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Survive and Thrive: Lifeways of the Fur Trade at Fort Vancouver

June 24, 2017 - June 24, 2017

Survive and Thrive: Lifeways of the Fur Trade combines historical lessons with skill-building practical learning sessions to immerse visitors in historical fur trade ways of life. The program begins with historical lessons, including guided tours of the site and its archaeological collections. Visitors also participate in practical learning sessions such as tool identification and usage, fur identification, ecological effects of the fur trade, outdoor shelters, and food preparation in the field. Lunch and dinner is provided to participants. Meals are prepared using historical techniques from the fur trade.
Participants must be age 16 and older. Registration is required.