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The One And A Half Men

By Dobbin, Murray

Regina: Gabriel Dumont Institute, 1981. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.5 cm. Clean bright and tight this is a fine copy. Jim Brady and Malcolm Norris are the one-and-a-half men, a term coined by a nineteenth century Catholic priest to refer to the Métis rebels: half indian, half white, half devil. The book examines Malcolm Norris and Jim Bradys involvement in the struggle to organize the Métis in Saskatchewan and Alberta, through the 1930s-40s and the 1960s.

$19.90

Home From The Hill

By McLean, Don

Regina: Gabriel Dumont Institute, 1987. 2nd Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 22.5 cm. The book shows light rubbing, otherwise clean tight and near fine. A quote from the dust jacket. Home From The Hill presents an in-depth study of the Métis from their beginnings in the fur trade to the present time. This work traces both the European and Indian roots of the Métis….

$35.81

Riel and the Rebellion 1885 Reconsidered

By Flanagan, Thomas

Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1983. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. There is light rubbing to bottom edges, and back cover at spine. Light rubbing and a bump to back cover. This is a very good to near fine copy clean and bright on the inside. ""After re-examining the documentary evidence surrounding the North-West Rebellion, I concluded that the Métis grievances were at least partly of their own making: The government was on the verge of resolving them when the Rebellion broke out…."" and this is where the controversy begins with Flanagan's assumptions and observations'.

$15.92

The History of the Métis of Willow Bunch

By Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn

Saskatoon: Ron Rivard Management, 2003. First Edition. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 28.0 cm. signed: both authors 2004. The book is near fine condition, clean and bright. This history of the Métis of Willow Bunch does not just include Willow Bunch Métis, but all Métis comers and goers of an early history, within Saskatchewan. There are familial connections, shared histories, within the Métis of Saskatchewan who had come out of Red River to Willow Bunch and area. Ron Rivard and Catherine Little John have managed to integrate the histories to reflect the connections.

$59.69

Louis Riel & the Métis

By Editor: A. S. Lussier

Winnipeg: Pemmican Publications, 1983. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. The covers show light rubbing and creasing to the spine edge. There is also light sunning to spine and top. Previous owners name in ink on fep. There a few lines of text that have underlining, the best bits describing the demise of the Red River Metis's old way 1860's. The papers in this volume were presented at a small academic session-advertised as the ""Riel Mini-Conference"" …The project is to collect and publish the complete writings of Louis Riel…The essays included will help to clarify important aspects of Riel's life and times.

$23.87

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HalfBreed

By Campbell, Maria

Halifax: GoodRead Biographies, 1983. Later Printing. mmpb. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 18.0 cm. The books has some light toning pages are still supple. This is a story of Maria Campbell growing up in the culture of the Road Allowance people. Of finding courage and confidence in herself and her people.

$5.57

The Skirmish at Seven Oaks

By Pelletier, Joanne

Regina: Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research, 1985. Revised Edition. Illustrated Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 22.0 cm. Clean and Bright copy. ""The skirmish at Seven Oaks took place on June 19, 1816…the Métis led by Cuthbert Grant of the Northwest Company and the opposing group led by Governor Semple of the Hudson Bay Company. The skirmish itself lasted 15 minutes…."" This skirmish defined who the Métis were.

$15.92

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Riel

By Janet Rosenstock and Dennis Adair

Markham: Paperjacks, 1979. Reprint. mmpb. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 18.0 cm. There is light age toning to pages, which are still supple. The copy is clean and tight. This is a movie tie in book, Riel based on the original screenplay by Roy Moore. ""Based on the CBC/Green River Production, Riel relives the colourful days of a tiny nation's bitter struggle for survival, and the final tragic ending to a dream.""

$5.57

The Métis Alphabet Book

By Fauchon, Joseph Jean

Saskatoon: The Gabriel Dumont Institute, 2005. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 27.5 cm. Sheldon Mauvieux. the book is in near fine condition, clean and bright. A quote from the dust jacket. The Métis Alphabet Book is a unique addition to the creative genre of children's alphabet books….highlights historical figures, significant events, places of interest and other aspects of being Métis ….

$15.92

Revolt in the West

By McCourt, Edward

Toronto: Macmillan Book Publishing Group, 1958. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 22.0 cm. Jack Ferguson. A very nice bright copy. A book published by Macmillan for the Great Stories of Canada Series. The book details the story of the Riel Rebellion from Duck Lake to the fall of Gabriel Dumont's' forces at Batoche and the ultimate capture of Riel. The book is illustrated in two tone, with map endpapers depicting the battle areas and notes.

$27.85

The History of the Métis of Willow Bunch

By Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn

Saskatoon: Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn, 2003. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 28.0 cm. Signed by Ron. Bright and tight. The book is illustrated throughout with maps and photographs. From prologue: Willow Bunch is a Métis Community. ...We were real people with real homes...the history of Willow Bunch started long before those who said they were here first.

$51.73

Gabriel Speaks

By Michael Barnholden (Translator)

Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2009. 2nd Edition Revised. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.5 cm. Fine as new. A quote from the dust jacket. in 1903.....Louis Riel's adjutant general Gabriel Dumont dictated his memoirs to a group of friends,....Now re-translated into English, it preserves the record of an unrepeatable oral recital...events in the history of the Métis in a new context.

$13.53

Louis Riel: Selected Reading

By Bowsfield, Hartwell

Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman Ltd., 1988. First Trade Paperback Edition. Stiff Paper Wraps. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.5 cm. The book is clean internally, there is light soiling to the text block. The covers are bit rubbed and there is a crease in the upper corners. This title comes from the New Canadian Readings Series. This book presents a series of papers, written by various researchers who have expressed their and others view's on Louis Riel and what had been happening with the Métis in the North-West Territory 1840-1900.

$15.92

Louis Riel V. CANADA

By Bumsted J. M.

Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 2001. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. The book is clean bright and tight. A quote from the dust jacket. Respected academic J. M. Bumsted takes a look at Riel from a historical perspective, examining the political and cultural ramifications of Riel's life for the citizens of western Canada.

$23.87

The Other Natives the-les Métis: Volume Two - Tome Deux 1885-1978

By Editors: Antoine S. Lussier & D. Bruce Sealey

Winnipeg: Manitoba Metis Federation Press, 1978. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.5 cm. This is an ex-library with the stamps no pockets. It is still in very good condition, with light rubbing to boards. The interior is clean and bright. From the introduction: This volume is not an in-depth analysis of modern Métis societies but is a description of some forces that appear to have moulded it.

$23.87

Louis Riel

By Bowsfield, Hartwell

Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 19.5 cm. The interior is clean and bright. The covers show light rubbing along the edges. This is a biography of Riel, illustrated throughout with b/w images and maps.

$15.92

Marie Anne: The Frontier Adventures of Marie Anne Lagimodiere

By MacEwan, Grant

Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1984. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. There is a crease on the cover the length of the book. The interior is tight and clean. A quote from the dust jacket. In this new biography, Grant MacEwan …gives his readers a rare glimpse of the frontier through the eyes of a remarkable woman. -Lord Selkirk said at the time, he would have made her governor of Red River. Mother to Louis Riel jr.

$11.94