Here is my Book Launch video. Please enjoy — I certainly enjoyed making the video, with a lot of help from a friend.
You Tube link for same video is here: http://youtu.be/ezWFqKjvZso or search “York Factory.”
Should you wish to order the book, you can do so here:
Here are the credits for the photos used in this video:
“Fort Vancouver, at the mouth of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 1853.” Glenbow Archives NA-1274-19.
“Revillon Freres Party camped on Athabasca River, Alberta.” Glenbow Archives NA-1338-18.
Henry James Warre, “Hauling a boat up a rapid, probably Columbia River.” LAC Mikan 2834221.
“Columbia River Canyon near Revelstoke.” LAC Mikan 3335028 (PA-031772).
Henry James Warre, “Mountains.” Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, 0060.
“View of the Athabasca River at Prairie Creek, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Alberta.” Glenbow Archives ND-181-11.
“Prairie covered with Buffalo, Lake Jessie area, Dakota Territory.” Glenbow Archives NA-1274-2.
“York Boat Brigade on its way from Norway House to Oxford House near Bull Island. Taken in the 1920s and purported to be the last such brigade.” HBCA 1985_44_34.
“York Boat en route to Oxford House, Hudson’s Bay Company post, Manitoba.” [out of focus].” Glenbow Archives NA-1847-5.
“Portaging York Boats around rapids.” Glenbow Archives NA-1406-48.
“Canoeing on a Canadian River,” Glenbow Archives NA-843-14.
And yes, for those of you who are asking: I am Métis, through Métis Nation British Columbia, and my homeland is the Red River.
Thank you, all!
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