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France Levasseur-Ouimet: Living 'en français': The Contribution and the Development of Alberta's Francophone Communities (Part 2)

Duration: 4 minutes, 32 seconds

Dr. France Levasseur-Ouimet highlights early contributions of Francophones in Alberta. Eighteenth-century coureurs des bois and voyageurs explored the region by canoe and portage. The Hudson's Bay Company and The North West Company trading forts employed many Francophones. (presentation by France Levasseur-Ouimet, Ph.D. at the 2007 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

See a biography of France Levasseur-Ouimet

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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