• Colin Fraser Junior, a trader at Fort Chipewyan, held the job of sorting furs to prepare them for a trip to market in the 1890s.

Fur Trader

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • His father, Colin Fraser Senior, was a longtime HBC man who ran the second Jasper House—the gateway to the Athabasca and Yellowhead passes in the Canadian Rockies—for 15 years and was called “the forefather of the mountain Metis.”
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  • Regional Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Native American Studies
Date
  • ca. 1890s
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