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Birchbark canoes of the fur trade

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Published by Silver Fox Enterprises in Ossineke, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America,
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Canoes and canoeing -- North America.,
    • Indians of North America -- Boats.,
    • Fur trade -- North America -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Fur trade -- North America -- History -- 18th century.,
    • North America -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Timothy J. Kent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE41 .K46 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL713706M
      ISBN 100965723003
      LC Control Number97091670

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Birchbark canoes of the fur trade by Timothy J. Kent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade Reviewed in the United States on Janu This two volume set by Timothy J. Kent is not only about birchbark canoes and how they were made, for it also tells us a lot about early Canadian history, genealogy and relationships between the Indians and the French fur traders.5/5(2).

The biggest business on the North American continent for over years was the (beaver) fur trade. `Birchbark brigade' refers to the convoy of birchbark canoes used to traverse the waterways of the continent from the headquarters of the trading posts to areas far inland to trade with diverse Indian tribes/5(11).

Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade - Timothy J. Kent - Google Books This invaluable source has at its core the author's discovery of eight surviving original voyaging canoes of the nineteenth. A history of the North American fur trade, based on primary sources.

The North American fur trade, set in motion by the discovery of the New World in the fifteenth century, was this continent's biggest business for over three hundred years.

Furs harvested by Ojibwa natives in the north woods Author: Cris Peterson. This is the book on birchbark canoes. Edwin Tappan Adney studied birchbark canoes from the 's to when he died.

He measured them, made detailed drawings of them, described their construction methods and made models of them. The Birchbark canoes of the fur trade book covers canoes from Newfoundland to the Pacific Ocean as well as umiaks and kayaks from the arctic.

Birchbark Brigade book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A history of the North American fur trade, based on primary source 4/5(5). The canoes used during the Fur Trade in North America were a direct outgrowth of the Native birchbark canoes, probably originating as a modification of the Algonkin style canoe.

These canoes are commonly called voyaging canoes and were built in a range of rather standardized sizes depending on the conditions they were intended to be used in. Felt hats on the heads of every European businessman began as beaver pelts carried in birchbark canoes to trading posts dotting the wilderness.

Iron tools, woolen blankets, and calico cloth manufactured in England found their way to wigwams along the remote rivers of North America.

The fur Birchbark canoes of the fur trade book influenced every aspect of life—from how Reviews: 4. - Hafeman Boat Works - Handmade Birchbark Canoes. These birchbark canoes are constructed following the centuries-old desgns and techniques of several Indian tribes, as well as those employed by the French during the fur trade period in Canada.

The covers of these canoeas are shaped from high quality birchbark selected for. wood-canvas canoe, that the era of the great fur-trade birchbark canoes came to an end in the early twentieth century. However, canoe trasportation remained important over a large part of Canada well into the mid twentieth century for many of it's inhabitants, as well as the.

About Birchbark Brigade. A history of the North American fur trade, based on primary sources. The North American fur trade, set in motion by the discovery of the New World in the fifteenth century, was this continent’s biggest business for over three hundred years. The biggest business on the North American continent for over years was the (beaver) fur trade.

`Birchbark brigade' refers to the convoy of birchbark canoes used to traverse the waterways of the continent from the headquarters of the trading posts to areas far inland to trade with diverse Indian tribes.

5 Fig. 5 Artist’s recreation of voyageurs with canoes loaded with trade goods or furs. Fig. 6 Beaver was not the only fur-bearing animal that was exploited in the fur trade.

Fig. 4 American beaver. Beaver and Other Furs of the Trade. This 2 volume book is a great gift to those of us who are interested in birch bark canoes & the history of them. Loaded with photos & illustrations. The cross over into the fur trade related to these canoes makes it even more gratifying to me.

From a book titled Canoe Crossings, I learned that what made birchbark canoes so special was that the grain of the bark that covered them was transverse rather than longitudinal. What that means is that the grain ran around the tree trunk it came from, rather than up and down the trunk of that tree.

Birch Bark Canoes Elm Bark Canoes The Oldest Birch Bark Canoe 3. Fur Trade and Exploration The Algonquin Fur Trade Frances Anne Hopkins 4. All-Wood Canoes Jule Fox Marshall 5.

Wood-and-Canvas Canoes Tom Seavey: More Than Just the World Canoe Sails 6. The Rise of the Synthetic Canoe Canoe Patents Canoes in Wartime Square-stern Canoes 7. When Cadillac departed from Montreal in Junehe led an expedition of voyagers and soldiers in 25 birchbark canoes.

Sent by King Louis XIV, he had been ordered to establish Fort Pontchartrain at Detroit as the new center of fur trade and military power in the interior regions. This reference work will appeal to historians, archaeologists, curators, and enthusiasts of the fur trade era. 26' Fur Trade "North Canoe" - This canoe was paddled from Montreal to Thunder Bay as part of a French Canadian TV load included 9 paddlers and all of their gear.

The hull was formed with an 18' sheet of bark in the center plus two additional sheets - one at each end to complete it. Providing detailed descriptions and illustrations of each element of these canoes, the book contains extensive chapters on the origins, manufacture, decoration, usage, sailing, portaging, repair, storage, equipment, and cargoes of voyaging : Timothy J.

Kent. Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade is an invaluable resource for those interested in North American history, the fur trade, canoes, early exploration, the traditional life ways of Native America people, early military transport, and sailing craft.

The core of the book is based on the author’s discovery of eight surviving original voyaging canoes of the nineteenth century, four in full size.

Books relating to birchbark canoes and the fur trade. The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard I. Chapelle. Known as "the Bible" to birchbark canoe builders, it serves as the ultimate reference guide on the subject.

"Voyaging canoes played a crucial role in the economic, political, military, and missionary affairs of North America over a span of several centuries." Timothy J. Kent, Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade, vol.

1 (Ossineke, Mich.: Silver Fox Enterprises, ), p. viii. The Museum of the Fur Trade Museum Shop is the largest bookstore in the region, offering nearly 1, titles, including a wide selection of fur trade history, native culture and art, cooking, gardening, and exploration.

Discover the dying art of birchbark canoe building as seen through the eyes of someone who is passio. Fort Union and.

Kent, Timothy J., Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade (Ossineke, Michigan: Silver Fox Enterprises, - Two Volumes Kent, Timothy J., Ft. Pontchartrain at Detroit: A Guide to the Daily Lives of Fur Trade and Military Personnel, Settlers, and Missionaries at French Posts - Volumes I a nd II (Ossineke, Michigan: Silver Fox Enterprises, ).

This is the classic reference on the tradition of the building and design of North American bark and skin boats, especially birch bark canoes. See also Jennings', Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney, as well as Kent's, Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade. Ahenakew, Edward ().

Sixty-Five Years Ago. The fur trade was a vital industry in the Great Lakes region long before Michigan became a state. From the early days of French-Canadian "voyageurs" who travelled the waterways in birch-bark canoes, trappers and traders followed their business from the Straits of.

This is an invaluable resource for those interested in North American history, the fur trade, canoes, early exploration, the traditional life ways of Native American people, early military transport, and sailing craft. Timothy J. Kent is the author of Within the Sphere of the Master ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Tra /5(4).

Consignment Canoe for Sale Henri Vaillancourt PO BoxGreenville. New Hampshire, Algonquin Canoe by Dan Sarazin. 12' birchbark hunting canoe, circamade by the late Dan Sarazin of Golden Lake, Ontario, one of the last and best known of the older generation of Algonquin canoe.

18 foot Fur - Trade style birchbark canoe: 16 foot St. Lawrence River Malecite birchbark canoe: 14 foot Abnaki style birchbark canoe and in books and pamphlets.

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We are glad to answer questions or discuss your ideas with you. Payment can. The fur trade influenced every aspect of life from how Europeans related to the Indians, how and where settlements were built, to how our nation formed. Drawing on primary sources, including the diaries of Ojibwa, American, and French traders of the period, this Society of School Librarians International Honor Book gives readers a glimpse of a.

Birch Bark Canoes and Bateaux. Around Americans built a frame of split cedar or spruce and covered it with sheets of birch bark carefully peeled from birch trees. The next step in building a canoe was making a frame of split cedar of spruce and then soaking sheets of birch bark.

At this locale, great numbers of native people and Europeans congregated each summer to trade. In addition, fur trade personnel acquired birchbark canoes, equipment, and provisions here for their far-flung journeys to other regions, and here they stored large amounts of westbound merchandise and eastbound furs and hides.

The Fur Trade Experience in the Rainy Lake Region Crews had to stop often to daub the birchbark canoes with pitch, which acted as a sealant and helped the canoes cut the water more cleanly.

Crews might stop twice in a morning for gumming, and the job could take as much as half an hour. Often this chore would be combined with a stop for a meal. SinceHenri Vaillancourt has been involved in the building and research of traditional Indian birchbark canoes and other aspects of Native material culture.

His handmade canoes are built along the lines of the bark canoes once used by the Malecite, Abnaki, and Algonquin tribes, as well as those developed by the French during the Fur.

As Europeans adopted the birch bark canoe as the cargo truck of the fur trade, canoe designs became somewhat standardized, with different types employed in specific situations.

Indian canoes, the smallest, fastest, and lightest craft, were 14 to 16 feet long, required only two paddlers, and were similar in many respects to a modern canoe.

Kent, Timothy J. Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade. Ossineke, MI: Silver Fox Enterprises, McPhee, John. The Survival of the Bark Canoe. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, The construction and history of a traditional birch bark canoe; a canoe trip; and diagrams of canoe models by Adney.

High School & Adult Level Books. Canoes. - A canot du maitre, the enormous canoe used for the first leg of a fur trade journey, such as between Montreal and Detroit.A group of Indigenous adventurers undertake a day journey among the woods and waterways traditionally used by Indigenous traders during fur trade expeditions.Noun 1.

birchbark - a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree birch bark, birchbark canoe canoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled Birchbark - definition of birchbark by The Free Dictionary Phantoms of the French Fur Trade: Twenty Men Who Worked in the Trade Between and To poetize Now the owner of.