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The Cypress Hills : an island by itself

Author: Walter Hildebrandt; Brian Hubner
Publisher: Saskatoon : Purich Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"With an abundance of buffalo, other game, and lodge pole pine, the hills, straddling the Alberta/Saskatchewan/United States border, were a natural gathering point for First Nations and Métis peoples. Their presence drew the Hudson Bay Company and American free traders, whiskey traders, and wolfers. The presence of the latter two groups led to a clash of cultures culminating in the 1873 Cypress Hills massacre, an
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Hildebrandt; Brian Hubner
ISBN: 9781895830309 1895830303
OCLC Number: 132302839
Notes: Earlier ed.: The Cypress Hills : the land and its people.
Description: 184 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1: The Cypress Hills and their People --
2: The Buffalo and the Fur Trade --
3: Whoop-Up Country --
4: The Cypress Hills Massacre --
5: Fort Walsh and the NWMP --
6: Treaties and Reservations --
7: The Nakoda --
8: The Modern Age.
Responsibility: Walter Hildebrandt & Brian Hubner.
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Building on the success of their earlier work, The Cypress Hills: The Land and its People, Hildebrandt and Hubner revisit the hills and bring new and updated material to this book.  Read more...

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