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The Victorian Era:The Native People (Social Studies 10)

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Dixie Wong

on 28 November 2012

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They were the largest group of natives
natives who never grew a crop
resisted any attempts that would force them into farming
had reserves on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay on the edges of european settlements How were they effected? Land issues How they treated during the Victorian Era? they were often forgotten and ignored
push aside to the edges of the main settled areas
they were ignored when settlers wanted to buy their land The Native People Who were they? - Ojibwa - Mohawks - Algonkians Ojibwa
Resisted any attempts to force them into farming Mohawks
long-time farmers with their own local government
well-equipped to deal with Europeans who tried to take advantage of them Algonkians
gave up hunting and fishing for market gardening
even bought food from the local food store the Mohawk people call themselves Kanienkehaka this means people of the flint
many people say the were man-eater, but they were not
they were fierce, and often fight for what they need were aboriginal/ first nations inhabitants of North America
total population: 11,000
spoke French, English, Algonquin and their religion is Midewiwin Ojibwa People Mohawks People Algonkians People Ojibwa Farming Mohawks Farming land claims and territorial disputes was common back then
natives lost most of their land
couldn't hold on to the land because of lack of money
government often tried to get them to sell or rent land to them so they could offer the land to other settlers Algonkians Hunting Mind their own business Symbol of the Ojibwa People Open Land Work cited "CHAPTER TWO: BUILDING A NATION, 1840-1867." Credo Christian High School - Langley, British Columbia, Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2012. <http://www.credochs.com/teacherpages/douma/SS10Review Cranny, Michael William. Horizons: Canada moves West. Scarborough, Ont.: Prentice Hall Ginn Canada, 1999. Print. The End! :)
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By: Dixie Wong, Kevin Hung, and Malcolm MacDonald
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