Trappers and Traders
This film footage is incorporated in the AIFG film, Portage. Please see the listing for that film at http://www.aifg.arizona.edu/film/portage
The indigenous territories of Canada (“5,000 miles of wilderness”); northern and western Canada (“the Fur-land”); Montreal; Hudson’s Bay; the Huron; the St. Lawrence waterway; Nipigon River; Ottawa; Madagascar River; Petawawa
Major themes covered: second of two short films —first film Portage: How Indians Build Canoes; 2nd Portage: Trappers and Traders
Native activities shown: Fur-trapping and trade in Canada.
Native language spoken: Singing in French and possible traditional Algonquin drumming sung in Algonquin dialect)
--Eric Maynard, (Mohegan) 2013