Who’s in André’s newest canoe?

Who’s in André’s newest canoe?

In Book 3, “Uncharted Waters” (IN THE PUBLISHING PHASE!!), André’s mission is to ferry a young boy to his father, not lugging trade goods. Unfortunately, he’s late and doesn’t get first pick of the voyageurs for his crew. Each one introduces himself,...
Eat like a voyageur — pea soup (Yum?)

Eat like a voyageur — pea soup (Yum?)

What voyageurs ate depended mostly on where they were — along the rivers, in the Great Lakes, at their wintering post or back home.  In the earliest days, Radisson, Champlain, Pond and other French-Canadian explorers and adventurers hunted and fished — and traded with...
How does an 1831 map help me?

How does an 1831 map help me?

Are you dying to know what the Ottawa River looked like 200+ years ago? I am. So this 1831 map from Montreal showing the route French-Canadian voyageurs followed on their way to the rendezvous is a real godsend. WOW! It helps me clarify what Andre needs to do at each...

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