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Fur Trade Brigade Schedules 1804-1874 By Joachim Fromhold
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A look at the Fur Trade Brigades in western Canada and the Brigade Schedules. Year after Year the brigade could be counted to show up at specific places - and more importantly, at their terminal -... More > within a day or two of a scheduled date. This publication lays out the schedule of these various brigades. In turn, these schedules can help us to know where particular persons were at a given time, and what events they were part of.< Less
Fur Trade Brigade Schedules 1804-1874 By Joachim Fromhold
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A look at the Fur Trade Brigades in western Canada and the Brigade Schedules. Year after Year the brigade could be counted to show up at specific places - and more importantly, at their terminal -... More > within a day or two of a scheduled date. This publication lays out the schedule of these various brigades. In turn, these schedules can help us to know where particular persons were at a given time, and what events they were part of.< Less
To Trade Or To Trap : The Scofflaws and the Scoundrels and the Upper Missouri River Fur Trade By Ronald Diener
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During the heyday of the American fur trappers in the west, they openly and knowingly violated the law of the United States that forbade such activity. Several American officials and representatives... More > of the Federal Government indicated that they understood trapping and hunting on Indian lands was contrary to the law of the land. They described the devastating effects of fur trapping by whites: how it undermined other policies of the United States relating to Native Americans. Some tribes in the first third of the nineteenth century were characterized as warring, insensate savages, including the Arikara tribe and the Blackfeet. The hostility of these tribes was not senseless: they had good reasons to believe that representatives of the United States were their enemies. They entered directly into hostile actions when opportunities arose, of course, but in most cases they believed that they were fighting for their very survival. In general, history has proved them to have been correct in this assessment.< Less
To Trade Or To Trap : The Scofflaws and the Scoundrels and the Upper Missouri River Fur Trade By Ronald Diener
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During the heyday of the American fur trappers in the west, they openly and knowingly violated the law of the United States that forbade such activity. Several American officials and representatives... More > of the Federal Government indicated that they understood trapping and hunting on Indian lands was contrary to the law of the land. They described the devastating effects of fur trapping by whites: how it undermined other policies of the United States relating to Native Americans. Some tribes in the first third of the nineteenth century were characterized as warring, insensate savages, including the Arikara tribe and the Blackfeet. The hostility of these tribes was not senseless: they had good reasons to believe that representatives of the United States were their enemies. They entered directly into hostile actions when opportunities arose, of course, but in most cases they believed that they were fighting for their very survival. In general, history has proved them to have been correct in this assessment.< Less
Clay Tobacco Pipes and the Fur Trade of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains By Michael A. Pfeiffer
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This detailed study of tobacco pipe assemblages from the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains, in an 1800-1890s time frame, demonstrates the interpretive value of pipes on an intrasite, regional,... More > and interregional basis. Pipes reflect marketing and trade histories of these regions and of the cultural subgroups.< Less
Papers Relating to an Act of the Assembly of the Province of New-York For encouragement of the Indian trade, &c. and for prohibiting the selling of Indian goods to the French, viz. of Canada By Great Britain. Board of Trade
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Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 By Charles Larpenteur
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Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri immerses the reader in the life of a merchant in the Missouri River from the 1830s to the early 1870s. An autobiographical chronicle which sheds a... More > light into a period and profession of history often ignored in the modern day, Forty Years a Fur Trader is an illuminating and lively chronicle of Charles Larpenteur's career as a fur seller. A man of tough resolve and hardy constitution, Larpenteur condenses his many years traversing the Missouri wilderness and trading posts into a series of episodic highlights, chronologically arranged. The Missouri River and Rocky Mountains were, at the time, dangerous but potentially lucrative proposition for a trader to undertake. Rough terrain, numerous wild animals, and the presence of Native American tribes made life as a fur trader unpredictable and fraught with danger. Yet a good set of high quality pelts would fetch high sums, demand being high especially for animals whose fur had scarcely before seen market.< Less
Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 (Hardcover) By Charles Larpenteur
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Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri immerses the reader in the life of a merchant in the Missouri River from the 1830s to the early 1870s. An autobiographical chronicle which sheds a... More > light into a period and profession of history often ignored in the modern day, Forty Years a Fur Trader is an illuminating and lively chronicle of Charles Larpenteur's career as a fur seller. A man of tough resolve and hardy constitution, Larpenteur condenses his many years traversing the Missouri wilderness and trading posts into a series of episodic highlights, chronologically arranged. The Missouri River and Rocky Mountains were, at the time, dangerous but potentially lucrative proposition for a trader to undertake. Rough terrain, numerous wild animals, and the presence of Native American tribes made life as a fur trader unpredictable and fraught with danger. Yet a good set of high quality pelts would fetch high sums, demand being high especially for animals whose fur had scarcely before seen market.< Less
Western Canadian History Reference Bibliography By Joachim Fromhold
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A comprehensive listing of reference materials for Western Canadian Fur Trade and aboriginal history for pre 1890. Tis is the master reference list for the Alberta History, Western Cree and Mountain... More > Cree series of publications. 252 pages.< Less
Alberta History Jasper National Park: 10,000 Years of Indian History Part 2 - 1750 to 1850 By Joachim Fromhold
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This is Volume 2 in a series on the Indian history of Jasper, covering the early historical period of 1750-1850. The human history of Jasper has historically and archaeologically always differed from... More > that of the rest of the province. Such was still the case at the beginnings of this period, though changes were now on the way, as the Cree, Iroquoias, traders and "Freemen" began to push into this moutain fastness. Though no longer isolated, the Jasper area continued to be distinct, with a mixture of a variety of ethnic groups who eventually came to meld and identify largely as Cree.< Less