35 Results
35 Results
Life on the ranch —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
6 available of 9 items

Examines various aspects of life on cattle ranches in the nineteenth century, describing the reasons for becoming a rancher or a cowboy, the hard work involved, food and living arrangements, and more.

Homes of the West —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
8 available of 12 items

Examines various types of dwellings in western Northern America during the nineteenth century, discussing their construction and design as well as the lives of the settlers who lived in them.

The wagon train —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
7 available of 9 items

Describes how pioneers set out across the United States and Canada in the nineteenth century looking for a better life in the West--the routes they took, the covered wagons they used, what they ate, the dangers they face...

The railroad —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
10 available of 10 items

Who settled the West? —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
12 available of 13 items

Discusses the reasons people migrated West, the routes they took, some of the difficulties faced by pioneers, the different ethnic and cultural backgrounds of the settlers, and the building of homes and towns.

Lost harvests : Prairie Indian reserve farmers and government policy —Carter, Sarah, 1954- author.
Book
2019
1 available of 3 items

"Agriculture on Plains Indian reserves is generally thought to have failed because the Native peoples lacked either an interest in farming or an aptitude for it. In Lost Harvests Sarah Carter reveals that reserve residen...

The audacity of his enterprise : Louis Riel and the Métis nation that Canada never was, 1840-1875 —Hamon, M. Max., 1980- author.
Book
2019
10 available of 13 items

"Louis Riel (1844-1885) was an iconic figure in Canadian history best known for his roles in the Red River Resistance of 1869 and the Northwest Resistance of 1885. A political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian ...

Lost harvests : Prairie Indian reserve farmers and government policy —Carter, Sarah, 1954- author.
Book
1993
14 available of 15 items

An in-depth study of government policy, Indian responses and the socio-economic condition of the reserve communities on the Canadian prairies in the post-treaty era. Specifically concerned with the failure of agricultura...

Steamboats on the Saskatchewan —Peel, Bruce, 1916-1998
Book
1972
26 available of 26 items

Women of the West —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
2000
11 available of 12 items

Describes the lives and experiences of women in the nineteenth-century American west, including immigrants, African Americans, and Native Americans.

Life on the trail —Kalman, Bobbie.
Book
1999
8 available of 8 items

Steel across the plains —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
Book
1992
6 available of 6 items

Payepot and his people —Watech, Abel.
Book
2007
20 available of 20 items

Fragile settlements : Aboriginal peoples, law, and resistance in south-west Australia and prairie Canada —Nettelbeck, Amanda, author.
Book
2016
3 available of 3 items

"Fragile Settlements compares the processes through which colonial authority was asserted over Indigenous people in southwest Australia and prairie Canada from the 1830s to the early twentieth century. At the start of th...

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