Life in 1846 Beaver Hills House

1846 Fort

Grades 4-6

Is the fur traders life for you?

The Chief Factor has issued his decree: the biggest shipment of furs must be sent to York Factory this year. Join us for an interactive tour of the 1846 Hudson Bay Company Fort and Cree Encampment. You and your students will learn about the people and communities in 1846 amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton) and participate in hands-on activities. 

Help us get the furs out and discover which role in the fur trade was designed for you!

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Curriculum Links

Social Studies

4.1 Alberta: A Sense of the Land 

4.2 The Stories, Histories and People of Alberta

5.1 Physical Geography of Canada

5.2 Histories and Stories of Ways of Life in Canada 

English Language Arts

1.1 - Express ideas and develop understanding / Experiment with language and forms