Large Huron site from 500 years ago

A place now called Mantle was the site of a large Huron settlement 500 years ago — dubbed an ancient “New York City” because it had nearly 2000 residents. There’s evidence that the Hurons there traded with the Iroquois, who were traditionally their enemies. With bigger settlements, the people might have been less interested in warfare — and then, of course, the Europeans arrived and changed everything.

Ancient ‘New York City’ of Canada Discovered

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