From the beginning, America presented an image of golden wealth, and that image has never been lacking to the rest of the world. A key factor in shaping the national character of this country, the discovery of gold and other precious metals in the American West accelerated western expansion, beginning with the California Gold Rush in After the discovery go gold in Californiawhich clearly showed how rich the strikes could be, more prospectors by the thousands headed west to explore every promising region in their search for wealth.
Fascinating personal, local, cultural, and economic details provide insight into how both cultures were buffeted by and in the grip of political and economic forces not much different from those familiar to us today. Using these and other little known documents, Timothy Cochrane recreates the drama that played out in the cold weather months in Grand Marais between and In its portrayal of the changing fur trade on the great lake, Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais offers a rare glimpse of the Anishinaabeg—especially the leader Espagnol—as astute and active trading partners, playing the upstart Americans for competitive advantage against their rivals, even as the company men contend with the harsh geographic realities of the North Shore.
Through the words of long-ago witnesses, the book recovers both the too-often overlooked Anishinaabeg roots and corporate origins of Grand Marais, a history deeper and more complex than is often told. Ojibwe and Isle Royale. Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais integrates the histories, traditions, and practical everyday lifestyle of the Anishinaabeg and their new neighbors of the fur trade into the magic of this special place.
Seasons of an Ojibwe Year Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais offers an insider's view of the fur trade and the people of the Grand Marais area during a little-known period, Well-known names come to life, both Anishinaabeg and company employees, as Timothy Cochrane explains and interprets the almost-forgotten journals of Bela Chapman and George Johnston.
Anyone interested in the Ojibwe people and the fur trade will find this work a valuable contribution to Minnesota history."Reflections on 'Mattie Looks for Steve Biko': A Photograph by Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie." In Lucy Lippard, ed., Partial Recall: Photographs of Native North Americans.
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