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Natives and Newcomers: Canada's "Heroic Age" Reconsidered

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Natives and Newcomers discredits that myth. In a spirited and critical re-examination of relations between the French and the Iroquoian-speaking inhabitants of the St Lawrence lowlands, from the incursions of Jacques Cartier through the explorations of Samuel de Champlain and the Jesuit missions into the early years of the royal regime, Natives and Newcomers argues that na ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published July 1st 1986 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published January 1985)
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Cultural scholarship by anthropological archaeologists often contains a few anachronisms when read 30 years later, but none cause the reader to shudder in this case; modern students may fail to grasp how ground-breaking this book was for the mid-1980s
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Bruce Graham Trigger, OC OQ FRSC was a Canadian archaeologist, anthropologist, and ethnohistorian.

Born in Preston, Ontario, he received a doctorate in archaeology from Yale University in 1964. His research interests at that time included the history of archaeological research and the comparative study of early cultures. He spent the following year teaching at Northwestern University and then took
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