Consciousness Regained: Chapters in the Development of Mind by Nicholas Humphrey

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Many contemporary officials noted the limitations of Indian political unity, and the pan-Indian threat was simply an excuse for attempted genocide. In 1856, the regular army intervened and stopped the conflict, but not without engendering long-standing problems. Army officers worked against territorial claims for war remunerations, refuting many of the charges against the Indians and blaming colonial greed and racism for the war. ” Oregon citizens, like many in the West, would long claim that their home was a “plundered province,” a victim of distant capital and a distant capitol, blaming outsiders for the failure of their dreams of the promised land.

Another reason was to protect women from slave raiding, which expanded with the fur trade. In the 1790s, slave raiding and trading became integral parts of Native Northwest interactions, as competition rose with colonial trade and imported disease pressured populations. Ideally, on the lower Columbia, slaves were captured or traded from “round-headed” peoples, or Claxstars.  Although few in number, many if not all Native women that the Chinookans prostituted were likely slaves. Young women captured or obtained through trade, although not chattel, had little social status or control over their bodies.

That the Americans would be the first was far from a foregone conclusion. The Russians began exploiting Aleut and Kodiak hunters to acquire sea otter pelts for trade at the northern Chinese market at Kyakhtah in the 1740s. The British did not “discover” the profitable trade for Northwest Coast sea otters until 1788, exchanging them at Canton (Guangzhou) in southern China. Justifiably distrustful of Europeans, the Chinese maintained different ports and markets for the western and eastern Europeans.

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