Near Fine in None as Issued jacket. Text/BRAND NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Soft cover/NF w/trace surface wear. Strike-out to fEP. Biography of James Gladstone (1887-1971), first treaty Indian to be appointed to the Canadian Senate. Cree by birth, Blood Reserve of the Blackfoot nation by adoption, Gladstone (or Akay-na-muka, "Many guns") led a rich and varied life. He attended an Anglican Mission school on the reserve and an technical school for Indians in Calgary, apprenticed as a printer, farmed, and was scout/interpreter for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police before full time dedication to political activism. His life journey is also a history of North American Indians of Canada.
Good. 0888332084 225 pages. Index. Reference notes. Black and white illustrations. "James Gladstone, a treaty Blood Indian, devoted his long and active life to the betterment of Canada's native people...This fascinating biography not only examines the career of a pivotal leader, but also explores the development of the native movement in Canada."-from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Contents yellowed at edges. Binding intact. A sound working copy.
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