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A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west

Sir Alexander Mackenzie

A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fur trade -- Northwest, Canadian,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Canadian

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVoyages from Montreal through the continent of North America.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (93 fr.).
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22086646M
    ISBN 100665273711

      Book Summary: The title of this book is The Fur Trade in Canada and it was written by Harold A. Innis, Arthur Ray (Introduction), Harold particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages:


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A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west book Price New from Used from Kindle Price: $ A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-West. Mackenzie, Alexander,Book, xiv, pages. A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west [microform] Item Preview A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west [microform] by Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, Canadian History Department 43 Notes.

Film/Fiche is Pages:   Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific Oceans, in the years andwith a preliminary account of the rise, progress, and present state of the fur trade of that country by Sir Alexander Mackenzie 3 editions - first published in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, General history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west.

Full text of "A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west [microform]" See other formats. Ojibwe artist and scholar Duke Redbird, who appears in the documentary, says this relationship persisted untilwhen the HBC sold its interests in Canada’s fur trade and northern trading posts to an American company.

The history of the HBC is messy and complicated. It has moments of compassion, but also competition and contention. The Fur Trade in Canada: An illustrated historyA book that reveals the Aboriginal roots of the fur trade and the development of the major fur trading centres across Canada.

From The Red River Cart and Trails: The Fur TradeA history of the Red River Cart and the trails they travelled on throughout western Canada. From the Manitoba. When I was growing up, the only time I learned about the history of the fur trade in school was in grade five.

At that time, as I remember it, the story that was told was very superficial and largely centred around the epic legends of the Iroquois as concurrently partners and enemies to. 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 the British. At the time of its publication inThe Fur Trade in Canada challenged and inspired scholars, historians, and economists. Now, almost seventy years later, Harold Innis's fundamental reinterpretation of Canadian history continues to exert a magnetic influence.

Innis has long been regarded as one of Canada's foremost historians, and in The Fur Trade in Canada he presents several histories in Reviews: 1.

The fur trade was quickly re-established with most people using Grand Portage. ByMontreal merchants and their "wintering partners" had formed the North West Company (Nor'Westers).

The Fur Trade Museum, in Lachine, housed in a stone fur warehouse built in by North West Company stockholder Alexander Gordon, is an excellent place to learn about Montreal’s fur-trade history. Mistahimaskwa (Big Bear) (4th from left), a Plains Cree chief, trading fur at Fort Pitt, N.W.T., Photo: O.B.

Buell. The fur trade is, for good reason, symbolic of the history of Canada since the os. But that doesn’t mean it has been an unchanging, uniform commercial relationship. Looking at the long term (what French historians call the tongue durée), examine the fur trade in the northeast, the North, the West, and on the west coast from ca.

to ca. Arthur explores the acquisition and sale of animal fur. Canada is believed to be the origin of most of the fur. On the other hand, Sylvia Van Kirk’s book; Many Tender Ties: Women in Fur Trade Society in Western Canada,addresses the roles played by the women and the influence they had on the men in the fur trade.

fur trade, in American history. 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. The demand for furs was an important factor in the commercial life of all the British and Dutch seaboard colonies, as well as of S Louisiana, Texas, and the.

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 Quebec.

Indians would trade the pelts of small animals, such as mink, for knives and other iron-based products, or for textiles. At the time of its publication inThe Fur Trade in Canada challenged and inspired scholars, historians, and economists.

Now, almost seventy years later, Harold Innis's fundamental reinterpretation of Canadian history continues to exert a magnetic has long been regarded as one of Canada's foremost historians, and in The Fur Trade in Canada he presents several histories in.

At the time of its publication inThe Fur Trade in Canada challenged and inspired scholars, historians, and economists. Now, almost seventy years later, Harold Innis's fundamental reinterpretation of Canadian history continues to exert a magnetic by: The North West Company withdrew. The American Era () By Congressional Act, the United States forbid foreigners to trade on US soil.

The American Fur Co. hired ex-North West traders to work for them. A border war began between the North West Co. and the American Fur Co. The old Fon du Lac District was renamed the Northern Outfit. Eskimo and Indian trappers in Canada still trade their furs to fur companies for various goods.

The earliest fur traders in North America were French explorers and fishermen who arrived in what is now Eastern Canada during the early 's. The fur trade brought them useful tools as well as hard times.

And a new people, the Métis, emerged as the fur trade reached its height in the s and s. Knowing about the fur trade and how it shaped Canada helps us understand who we are as a country and how we got that way. 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 well.

Fur trade posts of the Northwest Territories,by Peter J. Usher Proposed general fishery and fur company [microform] A general history of the fur trade from Canada to the North-west. The company traces its history back to the North West Company, a fur trading business headquartered in the city of Montreal in British North America from to It was merged into the Hudson's Bay Company in The enterprise continued as the Fur Trade Department, and then the Northern Stores Division of Hudson's Bay arters: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The North West Company was a fur trading business headquartered in Montreal from to It competed with increasing success against the Hudson's Bay Company in what is present-day Western Canada and Northwestern great wealth at stake, tensions between the companies increased to the point where several minor armed skirmishes broke out, and the two companies were Headquarters: Montreal, Lower Canada.

the original sources, to be used in conjunction with the author’s previous book, The Fur Trade of Canada, published in The general social-scientific implications of the fur trade are not considered in this volume, W.

MACLEOD The Analysis oj the Maya Hieroglyphs. HERMANN BEYER. (Internationales Archiv fur Ethnographie,Author: W. MacLeod. Before the colonization of the Americas, Russia was a major fur supplier of Western Europe and parts of Asia. The North American fur trade was a central part of the early history of contact in The New World (North America) between European-Americans and Native Americans in the United States and First Nations in Canada.

This book also details the fur trade's true origin as a network of trading patterns among Aboriginal peoples. The arrival of European traders forced many to choose sides.

All faced horrific consequences for these decisions. The Fur Trade in Canada: An Illustrated History is an engaging new look at this compelling era in our history. the fur trade and its history from a somewhat evidences of the fur trade era in Canada and the United States.

The final group of "remains the most valuable single book about the trade and the only general history of it," though as DeVoto further remarked,File Size: 6MB. The term "maritime fur trade" was coined by historians to distinguish the coastal, ship-based fur trade from the continental, land-based fur trade of, for example, the North West Company and the American Fur Company.

The Fur Trade in Canada The following timeline gives an overview of the history of the fur trade in Canada. This timeline spans from our country’s earliest inhabitants to the present.

Both fur-trading companies are discussed, but there is a great-er focus on the Hudson’s Bay Company. Throughout this timeline you will find bolded text. Student Activity Book for Fur Trade Cards 9 Fur Trade Information Packages FT1: The Hudson’s Bay Company FT2: The North West Company FT3: “Stuff” of the Fur Trade FT4: Paddling, Portaging and Working in the Forts.

FT5: “Cooperation and Conflict” in the Fur Trade FT6: People of the northern fur trade. The Famous Northwest Fur Trade Musket to c American Indians or First Nations - American Revolution - War of - Fur Trade and Westward Expansion. Northwest Fur Trade Musket: (MTS) Emma Stone firing this musket in the film The Favourite.

The great trade lasted roughly fromwhen Champlain founded Quebec as a fur post, to the s, when the rise of the silk hat and the near extermination of the beaver coincided. Hudson’s Bay Company and Northwest Company Forts at Île-à-la-Crosse, Febru Watercolour by George Back.

Image from Wikimedia Commons. This guide will help you find material in Vancouver Public Library on the Fur Trade in Fur Trade was a very important part of the Canadian economy and from the 17th to 19th centuries attracted European mechants and settlers to Canada.

pages including an index. Illustrated with a number of black and white reproductions of earlier works of art. Edited by Kenneth A. Spaulding. A narrative of the years to in Alexander Ross' life as a fur trader while in the employ of the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company.

The fur trade was a vital industry in the Great Lakes region long before Michigan became a state. From the early days of French-Canadian "voyageurs" who travelled the waterways in birch-bark canoes, trappers and traders followed their business from the Straits of. "This book derives its importance not only from describing the fur trade but also from the information it contains about frontier life, economic history, political and diplomatic activities, and, of course, the American Indian.

This is a thorough effort of fine research, style, organization."—Choice. +Lake Superior to Rainy Lake: Three Centuries of Fur Trade History. Jean Morrison, editor. (Thunder Bay: Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, ) This collection of writings focuses on the fur trade along Canada-U.S.

borderlands, topics include the rivalry and relationship between the North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company. The earliest report upon the Canadian fur trade was sent to the secretary of state by Major General Thomas Gage, the British commander at Montreal, in March, ^ He gave a lengthy account of the French industry from the voyageur who conducted the trade in the Indian villages to the agent for the French West India Company at Size: 1MB.Maps: A map of America, between Latitudes 40 and 70 North; and Longitudes 80 and West, exhibiting the principal trading stations of the North West Company --Pacific Slope section, cross-continent canoe routes explored and used by The North-West Company of Montreal, --Central section, cross-continent canoe routes --Seven Oaks, The Columbia Fur Company was a fur trading and Indian trading business that operated from to in Michigan Territory and in the unorganized territory of the United States.

When the Hudson’s Bay Company merged with the old North West Company insome employees were dismissed. Many of these men then formed the Columbia Fur Company, which operated between the upper .