• Ancient Digger teaches Archaeology and History to all Ages!

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Land Rights and Cultural Differences in Pacific Northwest History

The Russians, Germans, French-Canadians, Scottish, British, Indians and Owyhee all had significant influence of natural resources that became commodities and the commercialization of those resources. Each of these groups of people had an interest in fur-trappings as their main commodity, but according to Jackson & Kimerling , “Most of these northern Europeans groups were farming folk in search of good land, though the Germans were a diverse lot who found a variety of niches to fill”. Read more about Land Rights at Socyberty

Compliments of my dear friend Chris Stonecipher


Ratty said...

Interesting stuff. I remember this part of American history being one of my favorites when I was in school. I love the picture of the fur trader. I liked seeing things like that when I was back in school too. History was one of the enjoyable parts of being there.

Rhett said...

Can you imagine the smell in that small room! I set up an activity for the Boy Scouts one year and we were next to a taxidermy guy and the smell was...well not a good one. This guy tried to hid the smell, I bet the trappers back in the day didn't. Great photo.
Rhett out

Post a Comment

We appreciate comments, but we delete SPAM.

Like Ancient Digger? Why Not Follow Us?

Subscribe Via RSS Feed Follow Ancient Digger on Facebook Follow Ancient Digger on Twitter Subscribe to Ancient Digger Via Email

Get widget



Ancient Digger Archaeology Copyright © 2015 LKart Theme is Designed by Lasantha