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Love the curlies coming together. Ojibwe cradleboard - "It is at the North West Company Fur Post which is a reconstruction of a fur trading post as it was operated by trader John Sayer in 1804 on the Snake River, near Pine City (Minnesota)."
An artist's depiction of Madeline La Framboise done after her death. There are no known images of her. La Framboise was a fur trader of mixed French and Indian descent who pre-dated Rix Robinson’s operations in the Grand River valley. She eventually retired wealthy on Mackinac Island. The exact spot of her trading post remains a mystery to researchers. The tablet at Stoney Lake was moved about a mile east in the mid-1990s from its original spot at Fulton and Bowes Road. Bests guesses put the ...