Tags » Fur Trade

James McMillan

I’m continuing the story of our McMillan ancestors. James McMillan, was born in Glen Pean, Loch Arkaig, Scotland around 1783. Having come to Canada with his family in 1802 (which I wrote about… 1,110 more words

Hogue Ancestors

Joanna Lumley and the "mother of all public relations headaches" - or just one big PR stunt?

Armed with friends Twiggy and Hayley Mills, it seems actress Joanna Lumley has started a ‘war’ with department store Harvey Nichols, over their stock of… 366 more words

"Brock's Agent": same story, different side

I’m Canadian and my family has been for a long time. I have a distant cousin named Issac Brock and a first cousin named Brock and a cousin’s kid named Issac. 878 more words


Petition dog & cat meat/fur trade

Here is a real opportunity towards an end to the dog & cat meat/fur trade, which is going to be debated in the House of Commons soon. 43 more words


Fur hag

Semiotics is the study of signs and meaning-making. Signs or posters can inflict a varied response from the viewer, depending on their personal interpretation. An individual will interpret things based on their own knowledge, beliefs or opinions. 490 more words

Madeline La Framboise

Madeline La Framboise (1780-1846 CE)

Madeline La Framboise was a Native American woman who was one of the most successful fur traders of all time.  She was lived in the Northwest Territory where Michigan is today. 381 more words



Namibia, a country on the West coast of Africa and bordering on South Africa, is known for its deep red sand dunes and rugged coast line. 324 more words

Animal Rights