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April 10, 1915 - Fort George trading post closes doors after over a century of service

It was the end of an era.

This week in 1915, the Hudson’s Bay Company closed, for good, its old “Fort George” trading post near the junction of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. 471 more words

This Week In History

Fur Industry Worth $40 Billion

The fur trade industry is reported to be worth more than $40 billion. In comparison, this is about the same amount as the global Wi-Fi market. 312 more words

Joanelle Navarro

AS THE TITLE SAYS ~ "TELL A FRIEND" ~ #FurBelongsOnAnimals

 GaiaisiMusic

Published on 17 Feb 2013

Mary Alice Petch – Pollard

2 months ago

The reality hurts those who say they cannot watch ? Well how do they think the animals were hurting living this hell and death on earth that we humans have created for them – our pain cannot even begin to compare to theirs ! 38 more words

ANIMAL WELFARE

The Oldest Collection in the Archives

South Peace Archives has many documents and photographs from all stages of the Peace Country’s written history, but one collection, the oldest, stands out.

Discovered in a log cabin near Spirit River, the Metis collection traces a family’s journey from London, England to Spirit River, through several generations.  35 more words

History

DeMenil news

    

We are well on our way to having our Carriage House up and running as a wedding venue. Because of your support we have a new concrete floor and replacement carpet installed! 431 more words

Events

LINGUISTIC ARCHAEOLOGY REVEALS FUR-TRADE PATTERNS!!!!

It’s a 4-banger!!!!  (Bang=exclamation point, in typesetter lingo.)

I put it in capitals to make it seem like headline news.  You’ve got to compete with CNN and Fox News these days. 821 more words

Chinook Jargon