An Indian Remembers

My Life as a Trapper in Northern Manitoba

Author(s): Tom Boulanger

Thomas Boulanger was born in 1901 at Oxford House, Manitoba. His father died in 1917, and Tom was taken into the home of Rev. J. W. Niddrie – “a great-loving-heart minister” and was influenced by him throughout his life.

His account of the struggle for survival as a trapper and a buyer of furs, his concern for others, including non-Indians, is inspiring to our generation— seemingly too concerned with material wealth at any price.

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