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Heather Devine

  • Professor

Research Interests

  • Canadian Native history
  • American Indian policy
  • Western Canadian ethnic history
  • museum and archival studies
  • cultural resource management
  • Aboriginal ethnic community and family formation
  • heritage education and interpretation
  • public history

Books

Heather Devine, ed.  Everett Soop: Journalist, Cartoonist, Activist (exhibition catalogue).  Calgary:  The Nickle Arts Museum, 2007.

Heather Devine.    The People Who Own Themselves: Aboriginal Ethnogenesis in a Canadian Family, 16601900. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004. (WINNER Harold Adams Innis Prize - Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (best English-Language book in the Social Sciences, 2004-05).

Chapters in Books:

Heather Devine.  "Being and Becoming Métis: A Personal Reflection". Laura Peers and Carolyn Podruchny, eds. Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories. Vancouver: UBC Press 2010, 181-210.

Heather Devine. "After the Spirit Sang: Aboriginal Canadians and Museum Policy in the New Millenium." In Bart Beaty, Gloria Filax, Rebecca Sullivan, eds. How Canadians Communicate, 3rd ed. Athabasca: Athabasca Univeristy Press, 2010, 217-239.

Heather Devine. ?New Light on the Plains Métis: The Buffalo Hunters of Pembinah, 1870-71? (book chapter). David W. McNab and Ute Lischke, eds.The Long Journey of a Forgotten People: Métis Identities and Family Histories. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2007: 197-218.

Heather Devine. "Prosopographical Approaches in Canadian Native History".K.S.B. Keats-Rohan, ed.  Prosopography Approaches and Applications: A Handbook. Prosopographica et Genealogica - Occasional Publication, vol. 13.  Linacre College, Oxford: Unit for Prosopographical Research, 2007, 361-386.

Heather Devine. "Preface". In Heather Devine, ed.  Everett Soop: Journalist, Cartoonist, Activist (exhibition catalogue).  Calgary:  The Nickle Arts Museum, 2007:38-61. 

Heather Devine. "The Historical Context of Everett Soop's Work." In Heather Devine, ed.  Everett Soop: Journalist, Cartoonist, Activist (exhibition catalogue).  Calgary:  The Nickle Arts Museum, 2007:38-61.

Heather Devine.  "New Light on the Plains Métis: The Buffalo Hunters of Pembinah, 1870-71". David W. McNab and Ute Lischke, eds. The Long Journey of a Forgotten People: Métis Identities and Family Histories.  Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2007: 197-218.

Heather Devine.  "'?conomy Must Now Be the Order of the Day': George Simpson and the Reorganization of the Fur Trade to 1826". Don Wetherell, Catherine Cavanaugh, and Michael Payne, eds. Alberta Formed - Alberta Transformed (Alberta Centennial History anthology).  Edmonton: Alberta 2005 Centennial History Society, 2006: 161-178.

Heather Devine.  "Les Desjarlais:  The Development and Dispersion of a Proto-Métis Hunting Band".  In Ted Binnema, Gerhard Ens, and Rod Macleod, eds. From Rupert's Land to Canada: Essays in Honour of John E. Foster.  Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2001: 129-158.

Heather Devine.  "Archaeology in Social Studies: An Integrated Approach" (reprint).  In Roland Case and Penney Clark, eds.  The Canadian Anthology of Social Studies: Issues and Strategies for Teachers (Vancouver: Pacific Educational Press, 1999): 59-65.  Original article published in The History and Social Science Teacher Vol. 24, No. 3 (Spring 1989): 140-147.

Heather Devine.  "Archaeology in Social Studies: An Integrated Approach" (reprint).  In K.L. Feder, ed. Lessons From the Past: An Introductory Reader In Archaeology.  Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publications, 1999: 113 - 118.  Original article published in The History and Social Science Teacher Vol. 24, No. 3 (Spring 1989): 140-147.

Heather Devine.  "Ambition Versus Loyalty: Miles Macdonell and the Decline of the North West Company". In  Jo-Anne Fiske, Susan Sleeper  Smith and William Wicken, eds. New Faces of the Fur Trade - Selected Papers of the Seventh North American Fur Trade Conference-Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1995.  East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University Press, 1998: 247-281.

Heather Devine. "Archaeology, Prehistory, and the Native Learning Resources Project."  Peter Stone and Brian Molyneaux, eds. The Presented Past:  Heritage, Museums and Education. One World Archaeology Series.  London:  Routledge Ltd. 1994: 478-494.

Heather Devine.  "Roots in the Mohawk Valley:  Sir William Johnson's Legacy in the North West Company".  Jennifer S.H. Brown, William J. Eccles, and Donald P. Heldman, eds.The Fur Trade Revisited:  Selected Papers of the Sixth North American Fur Trade Conference.  East Lansing, Michigan:  Michigan State University Press, 1994:  217-242.

Heather Devine. "Archaeology in the Alberta Curriculum: An Overview."  P. Stone and R. MacKenzie, eds. The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education.  One World Archaeology Series.  London: Unwin Hyman Ltd. 1990: 190-200.

Journal Articles

2011          Devine, Heather. ?Ahead of His Time: Joseph Kinsey Howard and the Writing of Strange Empire.? Montana the Magazine of Western History, Vol. 61, No. 4 (Winter 2011): 55 ? 72. 

2011         Devine, Heather.  ?The Alberta Dis-Advantage: Métis Issues and the Public Discourse in Wild Rose Country.? London Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 26 (2010-2011), 26-62. On-line at: http://www.londoncanadianstudies.org/16773/16794.html

 

1991      Devine, Heather. "The Role of Archaeology in Teaching the Native Past: Ideology or Pedagogy??  The Canadian Journal of Native Education, Vol. 18, No. 1 (September 1991): 11-22.


1989        Devine, Heather.  Archaeology in Social Studies: An Integrated Approach." The History and Social Science Teacher Vol. 24, No. 3 (Spring 1989), 140-147.


1984         Devine, Heather.  "The Workout: The Phenomenology of Training." In Phenomenology and Pedagogy, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1984) 163-177.


 

 

Journal Articles: Reviews

Heather Devine. "The False Traitor: Louis Riel in Canadian Culture" by Albert Braz (book review). History of Intellectual Culture, vol. 7, no. 1 (2007). Online journal, at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/hic

Heather Devine. "The Line Which Separates: Race, Gender, and the Making of the Alberta-Montana Borderlands" by Sheila McManus (book review).  "Letters in Canada 2005." University of Toronto Quarterly 76:1 (Winter 2007), 470-471.

Heather Devine.  "Montana 1911: A Professor and His Wife Among the Blackfeet" by Mary Eggermont-Molenaar, trans. and ed. (book review). "Letters in Canada 2005." University of Toronto Quarterly 76:1 (Winter 2007), 553-555.

Heather Devine.  "Saint-Laurent, Manitoba: Evolving Métis Identities, 1850-1914" by Nicole St.-Onge (book review). Histoire Sociale - Social History, vol. XXXIX, no. 77 (mai-May 2006), 318-320.

Heather Devine.  "Métis Lives, Past and Present: A Review Essay". BC Studies, No. 128 (Winter 2000-01): 85-90.

Heather Devine.  "The Syncrude Canada Aboriginal Peoples Gallery - A Review".  Alberta Museums Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1 (Spring 1998): 58-62.

Heather Devine. "The Last Buffalo Hunter" by Norbert Welsh (book review).  In Prairie Forum, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Fall 1996): 274-276.

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