Chippewa fishermen in rapids, Saint Mary's River

Photograph showing several canoes with fishermen in the lower end of the rapids. They used large dip-nets to scoop whitefish out of the water. This type of fishing was reported by Jesuit missionaries in the Sault in 1669.
Abstract/Description: Photograph showing several canoes with fishermen in the lower end of the rapids. They used large dip-nets to scoop whitefish out of the water. This type of fishing was reported by Jesuit missionaries in the Sault in 1669.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1900 (approximate)