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Aspects of the fur trade

North American Fur Trade Conference (1965 Saint Paul, Minn.)

Aspects of the fur trade

selected papers of the 1965 North American Fur Trade Conference

by North American Fur Trade Conference (1965 Saint Paul, Minn.)

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fur trade

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDale L. Morgan ... [et al.].
    SeriesPublications of the Minnesota Historical Society
    ContributionsMorgan, Dale Lowell, 1914-1971., Minnesota Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 p. :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14055362M
    LC Control Number67063584
    OCLC/WorldCa260365


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Aspects of the fur trade by North American Fur Trade Conference (1965 Saint Paul, Minn.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Description: 76 pages: illustrations ; 27 cm. Contents: Introduction / Rhoda R. Gilman --The fur trade and its historians / Dale L. Morgan --The North West Company, pedlars extraordinary / W.L. Morton --From competition to union / K.G.

Davies --Some American characteristics of the American Fur Company / David Lavender --Fur trade sites, Canada / J.D. Herbert --Fur trade. Activity book. A Great Lakes Fur Trade Coloring Book (Les Fourrures et les grands lacs Chier a colorer).

Chet Kozlak. (Saint Paul, MN Minnesota Historical Society Press, ). Useful text in both English and French and well-researched coloring sheets that detail various aspects of the fur trade and the daily lives of voyageurs.

Top of page. In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin chronicles the rise and fall of the fur trade of old, when the rallying cry was "get the furs while they last." Beavers, sea otters, and buffalos were slaughtered, used for their precious pelts that were tailored /5(75).

Get this from a library. The fur trade. [Paul C Phillips; J W Smurr] -- From the Indians of the American West to overseas influences, this book takes an extensive look at the fur trade.

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The book charts the rise and expansion /5(13). Fur Trade and Trappers fur trade Trade in animal skins and pelts had gone on since antiquity, but reached its height in the wilderness of North America from the 17th to the early 19th cent.

Karamanski, Theodore J.: Fur Trade and Exploration Opening the Far Northwest Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, First Edition, First printing.

Fine in yellow cloth covered boards with bold brown text stamping on the spine with a prior owner's embossed seal on the first free end page. “Women in Between”: Indian Women in Fur Trade Society in Western Canada”, written by Sylvia Van Kirk assesses the lives of Indian women in the fur trade.

The article expresses both the positive and negative aspects of being an Indian woman in the fur trade as well. This "on-line research center" features information on all aspects of mountain men, trappers, and the fur trade in the American West of 19th-century. Traditions, history, tools, and survival techniques are addressed.

Digital library, virtual museum, bibliographic resources, period text, e-mail discussion group are available at this searchable site. Canadian Fur Trade By: Michael Bell E-mail: [email protected] The Fur Trade in Canada is a huge part of our history and has played a big role in shaping us as a country.

There are many aspects of the Fur Trade that must be looked at to see how Canada has been shaped economically and politically in the past and present. First Nations and Europeans in New France & Canada which they traded for goods that made certain aspects of their lives easier.

The introduction of the fur trade with Europe almost caused the extinction of the beaver, and made Aboriginal people dependent on trade to get things.

The fur trade was a constantly changing compromise, a conduit, between two local models of the exchange – the French and the Algonquian. Recommend this book Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. 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 andFile Size: KB. 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 's as an exchange between Indians and Europeans.

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Researches like Suzan Sleeper-Smith focused on how the Fur Trade enabled some of the women of the Great Lakes region to become very influential factors in it. The Fur Trade The fur trade brought American Indians and Euro­peans together as trading partners in Minnesota and other parts of North America.

Many people were involved in this trade over the course of several hun­dred years. Explore the roles and relationships of the people involved in the fur trade and the seasonal nature of the work. Trade Alcohol: The trade in alcohol represents one of the darkest aspects of the fur trade.

Through use of alcohol as a trade item, the Indians, both individually and as nations and societies were debased, and many hunters and trappers were essentially enslaved through debt to the company.

Page - At those places the furs are received on board and brought down to St. Louis, where they are opened, counted, weighed, repacked, and shipped by steamboats to New Orleans, thence on board of vessels to New York, where the furs are unpacked, made up into bales, and sent to the best markets in Europe, except some of the finest (particularly otter skins) which are sent to China.

Sea Otters: A History by Richard Ravalli. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press $ (U.S.) / Reviewed by Robin Inglis * This slim volume — about pages of narrative excluding an appendix of data tables involving the California fur trade, endnotes and a full bibliography — provides readers with a fascinating overview of the life, times and history of the.

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Primary Sources. Le Mercier, François Joseph. The fur trade was based on pelts destined either for the luxury clothing market or for the felting industries, of which hatting was the most important. This was a transatlantic trade. The animals were trapped and exchanged for goods in North America, and the pelts were transported to.

This book offers fresh insights into aspects of early medieval technology and social economy, and explores changes in patterns of trade, the rise of urbanism, cultural attitudes and environmental issues through a discussion of the supply, production and use of leather and fur.

Lavender, David. "Some American Characteristics of the American Fur Company." In Aspects of the Fur Trade: Selected Papers of the North American Fur Trade Conference. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, _____. Winner Take All: The Trans-Canada Canoe Trail. New York: McGraw-Hill Book.

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The fur trade which had been developed by the French from Montreal, whether it ran to the Great Lakes and southwest to Detroit, the Illinois, the Miamis, and the headwaters of the Missouri, or from Lake Superior by the Grand Portage to Lake Winnipeg, the Saskatchewan, and the northwest, was in either case largely taken over by the Old Subjects of the Crown who followed the British armies to.

The fur trade was a constantly changing compromise, a conduit, between two local models of the exchange - the French and the Algonquian.

In part, the counter-image presented in this chapter reenters on the side of the substantivists the old, and now tired, debate between substantivists and formalists, between local formulations of “economy Author: Richard White.

The trade had to keep moving because it wiped out the beaver population of each successive region. Eric Jay Dolin, who explored the history of whaling in Leviathan, brings together all the exhilarating and tragic aspects of that trade through the 19th century in Fur, Fortune, and Empire.

Canadian identity refers to the unique culture, characteristics and condition of being Canadian, as well as the many symbols and expressions that set Canada and Canadians apart from other peoples and cultures of the world. Primary influences on the Canadian identity trace back to the arrival, beginning in the early seventeenth century, of French settlers in Acadia and the St.

Lawrence River. Click on Picture to Order Book Mountains of Stone contains an abridged account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and some of the major Hudson’s Bay and North West Company fur traders and explorers. The Winds of Change brings out the impending effects of western expansion on the Indian cultures of the Ohio Country and the Great Plains.

Sea otter furs taken back to Russia opened a rich fur commerce between Europe, Asia, and the North American Pacific coast during the ensuing century. became heavily involved in the fur trade. As the first tribe upriver from Montreal, they had a strategic market advantage as fur trade.

The Fur trade: The Beginnings of the Fur Trade: In the s Europeans formed powerful companies that would dominate the fur trade and create alliances with First Nations group for over two centuries.

The Algonquian-speaking people became allies of the French, the Iroquoian-speaking people became allies of .During the middle of the fur trade, Indigenous peoples still had some influencing control. But as things progressed the benefits of the trade shifted to the European sphere of control.

The most damaging for Indigenous communities was an economic dependency on the consumption of European Goods.The book is divided into five parts. Part I, entitled Hybridity and Patterns of Ethnogenesis, focuses on the creation of the Métis through economic transactions of the fur trade and the inherent struggles as the Métis tried to construct their identity in racial and national terms.