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I find this photograph distressing and if you are following this blog you probably do as well.

However, for this woman it seems like “business as usual”. 22 more words

Animal Rights

"Old-Timers": Straddling Time Periods

We like to think of the past in convenient little time packets: the Victorian Era and the 1920s were completely distinct eras, right? Just look at how fashion changed dramatically during that time! 884 more words

Stop Skinning Animals Alive in China | Petition

Sign the petition and read more at Stop Skinning Animals Alive in China.

Fifty million animals are killed for their fur each year and eighty percent of all pelts come from China. 129 more words

Animal Rights And Welfare

Author David Leonard

Dr. David Leonard is a historian and author of two books rich with information about times past in the Peace.  The Trail to Assumption, a work of fiction… 52 more words


Snake River Fur Post 1804

British fur trader John Sayer, a partner in the North West Company, leads a crew of 15 men up the Snake River. They build a fur post, trade with the Ojibwe over the winter, and leave in the spring with hundreds of furs.* 113 more words

North West Fur Co. 1784  

Grand Portage on Lake Superior becomes the western headquarters of the new North West (fur) Company. From here the British dominate the North American fur trade until Americans arrive in the early 1800s.* 181 more words

Fort Gibraltar - Winnipeg

Disclaimer: As my adventures have progressed, I have developed a strong passion for Canadian history, and how it affected our current life. I’ve seen many museums, monuments, and have picked up a few books that I’ve been reading along the way. 1,781 more words