At events, we generally portray veteran voyageurs—the hivernants or wintering men—and their families. In reality, we are history geeks. We’re especially geeky about the fur trade era in the upper Midwest, roughly 1790 through 1840. Some of us like to write.
"The Falcon" Book List Bottineau House Canoe craft beer tasting Dakota Edwin Tappan Adney Events Fall Gathering Faribault Food fur trade Grand Portage Henry Schoolcraft Historic Clothing history myth Indian Agency Interpretation John Tanner Living History Moccasin north canoe North West Company Ojibwe rabeska Ralph Friese Rendezvous Resources Trade Goods training voyageur wild rice winter