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During the late-19th and early-20th centuries, antiquarian collectors amassed hundreds of artifacts from the vicinity of Fort St. Joseph (20BE23), a mission-garrison-trading post complex established… (More)
The site of Fort St. Joseph (1691-1781) was recently discovered by Western Michigan University archaeologists in Niles, Michigan. As one of the most important eighteenth-century colonial outposts in… (More)
According to Grinde and Johansen, contact with native people introduced Europeans and American colonists onative notions of liberty and freedom. These ideas influenced philosophes' and colonists'… (More)
Scholarship on New France often emphasizes the factors that motivated the establishment of the colony, including the desire to promulgate the spread of Catholicism to Native peoples. However, the… (More)
Anthropological archaeologists have long recognized that material remains can inform on various scales of human activity as well as the identities of the people who lived in the past (Brumfiel, 1992;… (More)