(1786 - 1859)
Fur Trade Clerk
Your fur trade lessons will come alive when your students learn about:
- His life as a fur trade clerk for the XY, North West and Hudson Bay companies
- The roles of traders, clerks, voyageurs and Indian suppliers in the Great Lakes fur trade
- The cultural and economic exchange between the Dakota, Ojibwe and Europeans
- Trade goods from around the world and their value in beaver pelts
"Northern Lights" Chapter 5
Schedule a History Player
To arrange a visit by a History Player, contact the Scheduling Office at 651-259-3400 or submit an online request.
NOTE: History Players must be scheduled at least six weeks in advance. Availability of specific characters may be limited and is subject to change. Additional fees for mileage and lodging reimbursement apply to travel outside of the Twin Cities metro area.