The Sioux in Canada

May 14, 2017 admin 0

Following the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn in which the American 7th Cavalry under the command of Lt. Col. George Custer attacked a peaceful […]

Native American-European fur trade exchange


August 10, 2015 admin 0

While the first Native American-European fur trade exchange happened about the year 1000 with Norse (i.e. Viking) entrepreneurs from Greenland, the fur trade didn’t really […]

five Iroquoian-speaking tribes

Huron Government and Law

March 24, 2015 admin 0

Long before the European invasion of North America, five Iroquoian-speaking tribes formed a powerful confederation known as the League of Five Nations. The idea for […]

Joseph Brant in Canada

Joseph Brant in Canada

January 6, 2014 admin 0

During the Revolutionary War, many Indians allied themselves with their old trading partners, the British. For the six tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy, the divided […]

Traditional Whaling

Traditional Whaling

November 30, 2012 admin 0

The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who […]