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Encyclopedia > Étienne Brulé

Étienne Brûlé ( Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ...1592 _ See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 _ Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 _ 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe. ...1632) was a France _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...French explorer in Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern_most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ...Canada in the (16th century _ 17th century _ 18th century _ more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601_1700. ...17th century. A rugged outdoorsman, he took to the lifestyle of the First Nations is the current title used by Canada to describe the various societies of the indigenous peoples, called Native Americans in the U.S. They have also been known as Indians, Native Canadians, Aboriginal Americans, Amer_Indians, or Aboriginals, and are officially called Indians in the Indian Act, which...First Nations peoples with a passion, leading to some disdain by other Europeans.


Brûlé travelled to New France (French: la Nouvelle_France) describes the area colonized by France in North America during a period extending from the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 to the cession of New France to the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1763. ...New France in Events October 2 _ Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey demonstrates the first telescope in the Dutch parliament July 3 _ Quebec City founded by Samuel de Champlain. ...1608 and was sent by Samuel de Champlain by Théophile Hamel (1870) Samuel de Champlain 1567 _ 1635 was a French geographer, draftsman, explorer and founder of Quebec City. ...Samuel de Champlain to live with the This article is about the First Nations people, the Wyandot, also known as the Huron. ...Hurons in Events January 7 _ Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ...1610, where he learned their language and customs. He became a scout for Champlain and explored much of what is now This article describes the Canadian province. ...Quebec, Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  _ Land 917,741 km²  _ Water 158,654 km² (14. ...Ontario, and State nickname: Wolverine State or Great Lakes State Other U.S. States Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Governor Jennifer Granholm Official languages English Area 250,941 km² (11th)  _ Land 147,255 km²  _ Water 103,687 km² (41. ...Michigan. He is known as the first The coureurs des bois (runners of the woods) or voyageurs (travellers) is the name given to the men who engaged in the fur trade directly with the Amerindians in North America from the time of New France up through the 19th century, when much of the continent was still mostly...coureur des bois ("runner of the woods").


He was probably the first European to see The Great Lakes from space; Lake Huron is the third from the left. ...Lake Huron, Lake Ontario seen from near Wolcott, New York Lake Ontario, bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontarios Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. ...Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, the worlds largest such lakes. ...Lake Erie, and The Great Lakes from space; Lake Superior is on the upper left Lake Superior is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ...Lake Superior, and he also travelled as far south as the Chesapeake Bay The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. ...Chesapeake Bay. On the way back to Quebec, he was briefly captured and tortured by the The Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the League of Peace and Power) is a group of First Nations/Native Americans. ...Iroquois.


Champlain and the The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ...Jesuits often spoke out against Brûlé's adoption of Huron customs, as well as his association with the The fur trade was a huge part in the early economic development of North America. ...fur traders, who were beyond the control of the colonial government. Brûlé left Quebec to live with the natives in the Centuries: 16th century _ 17th century _ 18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s _ 1620s _ 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ...1620s. As he had no longer any particular loyalty to Champlain or the French, Brûlé helped the Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  _ Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  _ Total (2001)  _ Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831...English capture Champlain and Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ...Quebec City in Events March 4 _ Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter. ...1629 (though the colony was returned to France in See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 _ Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 _ 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe. ...1632).


He was captured by the Iroquois during a battle and left for dead by his Huron group. He managed to escape his death by torture but when he returned home the Hurons did not believe his story, suspected him of trading with the Iroquois and treated him as an enemy. He was consequently tortured to death by his allies.


See also

  • This article presents a detailed timeline of Quebec history both as part of the British Empire and the Dominion of Canada. ...Timeline of Quebec history
  • The coureurs des bois (runners of the woods) or voyageurs (travellers) is the name given to the men who engaged in the fur trade directly with the Amerindians in North America from the time of New France up through the 19th century, when much of the continent was still mostly...Coureurs des bois

External links

  • Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (http://www.biographi.ca/EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=34217)

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Étienne Brulé (292 words)
In 1612 he guided Champlain to that lake, and on the return journey they were, so far as is known, the first Europeans to see Lake Ontario.
Brulé was then sent to the headwaters of the Susquehanna River and followed it to Chesapeake Bay.
The land, the survey, the maps: Phelps and Gorham's purchase in Western New York.(Oliver Phelps, Nathanial Gorham)
History of Brulé's discoveries and explorations, 1610-1626, being a narrative of the discovery, by ... (16335 words)
CHAPTER V. brul£, with twelve hurons, goes to the ca-rantouannais.
It is not asserted by Champlain that Brul^ was armed and equipped for his journey as were the white men who were with the Huron warriors; on the contrary, it is reasonably certain that he had nothing but the simple means of defense possessed by his savage companions.
There were two streams, one from the southward emptying into Lake Simcoe, another, the Humber, from the northward flowing into Lake Ontario, which were to be their highway of travel, there being a short portage from one to the other, across which the two canoes could easily be carried.
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