Story of Grand Portage and vicinity



Publisher: J.B. Arnold in Duluth, Minn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 48 Downloads: 312
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Places:

  • Grand Portage (Minn.)

Subjects:

  • Ojibwa Indians.,
  • Grand Portage (Minn.) -- History.,
  • Grand Portage (Minn.) -- Discovery and exploration.

Edition Notes

Cover title: The story of Grand Portage.

Other titlesStory of Grand Portage.
Statementcompiled from the writings of Warren, Winchell, Neill and Buck, by John B. Arnold.
ContributionsArnold, John B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF614.G7 A6
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6667518M
LC Control Number24018650
OCLC/WorldCa5835275

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  The Grand Portage Tribal Council and Grand Portage National Monument staff welcomed the arrival of five, year old hand-woven mats, made of cedar bark and sweetgrass, from Isle Royale National. Grand Portage National Monument is a United States National Monument located on the north shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota that preserves a vital center of fur trade activity and Anishinaabeg Ojibwe heritage. The area became one of the British Empire's four main fur trading centers in North America, along with Fort Niagara, Fort Detroit, and Michilimackinac. Grand Portage National Monument Heritage Center Parking Lot Under Construction! Beginning Monday, J the Heritage Center parking lot at Grand Portage National Monument will be closed for a chip seal project. Alternative parking will be available near . #7 Best Value of places to stay in Grand Portage “ Traveling from MB to Ontario and decided to pre book hotel rooms after doing research and reading trip advisor reviews. I look at prices online and then call the hotel directly.

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English, Book, Illustrated edition: A Story of Grand Portage and vicinity / compiled from the writings of Warren, Winchell, Neill and Buck, by John B. Arnold. Get this edition User activity. Grand Portage Local Curriculum Committee, A History of Kitchi Onigaming: Grand Portage and Its People.

Cass Lake, Minn.: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Harmon, Daniel Williams, Sixteen Years in the Indian Country: The Journal of Daniel Williams Harmon,   A compelling history of the legendary fur trade crossroads in northern Minnesota where Indian and European cultures have competed with and accommodated each other for nearly three centuries.

Today Grand Portage National Monument, which embraces the portage route and the fur trade sites on the bay, lies within the boundaries of the Grand Portage Reservation of the Minnesota. A compelling history of the legendary fur trade crossroads in northern Minnesota where Indian and European cultures have competed with and accommodated each other for nearly three centuries.

Today Grand Portage National Monument, which embraces the portage route and the fur trade sites on the bay, lies within the boundaries of the Grand Portage Reservation of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

Source: The Grand Portage Story, page 3. In this well designed and richly illustrated book, Carolyn Gilman has detailed the changing circumstances at Grand Portage over the last three hundred years.

Lightly wearing her scholarship (which is nevertheless rigorous), she provides us with a view of why this rugged and rather private place had been. The book of the history of the Grand Portage I was looking for. Read more. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. Amazon Customer. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on December 2, Verified Purchase. Great book. Well written and informative. Read more. s: 3. On post returns and food at Grand Portage, see E.

Thompson, Grand Portage., 93, ; A. Woolworth, "Archaeological Excavations ," p. The post journals from Fort William frequently mention scarcity and food purchased from the Indians, and it is unlikely Grand Portage.

The Grand Portage Story Gilman, Carolyn. 9 ratings by Goodreads. ISBN / ISBN Published by Minnesota Historical Society P, New Condition: New Soft cover. Save for Later. From Save With Sam (North Miami, FL, U.S.A.) Book Condition: New.

The Grand Portage Story: An anonymous prospector brought back a copper sample from the Grand Portage area in In the years after Du Lhut's visit, Jacques de Noyon further developed the Kaministikwia route. In he established a post on Rainy Lake and traveled as far as Lake of the Woods.

Grand Portage by Scott Seeger follows the story of Tyler, an extremely wealthy entrepreneur who invents the pool noodle. Being a billionaire isn’t enough, and the idea of meeting other billionaires sparks his imagination.

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This is the only book covering Grand Portage in detail. It is one of those places that should be better known, especially to historians of the fur trade. Grand Portage is a portage from Lake Superior inland 8 and a half miles to the Pigeon River, from there you can use the many rivers and lakes to access the interior of North America/5(2).

STORY OF THE GRAND PORTAGE 15 harbor from which a portage of about nine miles over not too difficult country can be made to the Pigeon River above the cascades.

That this Grand Portage or great carrying place, as it was early designated by the French, was used by the Indians for generations before the advent of white men in the region is.

Story of the Grand Portage. Minneapolis: Priv. Print. for the Cook County Historical Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Solon J Buck; Cook County Historical Society. The Grand Portage Story by Carolyn Ives Gilman 📕 The Grand Portage Story • Click Here 📕 ISBN: () Format: paperback, pages; Language: english; Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press; Author: Carolyn Ives Gilman; Release date: ; About The Book.

The Grand Portage Story: CHAPTER FIVE Roots of Community. Traders, who thought of themselves as the central figures of the frontier, rarely realized how unimportant their existence was to the Indian community. When the North West Company abandoned Grand Portage, the local band's world did not collapse.

Ojibway life went on as usual. Inyear-old Pierre La Page never imagined he'd be leaving Montreal to paddle 2, miles. It was something older men, like his father, did. But when Pierre's father has an accident, Pierre quits school to become a voyageur for the North West Company, so his family can survive the winter.

It's hard for Pierre as the youngest in the brigade.4/5(3). free copies available. Giveaway dates from Nov A story about inspiration, creativity, and inspiring to win one of The Grand Portage Story Paperback – Illustrated, May 15 by Carolyn Gilman (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback, Illustrated "Please retry" — CDN$ Reviews: 3. Grand Portage is an unorganized territory in Cook County, Minnesota, on Lake Superior, at the northeast corner of the state near the border with northwestern Ontario.

The population was at the unincorporated community of Grand Portage and the Grand Portage Indian Reservation are both located within Grand Portage Unorganized Territory of Cook County. Grand Portage Story by Carolyn Gilman available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. The story of the Grand Portage [Solon J Buck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Solon J Buck. Staci Lola Drouillard, a descendant of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Anishinaabe, is the development director at WTIP Community Radio in Grand Marais, Minnesota, and was for many years the producer of two original radio series, Walking the Old Road: The History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Chippewa and Anishinaabe Way, an exploration of contemporary Ojibwe life through.

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Grand Portage Specific. Grand Portage Story Online by Carolyn Gilman. (Saint Paul: Minnesota Historical Society. Grand Portage W Highway 61 | PO Box | Grand Marais, MN | | toll-free | fax [email protected] | ©. Grand Portage Chippewa: Stories and Experiences of Grand Portage Band Members, Oral Histories Collected and Introduced, by Donald J.

Auger and Paul Driben. Grand Portage, MN: Grand Portage Tribal Council, MNHS call number: EC6 G A History of Kitchi Onigaming: Grand Portage and its People: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

Grand Portage is an unorganized territory in Cook County, Minnesota, on Lake Superior, at the northeast corner of the state near the border with northwestern Ontario. [1] The population was at the unincorporated community of Grand Portage lies within the Grand Portage Indian Reservation.

The adjacent Grand Portage National Monument designated a National Monument in. Grand Portage was a fur-trade depot and route of the voyageurs at the western extremity of Lake Superior.

Grand Portage. Grand Portage was a fur-trade depot and route of the voyageurs at the western extremity of Lake Superior. It was the first and most strenuous of the 29 portages from Lake Superior west to Lac La Croix, requiring that each voyageur carry 4 loads of 80 kg over some 14 km of.

Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota sits on the edge of Lake Superior, providing visitors with significant outdoor adventure and cultural activities. After many years of use as a fur trading route, the area was established as Grand Portage Indian Reservation in and eventually designated as a National Monument in Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park.

A few years ago, our 8 year old granddaughter said to my husband, 'Grandpa, will you take me to the Grand Canyon'. He couldn't say no. We planned a 20 day cross country trip. We visited Rocky Mountain NP, Arches NP. Grand Portage Band: lt;p|>The |Grand Portage Indian Reservation| (|Ojibwe language|: ||Gichi-onigamiing||) is located World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation.

GRAND MARAIS. For at least one winter, that ofa fort was maintained at or near Grand Marais. Bela Chapman Letter Book, Septemto June 4,Sibley Papers. 6. BASSWOOD LAKE. Alexander Mackenzie refers to several French trading establishments on the islands and banks of Lake Sagaigan, or Basswood Lake.•Heritage Center: exhibits (archeology, Grand Portage collections, fur trade cultural and natural history), video (The Great Carrying Place), interactive video (The Art of the Trade, Grand Portage Stories), book/gift shop and accessible restrooms.Timothy Cochrane is superintendent of Grand Portage National Monument on the border of Minnesota and Ontario.

He has worked as a folklorist, oral historian, and ranger at Isle Royale. Hawk Tolson has been a freelance archaeologist since and has participated in projects across the Great Lakes, Southwest, Gulf Coast, and Caribbean.