COMPANY OF ADVENTURERS – Museum Galleries
60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program.
Curriculum Target Grade: 11
Starting with a big picture perspective, students gain an appreciation for how and why the fur trade period is as significant today as it was for the people who lived it. This Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery tour takes students from a trapper’s base camp to beaver hat making. An examination of artifacts engages students in thinking about not only how objects were traded, but how ideas and technologies were exchanged between Europeans and First Nations peoples.
Essential Question 11.1.3: How did First Peoples and Europeans interact in the Northwest, and what were the results?
Topics: Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) & The Western Fur Trade