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Indians in British America, 1898 (Caughnawaga Excerpts)

(Note: Several extracts from longer article, link follows)

Nearly 100,000 on the Canadian Reservation at Present

 

In Quebec there are 10,622 Indians …..

The most interesting reservations are those of eastern Canada, continuing the remnants of the nations who figure so prominently in the early history of this continent; the tribes who ruled over the dark forests before Champlain had landed at Quebec or the Pilgrim Fathers on New England’s coast. There are two Iroquois reservations in Quebec.

One is at Caughnawaga, on the south bank of the St. Lawrence, ten miles above Montreal. It is an old settlement, established under the French regime Continue reading

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