This volume is an important contribution to history and education. The unknown history and culture now made accessible the extraordianry research and compilation of old and new writings, with interviews. The Great Lakes Tribes, the Northwest Territory and the great competition for the wealth of the heart of the country.From the Origins and migration to the disease and wars, a complete and amazing culture and history. The Chiefs, Midiwiwinn, Metis, religion, hunting, fishing, villages, forts, maple sugar camps, cache pits, counting coup, death song, teaching sticks, fire sticks, Sun Dance, Pow wow, Explorers, missionaries, Coureur des bois, trading posts, traders, Military, Forts, War, Generals, Lakes, Rivers, Islands, reservations, mounds, governments, territories. Boarding Schools, and modern history.