From new peoples to new nations : aspects of Metis history and identity from the eighteenth to the twenty-first centuries /

From New Peoples to New Nations is a broad historical account of the emergence of the Metis as distinct peoples in North America over the last three hundred years.

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Authors / Creators: Ens, Gerhard J. 1954- (Author), Sawchuk, Joe, 1942- (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Sawchuk, Joe, 1942- author.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2015.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Figures and Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • From New Peoples to New Nations. Aspects of Métis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Hybridity and Patterns of Ethnogenesis
  • 1. Race and Nation: Changing Ethnological and Historical Constructions of Hybridity
  • 2. Economic Ethnogenesis: The Fur Trade and Métissage in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
  • Part II: The Genesis and Development of the Idea of the Métis Nation to the 1930s
  • Introduction
  • 3. Fur Trade Wars, the Battle of Seven Oaks, and the Idea of the Métis Nation, 1811-1849
  • 4. Louis Riel and the Religion of Métis Nationalism, 1869-1885
  • 5. L'Union nationale métisse Saint-Joseph, A.-H. de Trémaudan, and the Re-imagining of the Métis Nation, 1910 to the 1930s
  • Part III: Government Policy and the Invention of Métis Status in the Nineteenth Century
  • 6. The Manitoba Act and the Creation of a Métis Status
  • 7. Extinguishing Rights and Inventing Categories: Métis Scrip as Policy and Self-Ascription
  • 8. Indian Treaty versus Métis Scrip: The Permeability of Status Categories and Ethnicities
  • 9. The United States / Canada Border and the Bifurcation of the Plains Métis, 1870-1900
  • Part IV: Economic Marginalization and the Métis Political Response, 1896 to the 1960s
  • Introduction
  • 10. St Paul des Métis Colony, 1896-1909: Identity as Pathology
  • 11. Political Mobilization in Alberta and the Métis Population Betterment Act of 1938
  • 12. The Liberals, the CCF, and the Métis of Saskatchewan, 1935-1964
  • 13. Social Science and the Métis, 1950-1970
  • Part V: Politics, the Courts, and the Constitution: Reformulating Métis Identities since the 1960s
  • 14. A Renewed Political Awareness, 1965-2000
  • 15. Reformulated Identities, 1965-2013
  • 16. The Métis of Ontario
  • 17. Organizational Politics, Land Claims, and the Métis of the Northwest Territories
  • 18. Ethnic Symbolism: Reinterpreting and Recreating the Past
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index