Curriculum connection: Characteristics of Trade Networks-names economic activities practiced by Native peoples: hunting, fishing, gathering, agriculture. Names products traded between Native groups (corn, shells, and rocks). The trade networks spanned the continent and were based on barter; there were many intermediaries and most were transported by water.
Level: Secondary 4 History
Items in exhibit to focus on: Archeology Wall, clay pots, the Colline Blanche rocks, & beaver pelt.
Class Time: 1-3 periods
Map showing the distribution of Mistassini Quartzite