A Prelude to Change - 
The Arrival of Europeans

The ancient history of the Ottawa Valley ends with the arrival of Europeans, who recorded the way of life of the local Native people. In 1613, when Champlain first travelled on the Ottawa River, he met Algonquin bands and recorded their names: Quenongebin, Oüescariny, Kinouchepirini, Kichesipirini, Otaguottouemin, Matou-oüescariny and Charioquet. However, archaeologists are not sure if those people left behind the artifacts found at late Woodland Period sites. More research is required.

Who Made This Pot? 
The Dawn of Troubled Times 
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