Roman Catholic procession of Innu, 1863

Roman Catholic procession of Innu, 1863
Colonialism brought dramatic and far-reaching changes to Innu culture, society, and lands. The arrival of Roman Catholic missionaries at Labrador during the 1800s helped marginalize the Innu people's religious beliefs, while European traders encouraged Innu men to trap furs fulltime and marginalize their other subsistence activities.

Drawn by W. G. R. Hind, chromolithographed by Hanhard. From Henry Youle Hind, Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula: The Country of the Montagnais and Nasquapee Indians, Vol. 1 (London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1863) 335.

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