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- DescriptionAboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations contains seventeen essays on aspects of the history of the First Nations living within the present-day boundaries of Ontario. This volume review the experience of both the Algonquian and Iroquoian peoples in Southern Ontario, as well as the Algonquians in Northern Ontario. The first section describes the climate and landforms of Ontario thousands of years ago. It includes a comprehensive account of the archaeologists' contributions to our kwledge of the material culture of the First Nations before the arrival of the Europeans. The essay sint he second and third sections look respectively at the Native peoples of Southern Ontario and Northern Ontario, from 1550 to 1945. The final section looks at more recent developments. The volume includes numerous illustrations and maps, as well as an extensive bibliography.
- Author BiographyDr. Edward Rogers was the head of the Department of Ethnology at the Royal Ontario Museum, a professor of anthropology at McMaster, and long-time researcher, friend, and associate of Canada's Native peoples. Donald Burnet Smith is the author of ten previous volumes of poetry. His most recent book is The Killed (Wolsak & Wynn). He has been nominated for the Governor General's Award and has won numerous prizes for his writing, including The Malahat Review's Long Poem Prize. Currently he divides his time between Paris, France, and Antigonish, Nova Scotia, where he teaches at St. Francis Xavier University.
- PublisherDundurn Group Ltd
- Date of Publication01/09/1994
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintDundurn Group Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight637 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Edited byDonald B. Smith,Edward S. Rogers
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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