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Update 2
Fall 1851


Any good pioneer knows that shelter is just as important as food and water. With winter just around the corner, it became priority number one to get trees cut and made into cabins that would last through the first winter.
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All the work attracted the attention of some local Indian tribes. Friendly relations began immediately – as the settlers needed food, horses and information about the local terrain, and the Indians gained access to firearms, tools and protection. Our first settlers were able to procure horses and stores of potatoes that would help get them through the winter.


The Wapato tribe had a small village just up the river from the settlers.
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The soil was fertile and the Wapato were very adept at growing fruit trees, potatoes and other native vegetable plants. Because of their location, this tribe had experience with white traders, with horses as the main currency. Like other Pacific Northwest Indians, the Wapato's displayed totem poles as a way to tell stories and tribal lore.


Indians in this region relied heavily on canoes for transportation because the dense forests made travel by land difficult.


The bounty of the land made frequent travel less necessary, so often tribes would stake out suitable land for a village and remain there for years.


With houses over their heads, food in their stores and friendly relations with their new neighbors, the settlers of New SorGun were as prepared as they could be for the first winter on their new land.


Thanks for stopping by, and I would be grateful to hear your feedback.


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[color=#ff00ff]Love the picture of the canoes...

Your region is very beautiful, and the coast line is very cool.[/color]

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I was still learning the MMP ropes when I did this entry.  I remember searching far and wide for some Native American looking canoes without any luck until I found something in a WMP pack.  Unfortunately the canoe shells were attached to a dock... but with some well placed rocks I was able to get what I was looking for *:)  
The lesson for me was, with the vast amount of content created for SC4, you can almost always find what you are looking for... it just sometimes takes a little creativity to make it work.  Doh... I guess the 'minimizer button remover' mod hadn't been released yet *:lol:


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