"He Was Neither a Soldier nor a Slave: He Was Under the Control of No Man": Kahnawake Mohawks in the Northwest Fur Trade, 1790-1850

"This article argues that both these long-standing perceptions of Mohawks as men possessing superior skills as woodsmen and imbued with a fierce character informed the Montreal-area hiring practices of large fur trade concerns."
Nicole St-Onge
Open Access
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Canadian Journal of History, vol. 51, no. 1, Spring-Summer, 2016, pp. 1-32
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First Nation, Metis, Inuit Locations
Resource Type
Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
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