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Rupert's Land and the Fur Trade: Bison Return From the Edge of Extinction - Ep. 1

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This title is a part of the series Bison Return From the Edge of Extinction


Catalogue Number:  SQU001
Producer:  Square Sheep Films
Subject:   Indigenous Peoples
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2021
Running Time:  33:03


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This episode looks at the economic factors that led to the decline of the buffalo; the fur trade, the Hudson's Bay Company, the North West Company and the creation of Rupert's Land all contributed. First Nations and Métis and were involved in the fur trade, trapping beaver, red and silver fox, coyote and mink, furs shown in the video.

Featuring: Dr. Leroy Little Bear, Wes Olson, Professor Frank Tough, Gabriel Bailey, Dr. Amelia Fay and Brock Silversides.


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