Chapter: What We Can't Live Without

Copper Spearhead

"The historic trade network covered a lot of ground"
3000-1000 BCE Copper spearhead trade from Lake Superior (found RM Thompson) Copper Spearhead


This copper spearhead, probably from the Lake Superior "Old Copper Culture", was found in Tobacco Creek, in the Rural Municipality of Thompson, and is unique for this area. This spearhead may be from as early as 1000 to 3000 BCE. It is evidence of the extensive trade networks that were prevalent across North America.