Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Voyageur , the name applied to the French-Canadian canoemen or boatmen who manned the canoes or boats which carried the fur-traders of New France, and later of British Canada, across the length and breadth of the North American continent. See Grace Nute, The voyageur (New York, 1931).

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 247.


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