The Red Sash is a picture book about the history of the fur trade in Canada. It tells of the relationship between the First Nations First Nations, and the Métis people of Canada, and the French Canadian voyageurs on a fur trading post in the
First Peoples, Early Survival and Settling Canada- Settlers to The Vikings, Portuguese, French and Loyalists. This site also includes a video map of various European Explorers [Canadian Geographic]. You can also find information about the Fur Trade.
This short film tells the tale of the men who drove big freighter canoes into the wilderness in the days when the fur trade was Canada's biggest business. The film recreates scenes of the early century with a soundtrack by an all-male chorus.