Fur Trade Related Links

David Thompson Bicentennials 2007 - 2011
The David Thompson Bicentennials is an international partnership celebrating the life of David Thompson. Take in epic events across the continent! 2007 marks the 200th anniversary of Thompson’s 1st crossing of the Rocky Mountains. It also marks the 150th anniversary of his death. 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of his retirement from the North West Company. 

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives
These archives are a rich documentation of three centuries of history in Rupert’s Land (now Canada). The company insisted on meticulous record keeping. It is an extraordinary collection of books, letters, ledgers, ship’s logs, pictures, photographs, maps, and reports 

The Centre for Rupert’s Land Studies at the University of Winnipeg
The Rupert's Land Studies at The University of Winnipeg facilitates scholarly research and publishing concerning the human history of the Hudson Bay watershed, known in the period from 1670-1870 as Rupert’s Land.

Northwest Journal
This site holds an array of articles on fur trade topics. 

Champlain Society
The Champlain Society is a source of published primary sources on the fur trade. 

Images Canada
Images Canada holds a collection of photographic treasures. 

Alberta Online Encyclopaedia 
View a variety of Alberta history articles.

Alberta Aboriginal Tourism
Would you like to experience First Nations culture on your holiday?

Related Provincial Historic Sites

The Glenbow Museum
Fort George and Buckingham House, Alberta
Father Lacombe Chapel, Alberta
Carmangay Tipi Rings, Alberta
Fort William, Ontario

Related Parks Canada Sites (Operated by Parks Canada)

National Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada
Fort St. James National Historic Site of Canada)
Batoche National Historic Site of Canada
The Forks National Historic Site of Canada
Riel House National Historic Site of Canada
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site of Canada 
Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site of Canada
York Factory National Historic Site of Canada
Inverarden House National Historic Site of Canada
Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site of Canada
The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump National Historic Site of Canada
Historic Dunvegan National Historic Site of Canada
Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park & Áísínai’pi National Historic Site of Canada
Blackfoot Crossing, Alberta 
Fort Edmonton National Historic Site of Canada 
Victoria District National Historic Site of Canada 
Lac La Biche Mission National Historic Site of Canada 
Kootenae House National Historic Site of Canada
Jasper House National Historic Site of Canada
Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site of Canada