My dissertation is currently titled Blackfoot Country: The Making and Unmaking of the Northern Plains Fur Trade, 1782-1870. My research focuses mostly on the Blackfoot peoples of what is now Montana and Alberta during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. For nearly a century, the Blackfeet maintained a central position in the North American fur trade, and were a crucial trading...
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About Howard R. Lamar
     The Center honors Howard Roberts Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History and Former President of the University. Lamar, well-known for his pivotal contributions to the field of western history, continues to work as a scholar and adviser.
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