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New Faces of the Fur Trade

Selected Papers of the Seventh North American Fur Trade Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1995

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Published by Michigan State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distributive industries,
  • Leather & fur technology,
  • Textile And Clothing Industries (Economic Aspects),
  • Foreign Exchange,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • North America,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Fur trade,
  • Congresses,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsN. S.) North American Fur Trade Conference (1995 : Halifax (Editor), Jo-Anne Fiske (Editor), William Wicken (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333431M
    ISBN 100870134345
    ISBN 109780870134340

      the western forests. In the Ohio Valley the British fur trade rested upon the efficacy of the pack horse; by the use of canoes on the lakes and river systems of the West, the red men delivered to New France furs from a country unknown to the French. At first the furs were brought to Quebec; then Montreal was founded, and each summer Welcome to the Teachers' Book Bank! This database of Canadian historical fiction and non-fiction books is brought to you by the Canadian Children's Book Centre with Historica Canada, and funded by the Government of titles may be used by teachers to introduce topics and themes more in Canadian history and by students carrying out research ://

    Fur trade focus of new State Historical Society book. PIERRE, S.D.—The latest book from the South Dakota State Historical Society looks at the history of two fur trade posts on the upper Missouri River. “Fort Union and Fort William: Letter Book and Journal, –” offers a window into the fur and bison robe trade of the early s ?id=   The fur business thrived in the New World from the s to the s, starting in New England and spreading west. Designs evolved over the years, arriving in the 19th century at the familiar stove-pipe look associated with Abraham Lincoln and the novels of Charles

      It was granted the colony of New France, then comprising the whole St. Lawrence Valley, and for 15 years from it was to have complete monopoly of the fur trade. In return it was to take to New France to settlers a :// The Fur Farmer. Canadians pioneered the art of fur farming on Prince Edward Island in the late ’s. As the century proceeded the extraordinary quality of the farm-raised mink and fox furs firmly established Canada as an innovator in what was to become a highly specialized and extremely competitive international agricultural ://


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New Faces of the Fur Trade is a collection of fifteen essays selected from the Seventh North American Fur Trade Conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in These articles question the traditional focus of fur trade literature and suggest that there are richer, more diverse narratives to be constructed and new ways to look at the fur  › Books › Business & Money › International.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Hard Times and Everything Like That: Carrier Women's Tales of Life on the Trapline / Jo-Anne Fiske and Caroline Mufford --Festivities, Fortitude, and Fraternalism: Fur Trade Masculinity and the Beaver Club, / Carolyn Podruchny --Furs and Female Kin Networks:   New Versions of Old Tales After the Buffalo: The Reformation of the Turtle Mountain Metis Community, Gerhard J.

Ens Ojibwa Leadership during the Fur Trade Era at Sault Ste. Marie Janet E. Chute Section IV Enduring Issues, New Perspectives Balancing the Books: Trader Profits in the British Lake Superior Fur Trade Bruce M.

Susan Sleeper Smith is the author of New Faces of the Fur Trade ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) New faces of the fur trade: selected papers of the Seventh North American Fur Trade Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, There are some important essays in here, particularly the chapters by Sleeper-Smiht (this is in her book too), Cook and :// Books shelved as fur-trade: The Revenant by Michael Punke, Across the Wide Missouri by Bernard DeVoto, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the   and what animals are most important in the fur trade.

While talking have students fill in the blanks on the worksheet. Using “Background Information”, brainstorm with class ways to trap animals in the fur trade and what the definition of a Trading Post is. Distribute “Major Fur Trade Posts and Routes” map to each student. Fur, Fortune, and Empire illustrates this point as it traces the American fur trade from colonial times to the end of the nineteenth century.

Eric J Dolin does a fine job recounting how fur trading soon became one of the staples of North America's economy, and how it then led to geopolitical maneuvering to exploit the resource for national  › Books › History › Americas.

The French fur trade Empire eventually consisted of a line of forts through much of the Great Lakes and down the Mississippi River. Map of New France: Coureur de Bois: Voyageurs & Coureurs-des-bois: French Canadian Voyageurs were the main labour force for the fur trade of New France.

They paddled the canoes, and carried the supplies and fur Canada was built on the fur trade, which supplied European demand for pelts from animals such as the beaver (Castor canadensis) to make hats. In Michif, the word for beaver is “aen kaastor.” At the start of the fur trade, the First Nations did most of the trapping.

However, the Métis, who are sometimes considered “children of the fur trade,” became skilled hunters and trappers as ://   The Fur Trade. The fur trade was one of the earliest and most important industries in North America.

The fur trading industry played a major role in the development of the United States and Canada for more than years. The fur trade began in the   A FEW FACTS ABOUT THE FUR TRADE ERA (17TH TO 19TH CENTURY) THE FUR TRADE In the 17th and 18th centuries, beaver fur was very popular with the men and the women of Europe.

Beaver fur was very much in style and was used to make a multitude of things, particularly waterproof beaver felt hats. Shortly after they landed in the New World,   Welcome to Fur Trade Stories, a unique presentation of primary and secondary resources found in the collections of Canada's National History Society, HBCA - Archives of Manitoba, The Manitoba Museum, Parks Canada and several First Nations The Economic History of the Fur Trade: to Ann M.

Carlos, University of Colorado Frank D. Lewis, Queen’s University Introduction. A commercial fur trade in North America grew out of the early contact between Indians and European fisherman who were netting cod on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and on the Bay of Gaspé near ://   FUR TRADE – Changing Times in the NWT Grade Four Social Studies 11 FT8 – The Changing fur trade The fur trade went through many changes during the ‟s.

Use the words in the box below to complete this paragraph. By the late ‟s the fur trade had changed in a lot of ways. Trading companies were now using steamboats and   Bythe American Fur Company controlled the fur trade across much of present-day Minnesota.

The company’s headquarters was at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, at a post called New Hope, or more commonly called St. :// The latest book from the South Dakota State Historical Society looks at the history of two fur trade posts on the upper Missouri River.

Fort Union and Fort William: Letter Book and Journal, – offers a window into the fur and bison robe trade of the early s through original documents transcribed and annotated by W.

Raymond Wood and Michael M. :// Humans of New York UM Anthropologist Explores Indigenous Lifestyles of Fur Trade Era in New Book. dominated by salmon and deer remains — stone artifacts from the Fur Trade period deposits alone The fur trade’s best years, however, were behind it and the years ahead were nothing like those that had passed.

The subsequent crash of beaver and, slightly later, bison populations brought to an end nearly a century of flourishing Plains cultures, culminating in some of the bloodiest wars in Canadian history and, thereafter, the arrival of.

A Tragicomic Tale of Wanderlust and the Fur Trade, Told by a Squirrel and other novels, pioneered a new way of presenting historical material of Jean Gentille, a book lover and kind soul Get this from a library! New France and the fur trade.

[Douglas Baldwin] -- "Informative text and photos focus on important historical events and people from New France and the fur trade. Includes a quiz, glossary and Internet resources" Cf.

Our choice, Wendake/Huronia and the Fur Trade Figure Iroquoian villages, including those in Wendake (a.k.a Huronia), were complex communities including large populations, longhouses, and defensive palisades, as well as farming operations.

This is the interior of a reconstructed Huron-Wendat ://