The Hudson’s Bay Company Trading System

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Title: The Hudson’s Bay Company Trading System
Creator: Patrick Young, Todd Paquin and Darren Préfontaine
Subject: Fur Trade, History, Hudson's Bay Company, HBC, Metis Roles, Metis Lifestyles
Description: This essay provides an introduction to the early history of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) trading systems, including how the early fur trade was conducted, the beginnings of Métis within the HBC trading system, the role of the Métis in fur trade, and a historical timeline of Métis and the fur trade from the 1500s to the early 1900s. This document also includes maps of York boat routes and main water transportation routes.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1500s, 1600s, 1700s, 1800s, 1900s
Type: Text Document
Format: Text
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: Canada
GDI Media Filename: The Métis Fur Trade.pdf

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