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The Fur Trade Project
Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: Fur Trade, Métis, Red River Resistance, history, Indigenous
Publisher: Theytus Books
Pub Date: 09/Feb/2021
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When a young boy is assigned a project about the fur trade by his teacher, he doesn’t know who to turn to because his mom works all day. With help from his grandfather and the internet, they travel back in time and discover how the fur trade began, a new people emerged, the Métis’ role in the fur trade, Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance, and the reason behind a holiday named Louis Riel Day.