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Last Chance Passed Lots Auction: October 28th, 2022

Mon, Oct 24, 2022 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Oct 28, 2022 03:00PM EDT
Lot 432

Stories from Indian Wigwams and Northern Campfires

Estimate: $300 - $600

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In this lot is the First Edition, "Stories from Indian Wigwams and Northern Campfires", by Egerton Ryerson Young, 1893. Young's deep and obvious love and respect for Native people, and his efforts to convert them to Christianity, are written in the pages of this book. This book will educate those unfamiliar with the incredible ways of survival and existence among the Native people in Canada of the 19th Century, A fascinating look at life in Canada in the 19th century, expresses profound respect for their knowledge, skills, and humour, and reveals the impact of fur trading, the Louis Riel rebellion, and the influx of white settlers on traditional Native lands. Egerton Ryerson Young was a Wesleyan Methodist Minister who served as a missionary among the Cree and Ojibwa tribes in northern Manitoba. Grey cloth bound gold gilt embossed cover in good condition, foxing and age tanning on pages throughout, 5.75"W x 7.75"L x 1.5"D