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Sir Alexander Mackenzie —Bekkering, Annalise.
Book
2009
10 available of 11 items

Examines the life and accomplishments of fur trader and explorer Alexander Mackenzie, the first European to travel by land from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean north of Mexico.

Fur trader's story —Anderson, J. W., b. 1893.
Book
1961
5 available of 6 items

Life in the Canadian North described by a man who worked for the Hudson's Bay Company for nearly 50 years.

Mapmaker : Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment —Mitchell, Barbara, 1944- author.
Book
2017
8 available of 8 items

"As the first inland surveyor for the Hudson's Bay Company, Philip Turnor stands tall among the explorers and mapmakers of Canada. Accompanied by Cree guides and his Cree wife, Turnor travelled 15,000 miles by canoe and ...

Skinheads, fur traders, and DJs : an adventure through the 1970s —Champniss, Kim Clarke, 1954- author.
Book
2017
12 available of 12 items

"Skinheads, Fur Traders, and DJs is the true story of a precocious, pop-loving teenager who, in the early 1970s, went from London's discotheques to the Canadian sub-arctic to work for the Hudson's Bay Company. His job? B...

David Thompson : the epic expeditions of a great Canadian explorer —Pole, Graeme, 1956-
Book
2003
11 available of 11 items

David THompson has been called one of the world's greatest geographers. During his 28 years in the fur trade, THompson walked, canoed, rode horses, and snow-shoed 88,500 kilometres, and surveyed more than 3 million squar...

Mapping the wilderness : the story of David Thompson —Shardlow, Tom, 1958-
Book
2006
4 available of 5 items

A biography of the Canadian explorer, fur trader, surveyor, and cartographer, David Thompson.

The fur trader —McDowell, Pamela.
Book
2014
5 available of 5 items

Alexander Mackenzie and the explorers of Canada —Xydes, Georgia.
Book
1992
4 available of 4 items

Examines the explorations of Sir Alexander Mackenzie in Canada.

Henry Kelsey —Richardson, Gillian.
Book
2007
13 available of 13 items

Bush runner : the adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson —Bourrie, Mark, 1957- author.
Book
2019
14 available of 17 items

"The book is a biography of eccentric French fur trader Pierre Radisson, a man who helped shape the events of his time. Radisson spent his life trying to be an important part of the rather bizarre European beaver hat tra...

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