Manitoba Museum - Company of Adventurers

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Winnipeg, MB R3B 0N2
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The fur trade covers a long period of our history, from the early 1700’s to its decline in the 20th century. Throughout it all, the fur trade was done in partnership with native Aboriginal peoples and the Europeans. Explore the impact of the fur trade had on both Aboriginal people and Europeans. Tour the Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery to gain an appreciation of how the large themes of fur trade history were experienced by the people involved in the trade. An interactive artifact study demonstrates how ideas, technologies and goods were exchanged between Aboriginal People and European traders, providing opportunity for discussion among participants.

Program Length: 2 hours Minimum 10; Maximum 30 participants