Please see our French-Canadian Culture, History, and Traditions Page for documentation from primary sources regarding cultural métissage from the 17th through the early 19th century:
Frederick Simpson Coburn - Winter Harvest - Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/lac-bac/search/images
Cornelius Krieghoff - Hunter Resting Gun on Snowshoes - Courtesy of the Athenaeum: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=57544
Please see our French-Canadian Culture, History, and Traditions Page for documentation regarding cultural métissage: http://www.habitantheritage.org/french-canadian_resources/french-canadian_culture_heritage_and_traditions
Clarence Gagnon, The Wayside Cross, Winter – Courtesy of the Athenaeum:
Copy of René Bréhant de Galinée’s map of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, the Détroit River, Lake St. Clair, Lake Huron, Michilimackinac, and the route to Montréal via the French River and the Ottawa River. Courtesy of http://www.gallica.fr/. Galinée and François Dollier de Casson learned of the route to Michilimackinac through Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron from Adrien Jolliet who had ransomed an Iroquois prisoner at Michilimackinac. You can read more about this journey in Part 5 of the Timeline on the History of New France page.