Northern Canadian Studies

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The Subarctic Fur Trade

Native Social and Economic Adaptations

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Whose North?

Political Change, Political Development, and Self Government in the Northwest Territories

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This provides the context for a better understanding of these issues and traces the evolution of an innovative, increasingly indigenous, governmental process.

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Yukon

The Last Frontier

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The Klondike Stampede

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This classic in Yukon gold rush literature was originally published in 1900 and has long been out of print.

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Gold at Fortymile Creek

Early Days in the Yukon

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Michael Gatesfollows the first gold-seekers from their arrival in 1873 until the stampede to the Klondike in 1896, capturing the essence of these early years of the gold rush and chronicling the trials and successes of the hardy individualists who searched for gold in the wilderness.

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Tammarniit (Mistakes)

Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63

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The Social Life of Stories

Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory

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In this illuminating study of indigenous oral narratives, Julie Cruikshank moves beyond the text to explore the social power and significance of storytelling.

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Gamblers and Dreamers

Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike

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Gamblers and Dreamers tackles some of the myths about the history of the North in the era of the gold rush.

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Ways of Knowing

Experience, Knowledge, and Power among the Dene Tha

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Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork at Chateh, Jean-Guy Goulet delineates the interconnections between the strands of meaning and experience with which the Dene Tha constitute and creatively engage their world.

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The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney

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The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney is a biography of a man who played a key role in the events which marked the political, social, and economic transformation of western Canada in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

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