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Iroquois and the western fur trade

Allen W. Trelease

Iroquois and the western fur trade

a problem in interpretation

by Allen W. Trelease

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, June, 1962.

Statementby Allen W. Trelease.
SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19095906M

  Published 31 October by Francis Collin In efforts to control the fur trade, the Iroquois tribe used many different tactics to block trade to the English and French. The Iroquoians, in , raided the largest freshwater island in the world, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. The island was inhabited by three sub-tribes of the Ottawa. The Role of Native and Métis Women in the Western Fur Trade. Final Research Paper The Role of Native and Métis Women In the Western Fur Trade Over time, the power that Native women held with in their tribe has unfortunately digressed. During the age of exploration Native women have played key roles in the western fur trade.

Sketch Book of the Western Fur Trade 3 Eagles 3 Hole Iron 3" Horn Cups 3-Band Broadcloth 5" Horn Cups A Beadwork Companion A Dakota English Dictionary A Quillwork Companion Abalone Butterfly Pendant Abalone Heart Abalone Shell Discs (1 Drilled Hole) Abalone Shell Discs (2 drilled holes) Abenaki Accoutrements II Accoutrements III African. New York: Bison Books, • This source is also a firsthand account of the fur trade, but through the eyes of a fur trader. This source allowed the reader to see the inside activities of the trader and what they were thinking. It also showed how the trade affected the people it involved. "The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations.".

Beavers were nearly extinct in western Europe due to over hunting, and European hat makers had to rely on Russian and Scandinavian beaver fur until North American furs became available. The Iroquois League wanted to extend their territory in all directions and take over the fur trade which operated at trading posts between the other tribes of. Further exploration of North America, making legends of dozens of men, as well as the great fur-trading companies such as John Jacob Astor’s American Fur Company, Hudson’s Bay Company, the oldest company in North America, Manuel Lisa’s Missouri Fur Company, and dozens of others. However, by the late s, the fur trade began to decline.


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Iroquois and the western fur trade by Allen W. Trelease Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Iroquois and The fur trade of the far west (The Beaver ; magazine of the north) Unknown Binding – by Theodore J Karamanski (Author)Author: Theodore J Karamanski. The social and economic metamorphosis brought to the Native American tribes by the Fur Trade is the most significant motive for the tribal wars that followed and led to the obliteration of the Hurons by the Mohawks and their other Iroquois allies.

Hunt dug deeply in the tribal wars of the North American North East Cited by: Recruited to man the large canoes that transported trade goods and animal pelts from and to Montreal, some Iroquois soon returned, while others were enticed ever further west by the rapidly expanding fur trade.

THE IROQUOIS AND THE WESTERN FUR TRADE 33 and Lewis H. Morgan. Parkman believed that the Iroquois were inherently more ferocious and cunning than their neighbors, while Morgan found primary significance in their political unity. Their confederacy of.

The European fur trade transformed their world, and the struggles between English and French colonists forced the tribes to take sides during the Beaver Wars as well as the French and Indian Wars (), which included King William's War, Queen Anne's War, King George's War, and finally ended with the French and Indian War of The French and Iroquois Wars (also called the Iroquois Wars or the Beaver Wars) commonly refer to a brutal series of conflicts fought in the midth century in eastern North America.

The Iroquois sought to Iroquois and the western fur trade book their territory and monopolize the fur trade and the trade between European markets and the tribes of the western Great Lakes region. Afterthe New York-based American Fur Company moved quickly to monopolize the fur trade in the Great Lakes region.

The company's owner, John Jacob Astor, known to be a fierce competitor, attempted to crush other trading companies that got in his way.

Clay pipes were an important trade item that reached other native groups all along the east coast of North America. The aggressive behavior the Iroquois exhibited toward their neighbors during the fur trade period has been interpreted by some as the result.

"What Money Tells Us: Robert Campbell's Account Book." Raymond I. Bruen, in Fur Trade Symposium, Pinedale Wyoming, Checkering and Carving. Monty Kennedy. The Sketchbook of the Western Fur Trade. Rex A Norman.

Scurlock Publishing Co., Texarkana TX,   As the French-Huron alliance tightened, Iroquois hostility toward both parties increased, a case of traditional tribal trade rivalries being exacerbated by newer trade rivalries involving Europeans.

The introduction of European weapons and the imperatives of the fur trade transformed the nature of Indian warfare, which once had been little more. Reclaiming slivers of Iroquois knowledge, anecdotes, and memories from the shadows of the past, Jean Barman draws on sources that range from descendants' recollections to fur-trade and government records to travellers' accounts.

What becomes clear is that, no matter the places or the circumstances, the Iroquois never abandoned their senses of self. 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. In “The Iroquois and the Western Fur Trade: A Problem in Interpretation,” Alan W.

Trelease argued that social institutions such as the blood feud and the traditional pursuit of male prestige explained Iroquois activity in the fur trade wars as much if not more than economic opportunism.

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.

During most of this period, Native Americans used nets, snares, deadfalls, clubs, etc. to obtain beaver pelts. The glamour of the mountain man rendezvous and the search for beaver pelts by the mountain men of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Era obscured the “bread and butter” of the fur trade.

Back in print. George T. Hunt’s classic study of the Iroquois during the middle and late seventeenth century presents warfare as a result of depletion of natural resources in the Iroquois homeland and tribal efforts to assume the role of middlemen in the fur trade between the Indians to the west and the Europeans.5/5(1).

The Iroquois, a confederation of the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and later the Tuscarora inwas the American Indian group most intensively involved in the fur trade.

Bybeaver populations were hunted to near extinction in Iroquois lands, forcing them to. George T. Hunt's classic study of the Iroquois during the middle and late seventeenth century presents warfare as a result of depletion of natural resources in the Iroquois homeland and tribal efforts to assume the role of middlemen in the fur trade between the Indians to the west and the Europeans.

Back in print. George T. Hunt’s classic study of the Iroquois during the middle and late seventeenth century presents warfare as a result of depletion of natural resources in the Iroquois homeland and tribal efforts to assume the role of middlemen in the fur trade between the 5/5(1).

While some soon returned home, others stuck with the fur trade, yet others made their lives across the west so far as possible on their own terms. Their stories speak to Indigenous self-determination and self-sufficiency. The book tracks four Iroquois clusters or bands across time, place, and generations.

Iroquois in the development of the fur trade. Hart, William B. “‘The kindness of the blessed Virgin’: faith, succor, and the cult of Mary among Christian Hurons and Iroquois in seventeenth-century New France.” Spiritual Encounters – Interactions between Christianity and native religions in colonial America.

Ed.5 Fig. 5 Artist’s recreation of voyageurs with canoes loaded with trade goods or furs. t. Fig. 6 Beaver was not the only fur-bearing animal that was exploited in the fur trade.

Fig. 4 American beaver. Beaver and Other Furs of the Trade. The fur trade was intensely competitive and led to increased hostility between First Nations.

By the middle of the 17th century, the Haudenosaunee had depleted the numbers of beaver in their homeland.

They therefore began a campaign to increase their territory and gain access to new hunting and trapping grounds.