1500 1655 accommodating change evolution iroquois onondaga

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The early history of the Onondaga Iroquois and their cultural responses to the European invasion are illuminated in this valuable study, Evolution of the Onondaga Iroquois.

Drawing on a wealth of archaeological evidence and historical documents, James W.

Although it is generally recognized that the French played an important role in the bead trade during the early contact period in Northeastern North America, there have been no serious attempts to carry out archival research and to locate reference collections of beads in France; consequently, surprisingly little is known about French beads.

I wanted to understand how that happened.” And so began an academic journey into history, anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, and archaeology that would result in dozens of publications about the history of the Northeastern United States, from the end of the Ice Age to the present.He spent his childhood in “Iroquois country” as the kind of boy who loved to be outside, getting dirty and looking for rocks, fossils, and snakes.“One day I found an arrowhead,” he says, “and that was it.Copper kettles banded with iron and copper supports originated from Basque ports in southern France between 15.These kettles are substantially different in style of manufacture from the more common folded-over sheet lug kettles recovered from archaeological sites dating to the 17th century.

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