Stories Made to Matter: Power, Public Memory, and the Visual Rhetoric of Treaty 1 Representations at Lower Fort Garry

  • Georgia DeFehr University of Winnipeg

Abstract

In 1871, Indigenous and Crown representatives gathered at Lower Fort Garry in Manitoba to negotiate the first of the numbered treaties. Through the lens of visual and material rhetorics, a former historic interpreter considers how the historic site functions to ensure rather than challenge settler colonial misunderstanding of Treaty 1.

Published
2020-08-31
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Articles