I Wonder About Early Native Peoples

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    First Northern Oppression By a European Power

    Samuel de Champlain,French explorer.  He began exploring North America in 1603, and five years later established the settlement that has since grown to become Quebec City.  He was the first European explorer of portions of the Great Lakes, making journeys after...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2009

    They, By Existence, Tell Us Of Other Options

    When I first went in to university, I wanted to get a degree in Aboriginal Studies...and I can't deny that it was a fascinating program to study and learn more about. Of course, being Canadian, much of the content was the Aboriginal culture of my own country, but my absolute...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

    There Is Quite A Bit To Think About

    I read a book called "Indian Givers" where the author looked at the modern-day world and the impact that native cultures has had on it. There is quite a bit that people today don't think twice about that might not be in Western Society had it not been for early native cultures...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Jan 11, 2013

    Keeping the Chain Bright

    Why is it in reviewing Native perspectives towards a forever continuing lasting tribute, by using the term," Keeping the Chain Bright" only applied to them and not the Europeans whom had dealings with them? As in the past  All the dealings with these...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    Oct 1, 2009

    Death, Skulls and Bones Still Lying

     3 years earlier, A great Plague from the Dutch colonies of the Hudson Bay area spread through the Northern New World like wild fires.  readily viewable by these early Visitors to Cape Cod in 1620 @ Sept 9 th a small group of people journey to the cape area and...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    Oct 5, 2009

    French & British Vie For Native Lands North

    It never ceases to amaze me re-guarding stories I've read or seen about these two Countries; Britain and France and how they split Natives interest and set one group amongst each other of the Region!Both of these Contemptuous Countries had Vied for Control of Lands...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2009

    Pole Posting Is It a Throw Back?

    I think about weird stuff from time to time like: is nailing a sign to a telephone pole, (as a form of advertising) a throw back to the early native tree writings that occured in pre colonial America ?
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2009
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