Dickason, Olive Patricia

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DICKASON, Olive Patricia

DICKASON, Olive Patricia. Canadian, b. 1920. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, History. Career: High school history teacher in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, 1943-44; Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, general and city hall reporter, 1944-46; Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, reporter and subeditor, 1946-47; freelance writer, 1947-50; Gazette, Montreal, Quebec, reporter, subeditor, and women's editor, 1950-55; Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario, associate women's editor, 1955-57, women's editor of Globe magazine, 1957-62, women's editor, 1962-67; chief of information services for National Gallery of Canada, 1967-70; University of Alberta, Edmonton, sessional lecturer, 1975-76, assistant professor, 1976-79, associate professor, 1979-85, professor of history, 1985-92, professor emeritus, 1992-; University of Ottawa, adjunct professor, 1997-. Publications: Indian Arts in Canada, 1972; The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism in the Americas, 1984; (with L.C. Green) The Law of Nations and the New World, 1989; Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, 1992, 3rd ed., 2001. EDITOR: (& comp.) The Native Imprint, vol. 1, To 1815, 1995; (with D.A. Long) Visions of the Heart, 1996. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 500 Laurier Ave W Apt 808, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1R 5E1. Online address: [email protected]

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