Strickler Site trade objects
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Strickler Site trade objects

Credit: The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Archaeology

Trade with Europeans dramatically changed the lives of Native Americans. Native crafts declined as European-made items replaced traditional clay pottery and bone tools. Glass and metal objects were of particular interest to native peoples because they did not possess the technologies to produce such items. These European-made artifacts were found at the Strickler Site, a mid-17th century Susquehannock village located south of Washington Boro, Pennsylvania.

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