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voyageur

Canadian
History a boatman employed by one of the early fur-trading companies, esp in the interior
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Certains de ces voyageurs sont inhabituellement vetus.
Tramway de Casablanca: Plus de 16 millions de voyageurs et 98 MDH de recettes en dix mois
Par Ingi Amr La chambre haute du Parlement a leve l'embargo sur l'entree ou la sortie d'un voyageur avec une liquidite de plus de 10 000 dollars americains.
Rabbit and Bear Paws join the voyageurs to take the furs from Lake of the Woods to Montreal and experience all the trials and tribulations of being a voyageur.
Sous ses multiples facettes, le voyage est personnifie par differents types de << nomades >> : les touristes et les voyageurs.
In Canada, we seemingly rely on Mounties most in this regard, but voyageurs too are regularly invoked as symbols of a larger Canadianness.
The expedition departed from Chippewa Park in Thunder Bay on June 1, and will venture into the interior of the northwest, following the historic trade routes used by Metis voyageurs in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Local officials joined Nickel Belt MP Ray Bonin and members of the French River Snow Voyageurs in opening the French River snowmobile bridge Feb.
This centre must interpret the history of the aboriginal people, the French Canadian voyageurs, the Lagimodiere family, the Metis nation, the early Scottish and English settlers and the industrial history of the power plant.
As a general management plan and visitor use/facilities plan are developed at Voyageurs National Park, NPCA encourages park officials to complete a visitor experience and resource protection plan (VERP) to more effectively denote park management zones and determine appropriate types and levels of recreation in the park.
The earliest origins of the group were among the voyageurs in the east, with an extended mixing through the trappers of the North West Company.