Date: July 14, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Seagull Lake Community Center
Waysides Along the Highway: The Archaeology of the Fur Trade Period in the Eastern BWCAW by USDA Forest Service Lee Johnson
The presentation reviews the history and archaeology of the Fur Trade period (ca. 1680-1860) in the eastern Boundary Waters Canoe Area, including a detailed look at artifacts, historical records, and oral histories from the Lake Saganaga area.
Lee’s research interests include the archaeology and history of the fur trade period in the western Lake Superior Basin, prehistoric hunter-gatherer economies in the sub-boreal region of North America, and the history and ethnography of the Border Lakes Anishinaabeg.
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