[Recommended] Cole Harris “ Idaho
- From 1849 to 1871 newcomers to the region, the local administration, and the Colonial Office encountered opportunities to construct a colonial relationship with the indigenous peoples in the Chilcotin and on the streets of Victoria (and in many other locales as well). Making use of the perspectives, views, and evidence supplied in further readings by Tina Loo and Jean Barman and the material covered in Unit 3 in West Beyond the West, how did colonizers understand, depict, and address the colonized in these years?
- How would you describe the intersections of capital, class, and race in BC from 1871 to 1900? Make use of the readings by Cole Harris (“Idaho Peak”), John Douglas Belshaw, and Patricia Roy and the Unit 4 readings in West Beyond the West for perspectives, ideas, and examples.