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The colonial fur trade, and later the mountain man fur trade, had a pronounced effect on native american indians the federal government tried to protect the american indians from land speculators, fur traders, and eventually the mountain men and the suppliers of the mountain man rendezvous through the trade and intercourse acts. Handforged mountain man traps and trade axes [re: cascade] you guys have some really cool early fur trade items ryanktm17 (late 1700s to early 1800s. Mountain man skills events getting started equipment weapons clothing the lodge western fur trade the texas association of buckskinners comanche peak.
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