Hudson's Bay Company

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1885 / Fur Trade - 1970-1985. - Folder 2.

Alternate Title
Defence of Big Bear
Our Captivity Ended
Prisoners of the Indians
The Siege of Fort Pitt
Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Elizabeth M. McLean
William McKay
Francois Dufresne
Description
Personal narrative of the daughter of Chief Trader W.J. McLean of the Hudson's Bay Company about her family's capture at Fort Pitt and subsequent transfer to Wandering Spirit's camp at Frog Lake during the conflict. The interpreter for Big Bear at his trial gives translation of the Cree leader's speech and recounts his own memories of the Frog Lake Massacre.
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1885 / Metis Rebellion or Government Conspiracy? - Don McLean. - 1985.

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don McLean
Description
Book order forms for Don McLean's book which re-examines MacDonald's National Policy and its impact on the Métis of Western Canada at the time of the 1885 Resistance. He provides evidence to show that the Canadian government may have conspired to force the Métis to rebellion in order to save the CPR and the land settlement companies from bankruptcy. McLean believes that the Hudson's Bay Company and the CPR contributed to the conflict.
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Aboriginal Labour in the North-West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ron Bourgeault
Prairie Forum, vol. 31, no. 2, Fall, 2006, pp. 273-304
Description
Explores the historical background of the Aboriginal labour force prior to Saskatchewan forming a province in 1905.
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Aboriginal Rights Versus the Deed of Surrender: The Legal Rights of Native Peoples and Canada's Acquisition of the Hudson's Bay Company Territory

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank J. Tough
Prairie Forum, vol. 17, no. 2, Native Studies, Fall, 1992, pp. 225-250
Description
Outlines the transfer of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory to the Dominion of Canada, and compares the Hudson Bay Company's claim versus the Aboriginal claim.
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Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
From Quebec City, to Alexander Mackenzie Provincial Park west of Bella Coola, British Columbia route of waterways unites Canada historically and geographically....
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Alikasuar, a Hudson's Bay Employee

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
R.J. Billyard (photographer)
Description
Alikasuar posing for camera, wearing parka and toque and smoking a pipe; Rankin Inlet, N.W.T.
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All Saints School — Lac La Ronge, SK

Alternate Title
Anglican Residential Schools
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada
Description
Presents a history of the All Saints school from its beginnings in 1906 to 1948, and looks at how it was destroyed by fire twice.
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The Annual Migration

Articles » General
Manitoba Pageant, vol. 10, no. 2, Winter, 1965, p. [?]
Description
An excerpt from 1865 Nor'Wester newspaper describing exodus from the Settlement each summer as the annual buffalo hunt began and others left in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company.
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Archaeological Study of the Fort Pelly Site

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gilbert C. Watson
Saskatchewan History, vol. 25, no. 1, Winter, 1972, pp. 35-36
Description
Describes the excavation and resulting finds from the Hudson’s Bay Company’s post in northern Saskatchewan. Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 35.
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Atlas of Canada 6th Edition (archival version): Aboriginal Peoples circa 1823

Alternate Title
Atlas of Canada 6th Edition, 1999 – 2009 (archival version)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Natural Resources Canada
Description
Distribution of Aboriginal peoples at the height of British rule when the Hudson's Bay Company dominated the fur trade. Shows linguistic families, population and the extent of the area know to Europeans. Scroll down to choose options for downloading map and accompanying text.
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Averting Disaster: The Hudson's Bay Company and Smallpox in Western Canada During the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Alternate Title
Averting Disaster: The Hudson's Bay Company and Smallpox in Western Canada During the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul Hackett
Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 78, no. 3, 2004, pp. 575-609
Description
Argues that Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) served as a de facto public health agency and by the late 1830s provided an effective vaccination campaign covering most of western Canada.
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Battle at Fort Edmonton: Fur Traders Under Siege

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hugh A. Dempsey
Alberta History, vol. 59, no. 1, Winter, 2011, pp. 12-17
Description
Looks at an 1826 battle between horse thieves and fur traders ending with six fewer horse thieves.
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Battle of Seven Oaks

Articles » General
Canada's History, vol. 96, no. 3, June-July 2016, p. 13
Description
Brief description of the battle, which took place in what is now West Kildonan, a suburb of Winnipeg on June 19, 1816.
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Battle of Seven Oaks: 1816

Alternate Title
Snapshots of 19th Century Canada Blackline Master #10A
[Critical Challenges across the Curriculum]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Critical Thinking Cooperative
Description

The battle was a confrontation between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company during the Pemmican War which was precipitated by a proclamation that no pemmican could be exported from the Red River Colony. The North West contingent was led by Cuthbert Grant and included a large number of Métis.

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Battleford and Medicine Hat - Newspaper clipping - 9 May 1885.

Articles » General
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 1885, p. 196
Description
Note: The description of this document uses wording that was common to mainstream society of that time period in history. As such, it contains language that is no longer in common use and may offend some readers. This wording should not be construed to represent the views of the Indigenous Studies Portal or the University of Saskatchewan Library. A short article on the ongoing Northwest Resistance, including four sketches: 1. The fort at Battleford; 2. The South Saskatchewan; 3. Steamers loading at Medicine Hat; 4. The Revolt of the Half-Breeds.
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Battleford Remembers Stockade Days

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix
Mrs. C. Wetton
Description
Articles in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix relating to the 50th anniversary of the Northwest Resistance, with articles on Charles Parker, NWMP member,; Ben Prince, Chief Fine Day, and sketches of the Battleford Stockade.
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"Beatty, Reginald Bird-Diary & Correspondence"

Archival » Archival Items
Description
This file contains excerpts from Reginald Beatty's diary, correspondence about his encounters with Cree people, and letters home to his parents detailing his experience in the 1885 Riel Rebellion. Mr. Beatty was a farmer and fur trader in what is now known as the Melfort area of Saskatchewan.
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[Book Review]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Shepard Krech
Native Studies Review, vol. 3, no. 2, Native Peoples, Museums, and Heritage Resource Management, 1987, pp. 152-155
Description
Review of: Indian-European Trade Relations in the Lower Saskatchewan River Region to 1840 by Paul C. Thistle.
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[Book Reviews]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Robert Coutts
Native Studies Review, vol. 3, no. 2, 1987, pp. 156-161
Description
Review of: Caesars of the Wilderness by Peter C. Newman.
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Book Reviews:

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
David J. Norton
Massimiliano Carocci
Scott R. Trevithick
Guy Lanoue
Allan J. Ryan
Claire R. Farrer
Laurie Milne
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 193-211
Description
Book review of: The Iroquois in the War of 1812 by Carl Benn. The Lakota Ritual and the Sweat Lodge: History and Contemporary Practice by Raymond Bucko. The Legacy of Shingwaukonse: A Century of Native Leadership by Janet E. Chute. The Social Life of Stories: Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory by Julie Cruikshank. Looking North: Art from the University of Alaska Museum by Aldona Jonaitis (Editor).
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[Book Reviews]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Charles A. Bishop
Native Studies Review, vol. 3, no. 2, Native Peoples, Museums, and Heritage Resource Management, 1987, pp. 145-148
Description
Review of: The Fur Trade of the Little North Indians, Peddlers, and Englishmen East of Lake Winnipeg by Victor P. Lytwyn.
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Boundaries of Person, Boundaries of Place: Wilderness, "Indians" and the Mapping of Canada's Northwest Interior in 1857

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sabina Trimble
Mount Royal Undergraduate Humanities Review, Review 2, December 2014, pp. 1-12
Description
Discusses document produced by the British Parliament in 1857 about the land, inhabitants and Hudson Bay activities between the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountains in order to see what lands should be ceded from HBC to Canada for settlement.
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A Brief History of Federal Inuit Policy Development: Lessons in Consultation and Cultural Competence

Alternate Title
A History of Treaties and Policies
Aboriginal Policy Research ; vol. 7
Aboriginal Policy Research Conference ; 3rd, 2009
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Erik Anderson
Sarah Bonesteel
Description
Looks at shortcomings in consultation and introduction of social policies and programs designed for the south. Chapter from A History of Treaties and Policies, which is vol. 7 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2009.
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