The Courer Du Bois

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The Courer De Bois was an independent French trader or trapper who hunted in the wilderness of New France (Canada) and North America. Fort St. Jean Baptiste will help you experience the life of a Courer De Bois. Participants will learn the importance of the fur trade, the dangers of the job, and the geographical area covered by these men on foot and by water travel. Learn how to pack your canoe with more than thirty articles essential for your survival and business.


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