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THE FUR TRADE IN THE NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES –OBSERVATIONS OF A MID-18TH CENTURY TRAVELLER (H 6)

This sixth article from North America will focus on the Finnish/Swedish naturalist Pehr Kalm’s studies of the fur trade throughout his stay and travels in the colonies from 1748 to 1751, together with a brief discussion of the well-documented trades’ long and complex history. 2,440 more words

Economy

The indigenous women miners of the Driftless Area

Lead mining and the lead rush of the 1820s is a huge part of the cultural narrative of white settlement in southeastern Wisconsin and the nearby parts of Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa known as the Driftless Area. 771 more words

Great Lakes

Festival du Voyageur

I’ve decided to forgo our Fan-tastic Friday post this week to bring you a post about a very important piece of Canadian history. My coworker and I discovered this friendly… 652 more words

History

TURKEY AND FUR

A BIG THANK YOU TO Umut Sandoval Erkut, who is originally from Turkey, for sending me the video below.

It is compiled by Turkish people against fur. 114 more words

Animal Rights

Make The Connection

When we wear fur, we are taking the life of an innocent animal.

For what?  For warmth? Because there are no other options to keep warm? 509 more words

Animal Rights

2014 AMM Western Territorial

Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort.  I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.    

Historical Clothing And Equipment

2014 AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous

Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL.  We had a good time in spite of the ticks.  We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western folks in a very well thought out shoot.

Historical Clothing And Equipment