Metis and the Medicine Line Canadian edition book coverProf. Michel Hogue‘s book Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People (University of Regina Press) is one of five books shortlisted for the 2016 Sir John A. Macdonald Prize.

The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize is attributed annually to the best scholarly book in Canadian history and is awarded, since 2009, at the yearly Governor General Awards for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, in addition to its long-established presentation at the annual CHA’s Annual Meeting.

The Canadian Historical Association/La Société historique du Canada is proud of its relationship with Manulife as the sponsor of the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize in the amount of $5,000 since 2010.

The winner will be announced on May 31 at the CHA Annual Prize Ceremonies that will be held during Congress in Calgary.