Later a group of men at the trading posts, decided to go look for there own furs, and they were called the coureur de bois. The coureur de bois were french-Canadian’s that traveled through New France and North America. The coureur de bois, were people that would usually travel by themselves, or in small groups, because of the weather or just because of the danger in that area. They would usually travel by canoe, but sometimes they would use snowshoes to walk through the snow in the winter, or in the spring they would usually walk through the forest on there feet. The coureur de bois learned from the aboriginals.
Since the Blackfeet moved frequently to follow the buffalo herd so the tepees had to be specially designed to set up and break down quickly. The women Blackfoot Indians wore long deerskin dresses. The men wore buckskin tunics and breechcloths with leggings. The dresses and war shirts were fringed and often decorated with porcupine quills, beads, and elk teeth. Both the men and women wore moccasins, and they wore buffalo-hide robes in the cold.
Jedediah S Smith was a great mountain man, fur trapper, and a great leader. He was born in June 24, 1798, Bainbridge, N.Y and died May 27, 1831, near Cimarron River. Smith made his first trip west while still in his teens. In 1822 he joined a fur-trading expedition to the rocky mountains and continued in the Rocky Mountain trade business. In 1824 Smith belonged to the party that reestablish the South Pass, a passage to the North west through Wyoming.
The history of the Nez Perce people go back as far as 1750 when the French made contact, up to the death of Chief Joseph on September 24 1904. Chief Joseph’s real name is Hin-mah-too-ya-lat-kekht meaning “Thunder rolling in the mountains,” he had nine children, five girls and four boys all of whom had died, and how he had two wives. Chief Joseph never stopped pushing for the return of his people back to their homeland, but never got his wish. The last few years of his life you could tell he was getting weaker. When he passed away a lot of people said he passed away from a broken heart.
Anh Nguyen HIST 120 online December 12, 2015 Tecumseh and the Quest for Indian Leadership by David Edmunds In this biography, David Edmunds studies the life of legendary Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his pivotal role in defending the Native American way of life. Tecumseh was born to Pucksinwah and his wife Methotaske in March, “1768”, in what is currently known as Ohio (17). Tecumseh had many siblings, Chiksika and Tecumapease were his oldest brother and sister (17). Then came Sauwaseekau who was brother to Tecumseh and another sister named Menewaulakoosee, after her Tecumseh was born, after that two more sons were born and after that a set of triplets that included Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet. Sadly the triplets were born following the
Ethan Allen was an American Revolutionary fighter who helped found Vermont. He lived from January 21, 1738 and died on February 12, 1789. He was born in Litchfield, CT, and died in Burlington, VT. Ethan Allen had a big family that, grew up in Vermont. Ethan died of a stroke at age 52, on his Winooski River homestead. Also when he died, he died with the title of the patriotic leader of the Green Mnt.
The American Bison, known as the American Buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species that roams from Mexico up to North West Canada. They are the largest land mammal in North America. When bison are scared they run, like there is no tomorrow, which is called stampeding. Bison have very good hearing and smelling, if you try to sneak up on one it will smell you and run. Did you know male bison are called bulls?
Can you imagine yourself being relative to someone who lived thousands of years ago? A man named Ötzi who was discovered who was found dead in the mountains of germany by two innocent hikers 24 years ago. After his body was taken to a lab they discovered many interesting things that confused many archaeologists. They even had to go back and change textbooks! SInce then they don’t what clues to the past he might reveal.
These brave men are John Colter and Tom Murphy, in at different time changed Yellowstone. John Colter was part of one of the most interesting explorations of his time. He was mostly known for in 1808 when he explored unknown terrain now called Yellowstone all on his own. But before that in October 15 in 1803 he joined the famous Louis and Clark expedition. On their journey they encountered a tribe called the Blackfeet and captured Colter, Louis, Clark and a man named John Potts who was killed by the tribe.
Gray wolves have a thick fur coat to protect themselves from their cold enviornment in the snow and their log guard hairs to keep them out of moisture. Grey wolves also need a way to eat and to defend themselves from predation. So they have sharp claws and teeth
For years the Sioux, Chippewa, and Ojibwe Native Americans roamed the prairies of Minnesota, hunting the herds of buffalo. Minnesota had the geology to help support the buffalo, which in return supported the Native Americans. Located in Pipestone, MN is the Pipestone National Monument. This monument is the site where many Native Americans mined red pipestone which was made into pipes. This geological deposit was an important part of their heritage.
Sitting bull Sitting bull was born in 1831. Sitting bull was a Teton Indian chief. Sitting bull joined his first war at age fourteen and earned a reputation for bravery in battle. In 1868 the Sioux accepted peace with the United States government, but when black hills in the late 1870 's a group of white prospectors invaded Sioux lands. Sitting bull was probably one of the most famous Native American.
They both died with their boots on. General George Armstrong Custer died on June 25, 1876. He died in little Bighorn, Montana. When he died he 36 years old. He was an American Army general who would famously lose his life at the hands of Native americans warriors at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Why Dale Earnhardt Jr should be remembered Well, he had to deal with his dad 's death. It was February 18, 2001 Dale Earnhardt Sr crashed and was announced died before he get to The Hospital, but The question still remains “does Jr suffer through the death of his dad? Then there is another question “what is Jr’s favorite song? But that is not the end, people also ask “is Dale Jr only the second generation Nascar driver in his family”. Those are just some of the questions people ask and here are the answers.