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By Frank Tough

In traditional histories of the Canadian prairies, local humans disappear from view after the Riel Rebellions. during this groundbreaking examine, Frank difficult examines the function of local peoples, either Indian and Metis, within the economic climate of northern Manitoba from Treaty 1 to the melancholy. He argues that they didn't develop into economically out of date yet particularly performed an immense position within the transitional period among the mercantile fur alternate and the rising commercial financial system of the mid-twentieth century.

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The model demonstrates that even if more time is spent on subsistence activities, the commercial aspect remains paramount. Income from trapping was used to purchase equipment or the means of production, which was required and used by both the subsistence and commercial sectors. Plentiful subsistence resources reduced the cost of fur production for this mercantile industry, and an equilibrium existed between commerce and subsistence. Nonetheless, the balance between subsistence and commercial efforts was delicate.

The layout of this post is relatively symmetrical. 19 show the layouts of Nelson House and Lac du Brochet trading posts. For these posts, buildings were limited to the needs of domestic arrangements and trade. 25/19) apparent in the landscape. 19, which shows large meat stages for drying caribou venison. The term 'trade post' is misleading; earlier references to 'factories' and 'plantations' more accurately reflect the variety of activities that occurred in and around posts. To sustain the export of fur, a lot more than trade was carried on at the posts.

In particular, women were responsible for retrieving game, except in instances when it was intended for consumption by the post; then servants would haul it. Also, women contributed to domestic food production by fishing, snaring, gathering, and gardening. Hides and pelts were prepared for exchange by women. The intermarriage of Native women and European men was an outgrowth of the integration of domestic or subsistence production and commercial exchange. Missionary records indicate that children helped to dry meat and to prepare skins.

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