Huldowget. A Story of the North Pacific Coast.
Huldowget. A Story of the North Pacific Coast.
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Prior to the discovery of gold in British Columbia, in 1858, the country was controlled entirely by the Hudson's Bay Company. The servants of the company were the only white men in the great territory west of the Rocky Mountains and north of Old Oregon.

The native population at that time was estimated to be from 100,000 to 150,000, but to-day,… (more)

Prior to the discovery of gold in British Columbia, in 1858, the country was controlled entirely by the Hudson's Bay Company. The servants of the company were the only white men in the great territory west of the Rocky Mountains and north of Old Oregon.

The native population at that time was estimated to be from 100,000 to 150,000, but to-day, after less than threescore years and ten of the white man's occupation and civilisation, there are but 25,000 on Government reservations. The white man's diseases and his fire-water have wiped whole tribes out of existence.

 

Publisher: Librorium Editions (February 08, 2021)

File size: 182 KB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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