The fur trade had a lasting effect on native culture because it was the beginning of a loss in aboriginal culture through generations before the arrival of the europeans the aboriginal people in the region were shamanistic believing in the supernatural and phenomena throughout nature.
Effects of the fur trade: conflict between the algonquians and the iroquois increased as they competed for control of the st lawrence, gateway for the french fur traders due to the system of trading posts, the natives were required to travel great distances to deliver the furs.
The north american fur trade began as early as the 1500s with europeans and first nations and was a central part of the early history of contact between europeans and the native peoples of what is now the united states and canada. Transcript of positive and negative impacts of the fur trade positive & negative first nations women impacts of the fur trade and they often abandoned their wife and children when they retired back to england or eastern canada.
The fur trade led the innu from subsistence living to a mixed economy of subsistence and trade within this framework, amerindians were confronted with mainly foreign realities: technological innovations (traps and rifles, boats) and techniques (preparation of hides), innovations in clothing (fabrics), trade (loans and credit, exchange values), food and other goods (flour, sugar, tea, tobacco, alcohol. The fur trade affected the people of canada(the natives) by: they got new things such as pots and pans, guns, trinkets, knifes, cutlerythe natives. As important as the fur trade was to native americans in the sub-arctic regions of canada, commerce with the europeans comprised just one, relatively small, part of their overall economy despite the limited time spent in commercial activity, the fur trade had a profound effect on the nature of the native economy and native society the.
By champlain’s time too the fur trade had become the beaver trade down to 1763 the history of canada is primarily the history of the trade in beaver pelts down to about that date, moreover, the fur trade was the principal objective of imperial competition, and war, everywhere in the continent north of mexico. Nevertheless, despite the limited time spent in commercial activity, the fur trade had a profound effect on the nature of the native economy and native society.