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Indians, animals, and the fur trade : a critique of Keepers of the game / edited by Shepard Krech III.


Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0820305634, 9780820305639

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Other Authors Krech, Shepard, 1944-
Subjects Fourrures -- Commerce -- Canada.
Fur trade -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Religion.
Indians of North America -- Hunting -- Canada.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Canada -- Religion.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Chasse -- Canada.
Martin, Calvin. Keepers of the game.
Micmac (Indiens) -- Chasse.
Micmac Indians -- Hunting.
Ojibwa (Indiens) -- Chasse.
Ojibwa Indians -- Hunting.
Description 207 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes "Initial versions of these papers were presented in the symposium, 'Ethnohistorical perspectives on Keepers of the game, ' at the twenty-seventh annual meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory, Albany, N.Y., October 11-14, 1979"--Introd., notes, pages 9.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Set of anthropological essays responding to the challenges generated by the historian Calvin Martin with his 1978 book, 'Keepers of the game: Indian animal relationships and the fur trade', regarding Indian motivation in the fur trade.
Contents The war between Indians and animals / Calvin Martin -- Ontario native people and the epidemics of 1634-1640 / Bruce G. Trigger -- Northeastern Indian concepts of conservation and the fur trade: a critique of Calvin Martin's thesis / Charles A. Bishop -- Keepers of the game and the nature of explanation / Dean R. Snow -- "Throwing bad medicine": sorcery, disease, and the fur trade among the Kutchin and other Northern Athapaskans / Shepard Krech III -- The nature of evil: of whales and sea otters / Lydia T. Black -- Why the Southeastern Indians slaughtered deer / Charles M. Hudson, Jr. -- Animals and disease in Indian belief / William C. Sturtevant -- Comment / Calvin Martin.
Geographic Area Canada
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7283836
(OCoLC)ocm07283836
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