North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes is volume 467 in Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. This volume covers the Great Lakes Woodland cultural region and includes information about Ojibwe, Huron, Wyandot, Miami, Potawatomi, Winnebago, Sac and Fox, Odawa, Petun, and Kickapoo Nations cultural clothing styles.
Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations: The Treaties of 1736-62 is a newly annotated compilation of the treaties between the Iroquois and others (Delaware, Miami, Shawnee and Nanticoke) and the British. This collection of treaties was originally printed by Benjamin Franklin, and last published in 1938. Minor editorial changes are explained in the editor's introduction.
Historical fiction novel set in the Quebec and Detroit regions in the early 1700s. A young Pawnee slave is purchased by French-Canadian girl and given his freedom. Their lives are intertwined during this period of the fur trade and political intrigue among the French and First Nations. Themes of racism, class structure, family, and first love are well portrayed in this adventure narrative that draws on historical events and features a strong and well-drawn female heroine.
It is 1760, and Lord MacNeil decides that the way to make a man of his 13-year-old son, John, is to bring him along from England to Canada. He knows that John, with his expert drawing skills, will make an excellent cartographer of Canada's wilderness; an activity that will keep him away from the dangers of war. On the eve of John's departure, his beloved twin sister, Jane, gives him her treasured silver ring. As John wears this circle of silver, it becomes the link to everything he loves: his homeland, the frontier, and his newly-made friends - especially the intriguing Marie Roy.