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Saturday, 19 June 2010

Battle of Seven Oaks 1816

This fight between rival fur trading companies took place today in 1816. Wiki here. (Known to the Métis as la Victoire de la Grenouillière, or the Victory of Frog Plain). It involved Pemmican - a food stuff - the word based on a Cree word meaning 'fat and grease'.

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