Arthur Ray

Professor Emeritus

About

Services

  • Juror for Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize, 2018 to present.

Research

Research Interests

  • History of Indigenous people
  • Historical Geography
  • History of Indigenous rights litigation research
  • Economic history of the North American fur trade

 


Publications

Books

A.J. Ray. Life and Death By the Frozen Sea: The York Factory Journals of Captain James Knight, 1714-1717. Toronto: Champlain Society, 2018.

A.J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2016.

A.J. Ray. An illustrated history of Canada’s Native people: I have lived here since the world began. Montreal: McGill Queens, 2016. An illustrated history of Canada’s Native people

A.J. Ray. Telling it to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court.. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2011.

A.J. Ray; J. Miller; F. Tough. Bounty and Benevolence : A Documentary History of Saskatchewan Treaties. : McGill-Queens University Press, 2000.

A.J. Ray. Indians in the fur trade: their role as trappers, hunters, and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay, 1660-1870 : with a new introduction. Buffalo; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998 [1974].

A.J. Ray. The Canadian Fur Trade in the Industrial Age. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.

A. J. Ray and Judd, C., “Old Trails and New Directions: Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference”, in The Third North American Fur Trade Conference, Toronto, 1980.

A.J. Ray; D.B. Freeman. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson’s Bay Company before 1763. Ann Arbor, MI: U-M-I Out-of-Print Books on Demand, 1978. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson’s Bay Company before 1763

A.J. Ray; C. Heidenreich. The Early Fur Trades: A Study in Cultural Interaction. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.


Awards

  • Officer, Order of Canada, 2019
  • Massey Medal, Royal Candian Geographical Society, 2018
  • Canada Prize (English Language) for outstanding scholarly book in the Humanities and Social Sciences, for A. J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Gueen’s UP, 2016). Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017
  • Basil-Stuart Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, for A.J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2016). Pacific BookWorld News Society and UBC Library, 2017
  • STIAS Residential Fellow, Stellobosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012
  • Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives, for A. J. Ray, Telling it to the Judge (McGill-Queens, UP, 2011), 2011
  • The Annual Wiley-Blackwell Lecture, Canadian Association of Geographers, in recognition of a lifetime contribution to geography and Native rights. Lecture title: “Ethnohistorical Geography and Aboriginal Rights Litigation in Canada: Reflections of an Expert Witness,” published in The Canadian Geographer (July 2010): 1-10, 2010
  • 2007-2008 Pathy Visiting Professor in Canadian Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (8 months), 2007-2008
  • Festschrift volume in honor of Arthur J. Ray: Ted Binnema and Susan Neylan, eds. New Histories for Old: Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007
  • A Conference Symposium in Honour of Arthur. J. Ray: New Directions in Métis History, First Nations House of Learning, UBC, 27 April, 2007
  • Woodrow Wilson Residential Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. (8 months), 2005-2006
  • The Biannual Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, (12 months), 2005-2006
  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Academy I, 2002
  • Canada Council Killam Research Fellowship (24 months), 2000-2002

Arthur Ray

Professor Emeritus
email

Services

  • Juror for Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize, 2018 to present.

Research Interests

  • History of Indigenous people
  • Historical Geography
  • History of Indigenous rights litigation research
  • Economic history of the North American fur trade

 

Books

A.J. Ray. Life and Death By the Frozen Sea: The York Factory Journals of Captain James Knight, 1714-1717. Toronto: Champlain Society, 2018.

A.J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2016.

A.J. Ray. An illustrated history of Canada's Native people: I have lived here since the world began. Montreal: McGill Queens, 2016. An illustrated history of Canada's Native people

A.J. Ray. Telling it to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court.. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2011.

A.J. Ray; J. Miller; F. Tough. Bounty and Benevolence : A Documentary History of Saskatchewan Treaties. : McGill-Queens University Press, 2000.

A.J. Ray. Indians in the fur trade: their role as trappers, hunters, and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay, 1660-1870 : with a new introduction. Buffalo; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998 [1974].

A.J. Ray. The Canadian Fur Trade in the Industrial Age. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.

A. J. Ray and Judd, C., “Old Trails and New Directions: Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference”, in The Third North American Fur Trade Conference, Toronto, 1980.

A.J. Ray; D.B. Freeman. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson's Bay Company before 1763. Ann Arbor, MI: U-M-I Out-of-Print Books on Demand, 1978. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson's Bay Company before 1763

A.J. Ray; C. Heidenreich. The Early Fur Trades: A Study in Cultural Interaction. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.

  • Officer, Order of Canada, 2019
  • Massey Medal, Royal Candian Geographical Society, 2018
  • Canada Prize (English Language) for outstanding scholarly book in the Humanities and Social Sciences, for A. J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Gueen's UP, 2016). Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017
  • Basil-Stuart Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, for A.J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Queen's UP, 2016). Pacific BookWorld News Society and UBC Library, 2017
  • STIAS Residential Fellow, Stellobosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012
  • Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives, for A. J. Ray, Telling it to the Judge (McGill-Queens, UP, 2011), 2011
  • The Annual Wiley-Blackwell Lecture, Canadian Association of Geographers, in recognition of a lifetime contribution to geography and Native rights. Lecture title: "Ethnohistorical Geography and Aboriginal Rights Litigation in Canada: Reflections of an Expert Witness," published in The Canadian Geographer (July 2010): 1-10, 2010
  • 2007-2008 Pathy Visiting Professor in Canadian Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (8 months), 2007-2008
  • Festschrift volume in honor of Arthur J. Ray: Ted Binnema and Susan Neylan, eds. New Histories for Old: Changing Perspectives on Canada's Native Pasts. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007
  • A Conference Symposium in Honour of Arthur. J. Ray: New Directions in Métis History, First Nations House of Learning, UBC, 27 April, 2007
  • Woodrow Wilson Residential Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. (8 months), 2005-2006
  • The Biannual Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, (12 months), 2005-2006
  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Academy I, 2002
  • Canada Council Killam Research Fellowship (24 months), 2000-2002

Arthur Ray

Professor Emeritus
email

Services

  • Juror for Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize, 2018 to present.

Research Interests

  • History of Indigenous people
  • Historical Geography
  • History of Indigenous rights litigation research
  • Economic history of the North American fur trade

 

Books

A.J. Ray. Life and Death By the Frozen Sea: The York Factory Journals of Captain James Knight, 1714-1717. Toronto: Champlain Society, 2018.

A.J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2016.

A.J. Ray. An illustrated history of Canada's Native people: I have lived here since the world began. Montreal: McGill Queens, 2016. An illustrated history of Canada's Native people

A.J. Ray. Telling it to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court.. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2011.

A.J. Ray; J. Miller; F. Tough. Bounty and Benevolence : A Documentary History of Saskatchewan Treaties. : McGill-Queens University Press, 2000.

A.J. Ray. Indians in the fur trade: their role as trappers, hunters, and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay, 1660-1870 : with a new introduction. Buffalo; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998 [1974].

A.J. Ray. The Canadian Fur Trade in the Industrial Age. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.

A. J. Ray and Judd, C., “Old Trails and New Directions: Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference”, in The Third North American Fur Trade Conference, Toronto, 1980.

A.J. Ray; D.B. Freeman. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson's Bay Company before 1763. Ann Arbor, MI: U-M-I Out-of-Print Books on Demand, 1978. Give us good measure: an economic analysis of relations between the Indians and the Hudson's Bay Company before 1763

A.J. Ray; C. Heidenreich. The Early Fur Trades: A Study in Cultural Interaction. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.

  • Officer, Order of Canada, 2019
  • Massey Medal, Royal Candian Geographical Society, 2018
  • Canada Prize (English Language) for outstanding scholarly book in the Humanities and Social Sciences, for A. J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Gueen's UP, 2016). Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017
  • Basil-Stuart Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, for A.J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (McGill-Queen's UP, 2016). Pacific BookWorld News Society and UBC Library, 2017
  • STIAS Residential Fellow, Stellobosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012
  • Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives, for A. J. Ray, Telling it to the Judge (McGill-Queens, UP, 2011), 2011
  • The Annual Wiley-Blackwell Lecture, Canadian Association of Geographers, in recognition of a lifetime contribution to geography and Native rights. Lecture title: "Ethnohistorical Geography and Aboriginal Rights Litigation in Canada: Reflections of an Expert Witness," published in The Canadian Geographer (July 2010): 1-10, 2010
  • 2007-2008 Pathy Visiting Professor in Canadian Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (8 months), 2007-2008
  • Festschrift volume in honor of Arthur J. Ray: Ted Binnema and Susan Neylan, eds. New Histories for Old: Changing Perspectives on Canada's Native Pasts. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007
  • A Conference Symposium in Honour of Arthur. J. Ray: New Directions in Métis History, First Nations House of Learning, UBC, 27 April, 2007
  • Woodrow Wilson Residential Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. (8 months), 2005-2006
  • The Biannual Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, (12 months), 2005-2006
  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Academy I, 2002
  • Canada Council Killam Research Fellowship (24 months), 2000-2002