Reading List

Primary Source Documentation of Huronia's First Contact Experience:

Biggar H. P. - Works of Samuel De Champlain in 6 volumes
available for research at Huronia Museum resource centre, The Midland Public Library (Ste. Marie Room) and online at The Champlain Society web site

Sagard, Gabriel  -Long Journey to the Country of the Hurons - Champlain Society 1939 
available for research in French or English at the Midland Public Library (Ste. Marie Room) and online in English at The Champlain Society web site

Sagard, Gabriel  - History of Canada -
available for research in French at the Midland Public Library (Ste. Marie Room) or in English for sale at the Huronia Museum on a CD in a searchable format.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold (translation) Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents in 73 volumes
available for research at the Huronia Museum, Midland Public Library (Ste. Marie Room) and online at
 http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/206/301/lac-bac/jesuit_relations-ef/jesuit-relations/index-e.html

Secondary Source Publications that utilize the above primary source documents and or archaeological data as their research base:

Cranston, Herbert J. - Huronia, Cradle of Ontario's History - Historic Huronia Sites Association, 1949.
Available at and now published by the Huronia Museum, Midland Ontario.

Fischer, David Hackett - Champlain's Dream - Knopf Canada 2008

Heidenreich, Conrad  - Huronia: A History and Geography of the Huron Indians 1600-1650. McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 1971.

Heidenreich, Conrad-Cartographica: Explorations and Mapping of Samuel de Champlain 1603-1632- Monograph No. 17 / 1976. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-919870-17-1 ISSN 0317-7173

Heidenreich, Conrad  and  Ritch, Janet -Samuel De Champlain before 1604 - Champlain Society 2010

Hunter, A. F. - A History of Simcoe County - Barrie Ontario, County of Simcoe 1909.
Andrew Hunter also produced numerous reports on Huron Village Sites in Simcoe County that were first published in the Annual Archaeological Reports of the Provincial Museum (now the ROM) Being an Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education.
Available for research at the Huronia Museum, Midland Ontario.

Hunter, Douglas-God's Mercies. Rivalry, Betrayal and the Dream of Discovery-Doubleday Canada 2007 - available for purchase and research at the Huronia Museum, Midland Ont.

Jones, Arthur E. - Old Huronia, The Fifth Report of the Bureau of Archives for the Province of Ontario. Toronto - 1908.
Available for research at the Huronia Museum, Midland, Ontario

Kershaw, Kenneth A. -  Early Printed Maps of Canada 1540-1703. Kershaw Publishing, 1993. ISBN 0-9697184-0-3 pp 311 with index.

 Lonc,William S.J. and  Topp, George S.J.(translators) Early Jesuit Missions in Canada (series)
Available for sale or research at Huronia Museum, Midland Ont.

Parkman, Francis - Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century. - Boston 1867
available for research at the Huronia Museum - Midland, Ont. or online at: http://www.freecatholicebooks.com/books/jesuitsusa17century.pdf

Parkman, Francis - Pioneers of France in the New World - Little, Brown and Company 1885
Available for research at the Huronia Museum - Midland, Ont.

Pauketat, Timothy R. Cahokia : ancient America's great city on the Mississippi -
New York : Viking Penguin, 2009.

Sioui, Georges E - Huron-Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle. -.Vancouver: UBC Press, 1999

Steckley, John L - Words of the Huron. -. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007.

Trigger, Bruce. G. - Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 15: Northeast. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1978.

Trigger, Bruce G. -  Natives and Newcomers: Canada's Heroic Age Revisited. - . Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1985.

Trigger, Bruce G. - The Children of Aataentsic - A History of the Huron People to 1660 - McGill-Queen's University Press, 1987.

Warrick, Gary -  A Population History of the Huron-Petun, A.D. 500-1650. - Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Williamson, Ronald F. and Bisson, Michael S. (editors) The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger: -.  Theoretical Empiricism. Carleton University Press 2006.

 Web pages Worth a read:

Champlain in Acadia
http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index

web page on the history of photography in archaeology
see  http://www.answers.com/topic/archaeology-and-photography

The Visual Past
http://www.visualpast.com/

Champlain in Huronia
http://www.innisfil.library.on.ca/natives/natives/chp4.htm

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Huronia Chapter publications:

The Pot, quartely newsletter for members

The Pot Sherd, irregular bulletin for members

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