Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Big Bear: The End of Freedom

Big Bear: The End of Freedom (Paperback)

£15.50
Despatched in 2 business days.
Order now for Free delivery in the UK or choose Express Delivery to receive in 2 business days.
More on delivery...

Synopsis

When the white settlers came to western Canada, Big Bear realized that the Cree Indians'way of life was threatened, and he fought to prevent his people from being reduced to poverty-stricken outcasts in their own land. Although his protests were peaceful, he was labelled a troublemaker. Years of frustration and rage exploded when his followers killed the white people of Frog Lake, a tragedy Big Bear was powerless to stop. The old chief stood trial for inciting rebellion--though all he had sought was justice and freedom.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesIndigenous peoples Publisher: University of Regina Press Publication Date: 01/01/2006 ISBN-13: 9780889771963  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Despatched in 2 business days. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Hugh Dempsey is Chief Curator Emeritus of the Glenbow Museum in Calgary and one of western Canada's most respected historical authors. His books include The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, and TheGolden Age of the Canadian Cowboy. Dempsey was made an honorary chief of the Kainai Blackfoot in 1967 and in 1975 was invested as a member of the Order of Canada.

More books by Hugh A. Dempsey

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year
(Paperback)
Linda LeGarde Grover
 
 
£11.99
 
The Lost City of the Monkey God
(Paperback)
Douglas Preston
 
 
£8.99
 
Reinventing Hoodia: Peoples, Plants,...
(Paperback)
Laura A. Foster
 
 
£20.99
 
Blood and Land: The Story of Native...
(Paperback)
J. C. H. King
 
 
£12.99
 
Latest Blog
Read an Extract from A Skinful of Shadows
21/09/2017

Read an extract from the eagerly awaited new novel by the Costa-winning Frances Hardinge, A Skinful of Shadows.

#FoylesFive: Elsewhere-Elsewhen
18/09/2017

Jen from the Web Team shares a selection of books that will transport the reader to another time and place.

Growler: The Inspiration for the Now Iconic Bear
18/09/2017

James Campbell describes how the groundbreaking approach to illustration adopted by Milne and Shepard came about, which bear provided the inspiration for the drawings and which of the characters was Shepard's secret favourite.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd