In the late eighteenth century and throughout the nineteenth century, an unprecedented number of Indigenous people – especially Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabeg, and Cree – travelled to Britain and other parts of the world. Who were these trans- atlantic travellers, where were they going, and what were they hoping to find? Travellers through Empire unearths the stories of Indigenous peoples including Mississauga Methodist missionary and Ojibwa chief Reverend Peter Jones, the Scots-Cherokee officer and inter- preter John Norton, Catherine Sutton, a Missis- sauga woman who advocated for her people with Queen Victoria, E. Pauline Johnson, the Mohawk poet and performer, and many others. Cecilia Morgan retraces their voyages from Ontario and the northwest fur trade and details their efforts overseas, which included political negotiations with the Crown, raising funds for missionary work, receiving an education, giving readings and performances, and teaching international audi- ences about Indigenous cultures. As they travelled, these remarkable individuals forged new families and friendships and left behind newspaper inter- views, travelogues, letters, and diaries that provide insights into their cross-cultural encounters. Chronicling the emotional ties, contexts, and desires for agency, resistance, and negotiation that determined their diverse experiences, Travellers through Empire provides surprising vantage points on First Nations travels and representations in the heart of the British Empire. Cecilia Morgan is professor of history at the University of Toronto. “Exceptionally well researched and very fluently written, Travellers through Empire will be an im- portant contribution to the growing literature on Indigenous travellers outside the bounds of their traditional territories.” Coll Thrush, University of British Columbia and author of Indigenous London: Native Travellers at the Heart of Empire 2 M Q U P F A L L 2 0 1 7 I N D I G E N O U S S T U D I E S • H I S T O R Y Travellers through Empire Indigenous Voyages from Early Canada cecilia morgan An exploration of Indigenous people’s experiences travelling from Canada to Britain and beyond from the 1770s to 1914. S P E C I F I C AT I O N S McGill-Queen’s Native and Northern Series November 2017 978-0-7735-5134-3 $39.95A CDN, $39.95A US, £34.00 cloth 6 x 9 392pp 42 photos eBook available