Using the human life cycle as an organizational framework, ethnohistorian James Axtell has gathered a broad range of 17th and 18th century European documentation on Native North Americans. With its lucid introductions to each entry, suggestions for further reading, and bibliography, this sourcebook is invaluable for courses in history, anthropology, and Native American and women's studies.
Huron is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. The series author is Barbara Gray-Kanatiiosh, an Akwesasne Mohawk writer. The series is designed to appeal to students in grades 3 to 5, and each title covers the culture and history of the particular Nation. In this title, the author describes the traditional homeland of the Huron or Wendat Nation as the Great Lakes region. A map helps students locate the homeland of the Huron people.
Bitter Feast: Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-1664 is an innovative interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the French, Dutch and English colonization of northeastern North America during the early and middle decades of the seventeenth century. It is the first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, and it argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe. Chapter four discusses Huronia and Iroquoia.
OUT OF PRINT The Huron by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Wendat or Huron Nation. The original homeland of the Huron was situated between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe in Ontario. The author begins the book with a version of the Huron creation story. He goes on to explain that the history and culture of the Huron is known only through early writings by Europeans such as Samuel de Champlain, and Jesuit missionaries.
OUT OF PRINT The Huron is one of the many well-researched titles in the Indians of North America Series published by Chelsea House. This text is written by noted anthropologist Nancy Bonvillain. This volume begins with a brief retelling of the Huron Creation Story, and moves on to an archaeological description of early Huron cultures.
Huron - Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle by Wendat scholar Georges E. Sioui turns the reader to a fuller understanding of the Wendat (Huron) people and their cultural and spiritual traditions. He begins by reclaiming the original name of his people and tells their centuries-old history by describing their social ideas and philosophy and the relevance of both to contemporary life.
Les Sauvages Americains: Representations of Native Americans in French and English Colonial Literature describes the Algonquian and Iroquois First Nations of the American Northeast in great detail by colonial explorers who wandered into the region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.