Welcome to Fur Trade Stories, a unique presentation of primary and secondary resources found in the collections of Canada's National History Society, HBCA - Archives of Manitoba, The Manitoba Museum, Parks Canada and several First Nations communities.
Teaching the Fur Trade? This is a great way to get students thinking using a hands on activity. The activity allows students to be split into five groups. Voyageur Group 1 Voyageur Group 2 The Potawatomi Tribe The Delaware Tribe
New France: Travel Suitcase: Students imagine they are traveling back from New France, and illustrate items they plan to bring back with them. After, students must write about the historical significance of each item.