Saturday, April 03, 2010

Fur Trade Stories

I discovered a site today that appears to have been around since 2005 but somehow I didn't discover it until recently (shame on me!) It concentrates on the Fur Trade era, which is pretty exciting to come across that history so comprehensively online.For instance, I found several references featuring 'Pembina' in them, including journals and diaries of very specific and personal histories, histories that concerned the individual writing them, but more importantly crossing into the wider history of the area representing many others who went through very similar situations.Such records are rare and as such are precious when I come across them, so I definitely wanted to share with you, whoever you are, my readers...