The Red River Trails: Oxcart Routes between St. Paul and the Selkirk Settlement, 1820-1870

The Red River Trails: Oxcart Routes between St. Paul and the Selkirk Settlement, 1820-1870

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Overview

The many difficulties and occasional rewards of early travel and transportation in Minnesota are highlighted in this book, along with the state's relations with what became western Canada and insights into the development of business in Minnesota. The meeting of Indian and European cultures is vividly manifested by the mixed-blood Metis who became the mainstay of the Red River trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873511339
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 04/28/1979
Series: Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society Series
Pages: 115
Sales rank: 664,480
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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