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Minnesota History Center

September 17, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
From left, Blackduck sixth-graders John Coller and Trevor Janssen, wearing the garments worn by voyageurs during the fur trade, examine a photograph of what the real voyageurs looked like hundreds of years ago. The two were among dozens of students who took part in an interactive presentation with Daryl Jorgenson, a Minnesota History Player who enacted the life of George Nelson, a fur-trade worker who lived from 1786 to 1859.
Teaching the trade: Students learn about the fur trade up close
September 17, 2013 - 11:27pm