Posted by Jeri on September 08, 2000 at 13:47:47:
In Reply to: Re: Thought for the Day and Native American Customs posted by Dana S. on September 08, 2000 at 12:16:50:
: : : In settling an island, the first building
: : : erected by a Spaniard will be a church;
: : : by a Frenchman, a fort; by a Dutchman,
: : : a warehouse; and by an Englishman, an alehouse.
: : : (18th Century Proverb)
: : The colonial would build a cabin, the permanent housing of the day!
: : Hey, there's a stereotype that the Indians lived in movable housing so they could travel with the weather. But surely that's not true across the board. Does anyone know a bit about this or where I can find out -- generally, which communities stayed put and which were nomadic?
: : LSK
: Here is a link to a very informative site on the history and customs of many Eastern Woodland Tribes. Potawatomi will be the first to pop up at you, but keep scrolling. You won't be disappointed.
: Dana S.
Thanks Dana! It's a terrific site and very informative. I've been doing some research for awhile now about the different tribes that either originated in Southern Ontario or who moved here from other locations. The information provided on this site is just what I've been looking for.
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