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Michel Hogue

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

Research Interests

  • Metis & Fur Trade History
  • Indigenous histories, settler colonialism
  • North American West, borderlands
  • Folklore and “vernacular” histories

Select Publications


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.