By Stephanie Kirkwood Walker
A photographic heritage of the associated towns of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, with pictures from as early as 1880.
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At this time the fur-trade was leading to the penetration of areas beyond the fisheries. 6 For "in the time of Jacques Cartier beavers were held in no esteem; the hats made thereof are in use only since that time; though the discovery thereof is not new, for in the ancient privileges of the hat-makers of Paris, it is said that they are to make hats of fine beaver. 8 But during the last quarter of the century the fur-trade became of prime concern to many European merchants. 9 It is probable that the 1.
The ancient arrow-maker must have ceased his art; the son must have used an axe foreign to his father, and the squaw to ornament 28. 29. 30. ' 32. 33. 34. 35. Lescarbot v. 3. 191. Champlain (2) v. 2. 225. Piers 117. Jesuit Relations 2 71. Jesuit Relations 3 69. Champlain (3) 50. Lescarbot 3 157. W. L. Grant says the word is unknown in modern Micmac. Lescarbot 3, 154-8. 12 CONFLICT of EUROPEAN and EASTERN ALGONKIAN CULTURES her skins with French beads instead of small shells/'36. Aboriginal artefacts tended to disappear and much of the craftsmanship must have become a lost art.
Lescarbot 3, 208. Lescarbot 2, 179. Lescarbot 3, 162-3. A form of syphilis was said to have been brought by Columbus from Hispaniola, It may have been unknown in North America. If so, it was introduced by the English, French and Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries. On the other hand it may have been known in the old world in medieval and ancient times. See chapter on Disease. 18 CONFLICT of EUROPEAN and EASTERN ALGONKIAN CULTURES sous apiece, bows, arrows, harpoons, and other similar articles/'74 On the other hand, apart from such serious proposals, both groups were given to banter and friendly deceptions which were meaningless in themselves but which illustrate the temper of the social relations.
A Waterloo County Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were by Stephanie Kirkwood Walker