Indians 101: The French Fur Trade
When the French first entered North America, their primary focus was on gaining wealth through the fur trade ... between the French traders and Indian women often resulted in children. These children, who were not seen as racially mixed as race was not a ...
Food for the mind: A daily dose of history
Pocahontas married one of the Jamestown settlers, John Rolfe, in 1614 and visited England with him in 1616. Short and bloody, the Pequot War (1636–1638) was the first major clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the New World. The Pequot ...
The 'two-spirit' people of indigenous North Americans
Both the Spanish settlers in Latin America and the English colonists ... many gay and lesbian Native American activists in the United States and Canada rejected the French word berdache in favour of the term two-spirit people to describe themselves.
Vunerable, Straya and Libary: the evolution (and denigration) of the English language
This denigration of the English language is attributed by many to “lazy lips ... Have things changed in 30 years? No: see “What is the definition of a vunerable child?” - The Children’s Commissioner, Northern Territory; and “First generation ...
Trail of Tears: The Native American "Problem" in the New World by Katrina A. Templeton
A good example of the French-Native American relationship ... the English had some contact with the people at Roanoke (the Native Americans might have been responsible for the colonist's disappearance), the first major contact came between the settlers ...