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Upper Fort Garry - The End of the Fur Trade

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As he watches Upper Fort Garry being torn down to make way for the expanding city of Winnipeg, a blacksmith reminisces about the fort and its importance as a Hudson's Bay Company post in the fur trade in the mid 1800s. The filmstrip shows the operations of the trade and the demise of that trade as settlers moved westward. It also touches on the Métis uprising of 1849 and the Red River Rebellion of 1869-70.

1990, 14 min 12 s

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