Two Journals of Robert Campbell (Scroll down to find this book on Amazon)This book contains the texts of the two little-known journals of Robert Campbell, a Scots-Canadian fur trader who explored the wilds of northern British Columbia, southern Yukon, and the southwest Northwest Territories on behalf of the Hudson’s Bay Company
The Canada Yukon is a territory in northwest Canada. It is wild, mountainous and sparsely populated. It’s known for dog sledding, hiking, salmon fishing and other outdoor pursuits.
Legends of the Nahanni Valley By Hammerson Peters, 2018 (Scroll down to find this book on Amazon) Click your country's flag below to find this book on Amazon: A non-fiction exploring some of Northern Canada's greatest forgotten mysteries- the stories and legends surrounding the watershed of the South Nahanni River. Deep in the heart of
Deep in the wilderness of Northern Canada lies a mysterious region around which strange tales have swirled for more than 100 years. Located near the junction of British Columbia, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, the Nahanni Valley is region replete with stories of headless prospectors, hidden gold mines, tropical oases,
The following is an excerpt from my 2018 book Legends of the Nahanni Valley- a non-fiction which explores the history and folklore surrounding Nahanni National Park, one of the most mysterious regions in all of Canada. I'll include a link to this book at the end of the article. The Legend
The Klondike Gold Rush The Klondike Gold Rush is, without a doubt, one of the most famous events in Canadian history. This brief but exhilarating period saw thousands of men and women from all over the world flock to the Yukon goldfields in search of fortune and adventure. It spawned outrageous villains
Exactly 73 years ago, on June 11, 1945, two Indian trappers drowned in the headwaters of the Wapiti River in the British Columbian Rockies somewhere between Prince George, BC, and Grande Prairie, Alberta. These men, named Archie Belcourt and Josie LeTan, hailed from the tiny community of Rio Grande, located
Thunderbird A Canadian Legend On the eastern shore of Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, at a place known as Brockton Point, stands a cluster of ten totem poles carved and painted by First Nations artists. One of these carvings- a striking replica of a Kwakwaka'wakw longhouse post- stands in conspicuous prominence.
5 Frontiersmen of the Canadian Wild West Back to 5 Frontiersmen of the Canadian Wild West 3. John J. Healy Every good western story needs its heroes and villains. If the history of the Canadian Wild West was dramatized in print or film, the officers of the North West Mounted Police would almost certainly be
Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.By autumn 1897, the Klondike Gold Rush was in full swing. Throughout the fall of 1897 and the winter and spring of 1898, thousands of Stampeders (as Klondike gold seekers were known) converged on Dawson City and the Klondike from many different directions. Some took
Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.In the summer of 1897, the steamboats Excelsior and Portland arrived in San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, bringing news of the Klondike Gold Rush to the Outside world. The news spread like wildfire throughout the west coast. Almost immediately, thousands of would-be prospectors from all