Behind the man : John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian vote in Canada (Book, 2007) []
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Behind the man : John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian vote in Canada

Author: Ruth Gorman
Publisher: Calgary : Univ. of Calgary Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A 'biography' of Alberta political figure John Lee Laurie, one of Alberta's key proponents for the Aboriginal franchise through the 1940s & 50s.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography. Political activists Biography
Named Person: Ruth Gorman; John Laurie; Ruth Gorman; John Laurie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Gorman
ISBN: 1552382184 9781552382189
OCLC Number: 162474038
Description: 350 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction by Frits Pannekoek Notes to Introduction Authoras Introduction 1. The Mountain 2. The Stars Shone Bright. 3. Strange Omission 4. The Winds of Change Blow across the World 5. An Angry Young Man 6. Laurie Finds the Right Place 7. A Horse Did It 8. Laurie Finds a Family 9. A History Teacher Studies around the Campfire 10. A History Teacher Studies History in Books 11. A Red Metis Meets a White Metis 12. The Department and Enfranchisement 13. The Harsh Reality of Enfranchisement 14. Laurie and the Indians Find Me 15. The Buckskin Curtain 16. Department of Indian Affairs and the IAA 17. New Act and the "Man Behind the Throne" 18. I Take the Case 19. The First Hobbema Hearing, 1951 20. After the Hobbema Hearing / I Go Pubic 21. The Appeal 22. Senatorship 23. Laurieas Death 24. Laurieas Funeral 25. Laurieas Magnificient Record of Chainge 26. The Brief / I Go North 27. I Go to Parliament 28. The Vote Epilogue Appendix I: Timeline of events concerning Ruth Gorman and John Laurieas involvement with the Aboriginal people of Canada Notes Index
Responsibility: Ruth Gorman.


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