Trade Networks

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

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Extra Resource:
Map showing the distribution of Mistassini Quartzite