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|Iroquois Village Attack An unsuccessful attack by French and
Huron allies on an Iroquois (Onondaga) village on Lake Ontario, 1615, including a fanciful
castle-storming French siege-tower.
|St. Louis, 1648 Huron Indians unsuccessfully defending a
mission village at St. Louis in 1648, against old Five Nations enemies.
|Huron Deer Hunt A stylized European 17th century picture (with
fences) of a deer hunt by Huron Indians, produced for the accounts of Samuel de Champlain's
travels, published in Paris in 1632).
|Activities: Inuit & Northwest Territories|
|Inuit Seal Hunting Seal hunting by the Inuit included waiting and
listening at seal-holes on the ice, as portrayed by Captain G. Lyon during a search for the North
West Passage, 1821-1823.
|Winter Sled Teams Sled teams engaged in winter travel in the
Coppermine Region, North West Territories, in a photo taken about 1949.
|Sealskin Sewing A summer camp at White Bay, North West
Territories, a later scene (1951) presenting an Inuit woman sewing sealskins pegged out to dry on
slopes above the shores.
|Inuit String Game An Inuit string game shown among occupants
of the Padlei country, North West Territories.
|Tapping Birch Trees Indian woman tapping birch trees,
|Sealskin Shoes Making sealskin shoes, Inuit, N.W.T.
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