This young Amerindian was dressed in beaver garments which were a nest of vermin.
He brought the great Amerindian nation of the Dakotas into direct relations with the French.
The only domestic animal possessed by either Eskimo or Amerindian was the dog.
The animal on which they chiefly depended was the hare—a most prominent animal in Amerindian economy and tradition.
In regard to food, neither Amerindian nor Eskimo was squeamish.
The Amerindian servants of the expedition were only asked to carry loads of forty-five pounds in weight.
The Amerindian tribes and the early European explorers lived mainly on fish, which was a palatable and easily obtained food.
The deserted house or lodge of some Amerindian tribe was visited on the banks.