Canada's Subjugation of the Plains Cree, 1879- 1885
John L. TobiasCanadian Historical Review, Vol. 64, No. 4, 1983, pp. 519-548.
Argues that contrary to accepted wisdom, the Canadian government did not have honourable and just intentions, but violated treaties by refusing to grant the reserve lands that had been chosen and failing to supply the promised provisions. Instead Commissioner Dewdney used the courts, military and police to bring about political goals.
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