W. Keith Regular is a high school history and social studies teacher in Elkford, British Columbia. He received a PhD in history from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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Neighbours and Networks
The Blood Tribe in the Southern Alberta
Neighbours and Networks explores the economic relationship
between the Blood Indian reserve and the surrounding region of
southern Alberta between 1884 and 1939. The Blood tribe, though
living on a reserve, refused to become economically isolated from
larger community and became significant contributors to the regional
Regular's study fills the gap left by Canadian
historiography that has largely ignored the economic associations
between Natives and non-Natives in a common environment. He refutes
the perception that Native reserves have played only a minor role in
regional development, and provides an excellent example of a cross-
cultural, cooperative economic relationship in the post-treaty
on the Canadian plains.
University of Calgary Press
Photos, maps, tablesU.S. distribution
240 pp., 6 " x 9 ", December