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Fort Langley National Historic Site

School Programs

Grades 4-8: Fur Trade Challenge

The Hawaiian game of Ulu Maika 
Did you know Fort Langley had Hawaiian workers? Play the Hawaiian game of Ulu Maika
© Parks Canada / S. Munn 2015 

Test your skills and knowledge with the Fur Trade Challenge. Students work in teams to complete hands on activities such as assembling a bucket, identifying furs, learning a different language, re-enacting the proclamation of BC and more!

Learning Objectives

  • Identify effects of early contact between Aboriginal societies and European explorers and settlers
  • Compare bartering and monetary systems of exchange
  • Describe the significance of the Fraser River gold rush in the development of BC & Canada 

Teacher Information

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