Growth of nuclear family ch 3 baker. French/english immigrants: significant feuds, alliances formed between indigenous people, nuclear family very different, economic survival (marriage) foreign homeless women sent to new. France and other parts of canada to have them married and start families. Iroquois: similar to huron, longhouses/matrilineal, homes were under authority of elder women, marriages typically arranged by mothers, women had strong position in politics, religion, and domestic life (agriculture, food production, food/seed storage), able to influence council meetings/household events. Ojibway/ojibwe: different tribe; more migratory (hunter/gatherers, lived in tents, suited for family type of nuclear family idea of family for europeans, viewed marriage as essential for economic survival. Messengers of spiritual world: men weren"t shown how to do female tasks. Change occurred for gender roles (more men than women) Men that were raised to be hunter/gatherers now pushed onto small amount of land and unable to use skills. Because of urbanization and environment degregation, unable to do much hunting.