Website: The People Who Own Themselves
Author: Heather Devine, Ph.D.

About The Author

Heather Devine is a historian specializing in Canadian Native History, American Indian Policy, and Western Canadian ethnic history. She has published numerous articles on fur trade social history, and is a frequent guest speaker at genealogical seminars. At the present time she has a joint academic appointment at the University of Calgary as Assistant Professor in the Museum and Heritage Studies Program in the Faculty of Communication and Culture, and as Curator of Indigenous Heritage at the Nickle Arts Museum. She can be reached at