The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. I
Jefferys, Charles W. The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. I, Toronto, Ryerson, 1942. 262 p. Illus.
When the white men came into contact with the western Indians early in the eighteenth century, they found them grouped into four great language divisions
Cartier thus describes Hochelaga:
"The village is circular and is completely enclosed by a wooden palisade in three tiers like a pyramid. The top one is built crosswise, the middle one perpendicular...
The clothing of the Indians varied according to the nature of the country which they inhabited. In addition to the skins of fur-bearing animals, which they used as robes, they also fashioned garments fitted to the body.