First nations the barter system
Updated: 2/10/2021
First nations the barter system

Storyboard Text

  • *First nations trading with each other.*
  • More beaver pelts*
  • Yup! okay.
  • 3 beaver pelts for 1 pot please!
  • The first nations had been trading among themselves for a long time.
  • I am tired i am going to rest for a bit
  • They used the barter system. Trading parties, and many good long distances to trade their neighbours.
  • I am so exited to open my gift!
  • I know right same!
  • Your welcome!
  • Thank you for sharing the peace pipe.
  • People traded to get what they needed.
  • Ok!
  • 2 beaver pelts for 1 knife please.
  • French people *
  • Before trade began, those who had travelled a long way would rest for a bit
  • They would establish feelings of respect and trust with their hosts by exchanging gifts and sharing the peace pipe
  • When the French arrived, they adopted this way of doing business.
  • Sharing the peace pipe*