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The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

“Nassaney draws together an amazing amount of information about the fur trades that once existed in North America and includes illuminating and imaginative interpretations of archaeological data by researchers from across the continent.”—Gregory A. 322 more words


Berlin street traders 'sold hats made of dog fur'

The Local Germany (6 November 2015)

Berliners were outraged this week after it emerged that some tourist souvenir stands are selling hats made of dog fur. 811 more words

The Local Germany

The Saga Continues...

‘Bout time I revisited Saga Furs (SAGCV:FH). Loyal readers will hopefully recall my original investment write-up, two years ago now:

‘Quite A Saga…’

And boy, that’s what it’s proved to be ever since… Wisely, I wrapped up my last post with a potential… 2,470 more words

Hunters’ Moon welcomes in full autumn...

Don’t know if you have been watching the moon lately, but it’s been pretty spectacular, even though it’s not even full yet. We’ll see the full Hunters’ Moon rise on Tuesday, Oct. 1,101 more words

People In History

A Visit to Sandy Lake

A few weeks ago, as Mel and I were returning from my nephew’s birthday party in northern Wisconsin, I suggested we make a side trip. We were in no hurry to get home, so Mel agreed. 624 more words

Minnesota History

Old fur trade records show predator has ripple effect on ecosystems

What does the fox say? Bring on the wolves.

A study released today unearthed historical fur trade records to find that having more wolves in an area controls coyote numbers and bolsters the number of red foxes. 81 more words