McLean, Don, Interview

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Title: McLean, Don, Interview
Subject: 1885 Resistance, Fur Trade, Métis Nation
Description: Don was interviewed on March 31, 1983 in Regina, Saskatchewan. At the time of the interview, Don was employed at the Gabriel Dumont Institute in Regina and writing a book on the history of the Métis Nation. He discusses the story of William H. Jackson, an Anglo-Saxon Protestant who became Louis Riel's secretary prior to the 1885 Resistance, and his involvement in the Métis struggle, the birth of the Métis Nation and its development, economically, politically, socially, and militarily, a Marxist analysis of the Fur Trade, the birth of the Canadian state and Canadian westward expansion, grievances leading to the 1885 Riel Resistance, and the role played by the Canadian government in fomenting the resistance.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1983/03/31
Type: Text Document
Language: English
Date of Copyright: June 11, 2007
Coverage: Canada
GDI Media Filename: MCLEAN,DON.pdf

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