Jacques Cartier (Great Explorers) by Adam Woog

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Though outwardly friendly, the Iroquois were wary of the visitors. This was shown at first by the fact that they did not invite them to the village of Stadacona itself, and they hid the village’s women in the woods. More serious was the fact that the chief and his sons tried to talk Cartier out of going farther upriver to the village of Hochelaga, which was inhabited by another tribe that was part of the Iroquois Nation but probably of a different historical background. ) The tribe told Cartier that there was nothing of value upstream.

They were just upstream from the village and were far too difficult to navigate, dropping 42 feet (13 m) in just a couple of miles. Cartier called them “the most impetuous cataract that it would be possible to see,” writes Trudel. ” Today, they are called the Lachine Rapids. Preparing for Winter By now the season was rapidly growing late, and there was no time for more exploration. Cartier returned back down the river to Hochelaga after less than a day. He reached the village on October 4 and continued on to Stadacona, arriving there on October 11.

The mystery soon revealed itself.  .  . to strike horror into Cartier and his companions. ” The canoe came rushing swiftly down the stream, and floated past the ships, the “devils” who occupied the craft making no The Second Voyage Begins two centuries and more. The natives of Stadacona did not want [others] to have the wondrous metal goods the French had brought, or if they were to have them, to receive them only through the medium of trade with the Iroquois of Stadacona. The chief offered to give three small children to Cartier, as a sign of confidence, if the voyage upstream did not take place.

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