HURON (North-American Natives)
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Sagard (1632, II:p160,
as cited by Ronhaar and Tooker) speaks of “very early” immorality
and prostitution. Talbot (1949:p58, as cited by Mees)
claimed that "[...] females prostituted themselves as early as they
could, and fathers and mothers were panderers for their own daughters".
As reviewed by Mees, "[t]he Huron were very open about their sexuality. They engaged in
sexual expression soon after puberty and premarital sexual relations were
considered to be perfectly normal [Trigger].
Promiscuity was characteristic of if not encouraged among the youth. Each
village had its ‘procurers’ whose sole occupation was to bring young men and
women together for intercourse [
D. F., Growing Up Sexually.
Last revised: Sept 2004
 Sagard, Th. F. G. le (1632) Le Grand Voyage au Pays
des Hurons. Paris; Ronhaar, J. H. (1931) Woman
in Primitive Motherright Societies.
M. C. (1997) Teach Them the
 Talbot, F. X. (1949) Saint Among the Hurons.
 Trigger, B. (1987) The Children of Aataentsic:
A History of the Huron People to 1660.
 Anderson, K. (1991)
Chain Her By One Foot: The Subjugation of Women in