Native American Perceptions

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Perceptions of Native Americans 1. The French did not know what is tobacco; and they could not speak to the Indians. On the other hand, the Indians never used axes, knives, or guns, and were scared of them. The Europeans and Native Americans traded furs but European disease affected a lot. Europeans were eager with furs and the Indians derided them, an example was that the they gave the Indians 20 beautiful knives to exchange a Beaver skin. 2. However, they became accustomed to each other. The French taught the Indians to use weapons and burn fire at night. 3. Beavers, deerskins, corns, iron cutting implements, copper kettles, woolen textiles, earthenware pottery, stone tools, and fur robes. 4. Native Americans were afraid of the French

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