From The Barren Lands: Fur Trade, First Nations, And A Life In Northern Canada by Leonard FlettFrom The Barren Lands: Fur Trade, First Nations, And A Life In Northern Canada by Leonard Flett

From The Barren Lands: Fur Trade, First Nations, And A Life In Northern Canada

byLeonard Flett

Paperback | November 4, 2015

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This is a story about the fur trade and First Nations, and the development of northern Canada, seen and experienced not only through Leonard Flett's eyes, but also through the eyes of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.The lives of indigenous people in remote areas of northern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the 1960s and 1970s are examined in detail. Flett's successful career with both the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company provides an insight into the dying days of the fur trade and the rise of a new retail business tailored to First Nations.
Leonard Flett is a Cree status member of the Big Trout Lake Ontario First Nation. Originally from Cumberland House, Saskatchewan and Shamattawa, Manitoba, he has an extensive 42-year background with the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, retiring as vice-president in 2005. He has been recognized by the Aboriginal communit...
Title:From The Barren Lands: Fur Trade, First Nations, And A Life In Northern CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.52 × 7.46 × 0.79 inPublished:November 4, 2015Publisher:Great Plains PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927855330

ISBN - 13:9781927855331

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"a remarkable point of view."&nbsp- Trevor Greyeyes,&nbspFirst Nations Voice