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Resident Metis Women's Perceptions of their Local Social Reality in Seven Northern Saskatchewan Communities, Poelzer, D. & I. Poelzer
1 Poelzer, D. & I. Poelzer Resident Metis Women's Perceptions of their Local Social Reality in Seven Northern Saskatchewan Communities
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Native Women's Association 1982 Spiral bound Very Good+ 
Card covers show light edge wear. ; A bright, solid book.; Graphs; 160 pages; "A preliminary descriptive report for submission to the Saskatchewan Native Women's Association and to the women interviewed in the original field research." The seven communities are Cumberland House, Ile a la Crosse, La Loche, La Ronge, Sandy Bay, Stony Rapids and Turnor Lake 
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Gabriel Dumont  The Metis chief and his lost world, Woodcock, George
2 Woodcock, George Gabriel Dumont The Metis chief and his lost world
Edmonton, AB Hurtig 1975 0888300956 / 9780888300959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
DJ has small tears and chipping, light shelfwear to edges of boards. Gift notation on title page in ink. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, a tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; "Gabriel Dumont (December 1837 – May 19, 1906) was a leader of the Métis people of what is now Western Canada. In 1873 Dumont was elected to the presidency of the short-lived republic of St. Laurent; afterward he continued to play a leading role among the Métis of the South Saskatchewan River. He played a critical role in bringing Louis Riel back to Canada, in order to pressure the Canadian authorities to pay attention to the troubles of the Métis people. He was adjutant general in the provisional Métis government declared in the District of Saskatchewan in 1885, and commanded the Métis forces in the North-West Rebellion or North West Resistance of 1885." "In 1886, Dumont joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West where he received top billing as a rebel leader and crack marksman. Although the Canadian government granted a general amnesty in the summer of 1886, Dumont did not return to Canada until 1888, in order to lecture in Montreal. He retired to Batoche in 1893 eventually obtaining title to the lands he had settled in 1872. He returned to his former life as a farmer, hunter and trapper, and dictated two memoirs of his experiences in the rebellion. He died from natural causes in 1906." Wikipedia 
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