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Historic Resources

Alberta-Fur Trade and Mission History
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) - Canada: A People's History
The Pathfinders - Episode 6
Canadian Canoe Museum
Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Canadian Heritage Gallery
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Canada Hall - The Fur Trade
Treasures Gallery - Canoe Cup
Virtual Collections Storage
Champlain Society
Early Canadiana Online   Use Northwest Journal's  Select Bibliography to find individual books!
Exploration, The Fur Trade, and the Hudson's Bay Company
Glenbow Museum
Canoes in a Fog
Historic Hudson's Bay Company - Hudson's Bay Company Site.
History Television - York Boat
Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Masson Fur Trade Papers
Museum of the Fur Trade
Northwest Trade Gun
National Archives of Canada
National Gallery of Canada
CyberMuse   Online collection of the National Gallery
National Library of Canada
Alexander Mackenzie
Samuel Hearne
Native Tech
Nor'Wester and Loyalist Museum
Printed Textiles from the 18th Century
Provincial Museum of Alberta
Buffalo Hunting in the Alberta Plains
Ethnology (Aboriginal Peoples)
Fur Trade and Archaeology in Alberta
Syncrude Canada Aboriginal Peoples Gallery
Regiment de Meuron
Royal Ontario Museum
St. Gabriel St.  Church
Trade Bead Names
Using a tumpline
William McGillivray

Historic Sites

Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route, Canada
Ermatinger/Clergue Heritage Site, Ontario
The Forks (Upper Fort Garry & Fort Gibraltar), Manitoba
Fort Dauphin Museum, Manitoba
Fort Edmonton Park, Alberta
Fort Esperance, Saskatchewan
Forts Folle Avoine, Wisconsin
Fort George-Buckingham House, Alberta
Fort Langley, British Columbia
Brief History of Fort Langley
Fort Mandan, North Dakota
Fort Michilimackinac, Michigan
Fort Mackinac, Michigan
Fort Mackinac's Historic Downtown, Michigan
Fort St. James, British Columbia
Fort St. Joseph, Ontario
Fort Union, North Dakota
Fort Vancouver, Washington
Fort Vancouver, Washington (further info)
The Fur Trade at Lachine, Quebec
Grand Portage, Minnesota
Heritage Park, Alberta
Historic Dunvegan, Alberta
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario (photo)
Lower Fort Garry, Manitoba
North West Company Fur Post, Minnesota
Old Fort William, Ontario
Prince of Wales Fort, Manitoba
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota
Voyageur Provincial Park, Ontario
White Oak Fur Post, Minnesota
York Factory, Manitoba

Mailing Lists

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A la claire fontaine 3
Ah! Si mon moine voulait danser 1
Ah! Si mon moine voulait danser! 2
C'est la belle Françoise
C'est l'aviron
En roulant ma boule 1
En roulant ma boule 2
Je m'en fus cueillir la rose
J'entends le moulin
La perdriole
Le premier jour de Mai
Mon père a fait bâtir maison
Quand j'étais chez mon père
V'la l'bon vent
Vive la Canadienne!
Youpe! Youpe! Sur la rivière!

Re-enactors & Re-enacting

Compagnie Franche de la Marine du Detroit
Costume Site, The
La Compagnie des Hivernants de la Rivière St. Pierre
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
North American Voyageur Council
Reenactor Net Canada & Museum of Applied Military History
La Societé de Reconstitution Historiqe du Quebec
Trappers of Starved Rock


Celestial Navigation in the Classroom
Festival du Voyageur


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