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Author Murphy, Lucy Eldersveld, 1953-

Title A gathering of rivers : Indians, Métis, and mining in the Western Great Lakes, 1737-1832 / Lucy Eldersveld Murphy
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary In A Gathering of Rivers, Lucy Eldersveld Murphy traces the histories of Indian, multiracial, and mining communities in the western Great Lakes region during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. For a century the Winnebagos (Ho-Chunks), Mesquakies (Fox), and Sauks successfully confronted waves of French and British immigration by diversifying their economies and commercializing lead mining
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fox Indians -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Métis -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Sauk Indians -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Winnebago Indians -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00027200
ISBN 0803202946 (electronic bk.)
0803232101 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780803202948 (electronic bk.)
9780803232105 (cloth ; alk. paper)