michif is an endangered language spoken by approximately a few hundred Métis people, mostly located in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. Michif is usually categorized as a mixed language (Bakker ... More


Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More


Rhythm and Role Recruitment in Manitoban Aboriginal Music

Byron Dueck

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines how, in a variety of contemporary musical styles, aboriginal musicians from the western Canadian province of Manitoba move away from rigorously metricalised rhythmic frameworks ... More


Two Houses Windows on the Identity of Chief Richardville

Elizabeth Katherine Spott

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the life of Jean Baptiste de Richardville, the last civil chief of the Miami tribe, as he navigated the pluralistic frontier society of the nineteenth-century Great Lakes ... More


To Mock a Nun: RELIGION AND POLITICS IN SENEGAL’S COASTAL COMMUNES, 1882–1890

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 1 explores the place of religion in Senegal’s lively communal politics in the 1880s. It contextualizes the uproar provoked by the slander of a missionary nun in a colonial newspaper, which ... More


Exporting the Mixed-Race Nation: Mixed-Race Identities in the Canadian Context

Minelle Mahtani, Dani Kwan-Lafond, and Leanne Taylor

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at Canadian multiculturalism. Canada as a nation-state provides a different context for a critical discussion of multiraciality between racialized immigrant groups because of the ... More


Green Setting Feather’s World

Keith Richotte Jr.

in Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter one describes the parent groups of the Turtle Mountain Band – the Plains Ojibwe and the Métis – and the often cooperative, sometimes contentious nature of their relationship. Beginning in ... More


Introduction

Carrie Gillon and Nicole Rosen

in Nominal Contact in Michif

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198795339
eISBN:
9780191836596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795339.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides some background on the history of Michif, the language spoken by at least a few hundred Métis people. The Métis were originally located in the Red River Valley, and are today ... More


The Process of Hybridization among the Labrador Métis

Matthew A. Beaudoin

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the process of hybridisation among the Labrador Métis in the nineteenth century by focusing on an ethnically mixed family on the northeast coast of Canada. More specifically, it ... More


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