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Trading with the Hudson's Bay Company

Niurrutiqarniq

Shannon Partridge (editor)

ISBN: 9781897568002

Publication Date: Jul 2009

Format: Paperback

Recounts both Inuit and a trader's perspective on the fur trade in the Nunavut area in the last half of the 20th century. It is also a poignant account of the introduction of money, through the use of the token system at the HBC posts, to Family Allowance payments which led to the settlement of Inuit in communities, and finally to the cash economy in use today.
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Niurrutiqarniq: Trading with the Hudson's Bay Company recounts both Inuit and a trader's perspective on the fur trade in the Nunavut area in the last half of the 20th century. It is also a poignant account of the introduction of money, through the use of the token system at the HBC posts, to Family Allowance payments which led to the settlement of Inuit in communities, and finally to the cash economy in use today.
Pages 282
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jul 2009
Publisher Nunavut Arctic College Media
Subject/s Anthropology   Indigenous peoples   Rural communities   Sociology: customs & traditions  

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