René de Bréhant de Galinée
|René de Bréhant de Galinée|
|Died||August 16, 1678|
René Bréhant de Galinée was a member of the Society of Saint-Sulpice (Sulpician Order) at Montreal and an explorer and missionary to the Native Americans. In 1670, he and François Dollier de Casson were the first Europeans to make a recorded transit of the Detroit River. His map of the trip demonstrated that the Great Lakes were all connected.
- Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography
- Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- Biography of François Dollier de Casson at Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- Biography of René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle at Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- Galinée, René de Bréhant de (1917). "The journey of Dollier & Galinée, 1669–1670". In Louise Phelps Kellogg (ed.). Early narratives of the Northwest, 1634–1699. Original Narratives of Early American History. New York: Charles Scribners’s Sons. pp. 163–209.
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