Theme: The Fur Trade
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American Forts on the Souris River Web / PDF Vol. III, Page 17
The American Fur Company’s attempt to lay claim to the furs along the Souris River
Ash House Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 9
Ash House was built on the north shore of the Souris as a canoe fort. 1795 - 1797
Fort Desjarlais Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 13
Fort Desjarlais is remembered today as the most prominent and successful of the Souris River trading posts.
Vantage Points Flashbacks: Radio Broadcast | Illustrated Text | Resources
Fort Mr. Grant Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 12
Fort Mr. Grant was established near Hartney by Cuthbert Grant on behalf of the Hudson's Bay Company.
John Pritchard Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 11
A Normally Competent Fur Trader Loses His Way
Vantage Points Flashbacks Radio Broadcast | Illustrated Text | Resources
Lena House Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 10
Lena House is one of two fur trading posts which were located on Turtle Mountain, though its exact location has never been determined.
Precious Load - Tales of a Turtle Mountain Trapper
The story of Phillip Racine, a fourth generation trapper. who is the great grandson of one of the first Metis settlers in the Lake Metigoshe region of southwestern Manitoba. This documentary celebrated his unique lifestyle and tells the unexpected tale of the most precious load he ever took out of Turtle Mountain bush.
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