Associate Professor - Canada, U.S., 19th-20th Century, Metis & First Nations histories, North American borderlands, Great Plains
|Degrees:||B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (Calgary), Ph.D. (Wisconsin)|
|Phone:||613-520-2600 x 2845|
|Office:||445 Paterson Hall|
- Metis & Fur Trade History
- Indigenous histories, settler colonialism
- North American West, borderlands
- Folklore and “vernacular” histories
Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press; Regina: University of Regina Press, 2015).
Chapters in Books (refereed)
“The Montana Métis and the shifting patterns of belonging,” in Contours of a people: Metis family, mobility, and history, ed. Nicole St-Onge, Carolyn Podruchny, Brenda Macdougall (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012), pp. 300-30.
“Between Race and Nation: The creation of a Métis borderland,” in Bridging National Borders in North America, ed. Andrew R. Graybill and Benjamin H. Johnson (Durham: Duke University Press, 2010), pp. 59-87.
“Crossing the Line: Race, nationality, and the deportation of the ‘Canadian’ Cree in the Canada-U.S. borderlands, 1890-1900,” in The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests: Essays on the Regional History of the 49th Parallel, ed. Sterling Evans (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006), pp. 155-71.
Articles in Refereed Journals
“Disputing the Medicine Line: The Plains Crees and the Canadian-American Border, 1876-1885,” Montana the Magazine of Western History 52, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 2-17. Reprinted in One West, Two Myths: A Comparative Reader, ed. C.L. Higham and Robert Thacker (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004), pp. 85-108.