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The fur trade influenced the historical development of Canada in a number of ways including: the development and expansion into western and northern Canada; the significance of Canadian place names; the origin and rise of the Métis Nation; the impact of interaction between the First Peoples and the Europeans-and these connections can be found in personal and commercial stories about the people and events of the fur trade.

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Author: Malvina Bolus
Title: The Son of I. Gunn
Publisher: The Beaver
Year Published: 1971
Location: The Beaver Index - Winter 1971, p.23-26
Copyright Holder: The Beaver / Canada's National History Society
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