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Gabriel Dumont

Gabriel Dumont( )
Author: Woodcock, George
Series title:The Canadians Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2003
Publisher:Clockwise Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.95
Book Description:

Born in St Boniface in 1837 of French and Indian parentage, Gabriel Dumont's childhood was spent in the Saskatchewan country, where he grew accustomed to the semi-nomadic existence of the Metis. These were the proud days of the Metis nation, when its people roamed freely throughout the Prairies. The most stable social institution was the annual buffalo hunt with its rules. When Gabriel Dumont became head of the Great Saskatchewan Hunt in 1862 the end of the nomadic lifestyle was...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Canada / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural & Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.33 Pounds
Author Biography
Woodcock, George (Author)
George Woodcock was born in Winnipeg, Canada on May 8, 1912. He was educated in England, and returned to Canada in 1949. He was a poet, critic, and essayist. During his lifetime, he wrote and edited almost 150 books. His works included Anarchism, The Anarchist Reader, The Crystal Spirit, and Canada and the Canadians. He was the founding editor of Canadian Literature, the first journal to look solely at Canada's literary world. He also founded the anarchist literary journal Now in 1940. He died from coronary problems on January 28, 1995 at the age of 82.


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