Chatelain, Nicolas

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Title: Chatelain, Nicolas
Creator: Barkwell, Lawrence J.
Subject: Chastellain (Chatelain), Nicolas, Métis History, Fur Trade, Robinson Treaty, Treaty No. 3
Description: Nicholas Chastellain (Chatelain) was born in the 1790s in the vicinity of Grand Portage, Minnesota. In his 50 years with the Hudson’s Bay Company he worked at a number of posts between Fort Francis and Fort William as a trader-manager, postmaster and interpreter. In 1850 he was present at the signing of the Robinson Treaty with the Ojibway at Sault Ste. Marie and later in 1871 at the treaty negotiations with the Ojibway and Métis at Lake of the Woods (Treaty No. 3). Chastellain died in the Métis community at Fort Frances on March 6, 1892.
Publisher: Louis Riel Institute
Type: Text Document
Language: English
Date of Copyright: July 9, 2008
Coverage: Ontario, Minnesota
GDI Media Filename: Nicolas Chatelain.pdf

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