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The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project is a collaboration between Western Michigan University and the City of Niles, MI to investigate, interpret, and preserve the physical remains of the site of Fort St. Joseph, a mission, garrison, and trading post complex occupied from 1691 to 1781 by the French then British. Since its inception, the Project has cultivated a robust program of public archaeology to involve and invest the community in the preservation of the site and more generally, the...
Women of New France - Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project Booklet Series, No. 1 (2011)
The women of New France—French, Native, and métis—were active agents in a global process of colonization that led to interaction, conflict, and cooperation among peoples who participated in different cultural traditions, social institutions, and daily practices. In the course of migration from the Old World across the Atlantic, women helped to create the social, economic, and political conditions that fostered a French presence over a vast region for nearly two centuries. Documentary and...
Women of New France Panels (2010)
Series of interpretive panels created for the 2010 Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project Open House. Individual panel themes are: Women of New France, Needle Arts, Clothing and Dress, Cooking, Music, Dance, and Diversions, Education and Literacy, Women in Trade and Diplomacy, and Women and Servitude.