The ranching frontier in the Canadian West, 1874-1905

TitleThe ranching frontier in the Canadian West, 1874-1905
Publication TypeAudiovisual
Year of Publication1974
AuthorsBreen, D, Canada, NFilm Board, Canada), NMuseum of
KeywordsCattle trade, Frontier and pioneer life, History
Abstract

Depicts the life of the Canadian cowboy and the economic conflicts between ranching and homesteading. Also questions use of Canadian prairie lands and the government decisions which determined the destiny of the west.