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Kahnawake Mohawks get Cree help with beaver boom

The Mohawks were key players in Canada's fur trade, but the descendants of those early trappers and merchants have lost their trapping skills. So the Mohawk Council called on the more experienced Cree from Waskaganish on the southern tip of James Bay.

"The Crees from James Bay have been doing this all their life up to present day, and it's part of a major tradition of their nation. In Kahnawake, we've lost it because of the fast role of life in the city area," said Patton.

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