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Monday, 25 February 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : BLACK PEOPLE IN THE EARLY PERIOD OF MINNESOTA 17th, 18th and 10th CENTURY :
Negro entry into the area that became Minnesota began in the early 18th century but was one minuteness in quantity. The exact date of entry is unknown but there are indication that Negroes engaged in fur trading activities there during the early 19th century, Negroes were also engaged in the trade not only as servant and slaves but as independent entrepreneurs, cooks, hunters, guides, and interpreters while others became salaried traders and voyageurs. It was said that the Negroes could often negotiate with the Indians without engendering much of a friction that often entered into Indian and Whites relationship.This was the fact that they felt the racial affinity felt between the Indians and the Negroes.