• Period: Oct 1, 1400 to


  • Oct 28, 1499

    First occupants- 1500-1608

    Around 1500:
    Quebec territory occupied by three linguistic families: Algonquian, Iroquoian, and Inuktitut.
  • Oct 31, 1500

    Use of trade amongst the natives

    Use of trade amongst the natives
    Aboriginal relied on each other to supply resources that they needed for survival that they could not find in their own territory. The Barter system was used= Goods for goods. Goods were transported long distances. (modes of transportation snowshoes, canoes, walking) Example of valuable traded item: obsidian, black stone (used for tool sharpening) Trade could be used to build relationships, restore peace, pay war tributes, or formalize meetings between chiefs.
  • Oct 28, 1502

    Native american division of labor

    Native american division of labor
    Divided by gender, small differences between tribes
    -Hunting and fishing
    -Logging, construction (canoes, shelter), woodworking
    -War and diplomatic relations
    -Clearing land
    -making weapons tools boats and sleds
    -Hunting and fishing small game
    -Care and education of children
    -Crafts (baskets, clothes, weapons)
    -Cooking, butchering, and housekeeping
  • French regime- 1608- 1760

  • British regime- 1760-1867

  • Contemporary Period- 1867-present