Native American-European fur trade exchange

Métis

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 […]

Métis culture

The Michif Language

November 26, 2014 admin 0

The French, unlike the English and the Spanish, saw Indians as trading partners. The French saw that their best opportunity for economic gain was to […]

Canadas Northwest Territories

“Stands Like a Porcupine”

November 7, 2012 admin 0

In Canada’s Northwest Territories, the mountain area in the South Nahanni River watershed known as Naats’ihch’oh (“Stands Like a Porcupine”) by the Dene-speaking people has […]

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The Michif Language

October 15, 2012 admin 1

The French, unlike the English and the Spanish, saw Indians as trading partners. The French saw that their best opportunity for economic gain was to […]

The Pemmican War

February 14, 2011 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) When the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) was organized in 1670, it was granted a charter by the British Crown giving […]