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Death in the French River World

By Lorraine Boissoneault

When Jean Cadieux was found shortly after his death, it was in a shallow grave with a strangely discolored scrap of birch bark in his hands. 1,135 more words


Heritage Marker Unveiling in Peace River

The Municipal District of Peace No. 135, which has been celebrating its centenary in 2016, hosted the unveiling of the two latest Provincial Heritage Markers on August 24. 256 more words

Heritage Marker

Olivia Salerno: Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Ava Russell: Fur Trade's "Kids These Days"

These two videos are a good match: both featuring young girls dancing free-style out in the street to songs they’re clearly enjoying. Olivia is a reasonably high-profile dancer, with an enviable curriculum on her… 259 more words

The Top Hat

Figured I would get the blog started by talking about why I wear a top hat with my regalia/outfit. It is pretty short and sweet. 556 more words

Charge it to my Account in the Next World- The Nathaniel Wyeth Venture

Nathaniel Wyeth  was an early American explorer and investor in a salmon fishing and fur trade industry in the Oregon Territory. Wyeth  built as many as four forts in the West, including Fort William on Wappatoo Island (Sauvie Island), Oregon Territory, and Fort Hall on the Lewis River (Snake river)  in what is Idaho today. 2,847 more words

Fort Calipuyaw- Willamette Trading Post

Fort Calipuyaw was a trading post erected to hold some 29 people from the Pacific Fur traders. It was erected in 1812 by Alexander Henry and continued to be used by the Pacific Fur Traders until 1814. 274 more words

Location of the Campement Du Sable

The much storied Campement du Sable (Sandy Camp) was established originally by Pacific Fur Traders  in 1812,  but soon after became the property of the North West Company Fur Traders. 1,272 more words