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Indians actually knew the french surprisingly well

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Unformatted text preview: he wide cultural gap between the two groups prevented them from fully understanding each other’s economic and social practices. 1. the French acknowledged the Indians' superior knowledge in certain areas and their underestimated reasoning skills, yet called them 'savages' and 'barbarians' anyways, out of habit and lack of a better name Europeans knew Indians had good beaver hunting techniques Paul Le Jeune acknowledges that the Indian brought up good questions about European greed for wood Marie of the Incarnation admits the Iroquo...
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