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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

Wallace House, The First American Building in the Willamette Valley

Fur traders with the Pacific  Fur Traders Company, an American company, left Fort Astoria in 1812, 23rd October (Franchere), for the Willamette Valley to establish a fur trading outpost.   1,549 more words

Wordjoy: Postcolonial

Heidy-ho, it’s Saturday so it’s time for Wordjoy. I am working on Draft 2 of my historical novel, which takes place in postcolonial America, Canada, and the northwest territory’s fur trade. 521 more words


Petition: keep real fur out of Sunday Times Style magazine

From Anne Clarke on Change.org:

Recently I have been appalled by the way real fur seems to be creeping back to acceptability.  Celebrities such as Kate Moss and Kim Kardashian parade around in mink coats and fans of TOWIE sport their bobble hats topped with racoon fur.

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Keep Your Fur On

Honestly folks, two straight weeks of otters is difficult enough, but the NaPoWriMo prompt today featured a very spurious poetic form with many rules about rhyme and repetition that are  165 more words

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