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“They Are Fit to Eat the Divel and Smoak His Mother”: Labor, Leisure, Tobacco Pipes, and Smoking Customs among French Canadian Voyageurs during the Fur Trade Era

Rob Mann

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Smoking tobacco pipes was more than simply a leisure practice among labor class French Canadian voyageurs. Rather, smoking played an active role in the struggle over the terms and conditions of the ... More


Tracing the Fur Trade: British Fort Sites along the Columbia River

Robert J. Cromwell

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The origins of historical archaeology in the Pacific Northwest of North America in the mid-twentieth century concentrated on the excavations of British terrestrial fur trade forts, but little ... More


Contextualizing the Chinook at Contact: The Middle Village

Douglas C. Wilson, Kenneth M. Ames, and Cameron M. Smith

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Employing an indigenous-centered perspective, this chapter explores the impact of material objects recovered from houses, hearths, and camp facilities received by the Chinook (at the mouth of the ... More


Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

David Andrew Nichols

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For a quarter of a century, the United States government operated a system of public trading posts, or factories, in the eastern North American borderland. The factories sold manufactured goods to ... More


Maintaining the Military: Blacksmithing at Fort Michilimackinac, Michigan

Amy Roache-Fedchenko

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The objects most often used within the frontier setting during the eighteenth century were made of metal. The blacksmith was instrumental in repairing and producing metal objects required to support ... More


Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Susan Sleeper-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640587
eISBN:
9781469640600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640587.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Examines the Ohio River valley though an environmental lens and explores the role that American Indian women played in creating a sedentary agrarian village world in this rich and fertile landscape. ... More


The Gathering Place: A Trafficked Waterway, Dawn Massacre, and Material Legacies of the “Falls Fight”

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the “Great River” (Kwinitekw or Connecticut River) that runs the length of the Northeast, and the multi-layered histories involved at its midpoint. At Peskeomskut, Algonquians ... More


Two Houses Windows on the Identity of Chief Richardville

Elizabeth Katherine Spott

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the life of Jean Baptiste de Richardville, the last civil chief of the Miami tribe, as he navigated the pluralistic frontier society of the nineteenth-century Great Lakes ... More


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