History Player: George Nelson, Fur Trade Clerk - 2011
An MHS History Player portraying George Nelson discussed his life as a fur trader in the NE United States, the roles of traders, clerks voyagers and Indian suppliers in the Great Lakes fur trade, and the cultural and economic exchange between the Native Americans and the Europeans.
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event: June 9, 2011, Browns Valley Public Library
Program Outputs: 57 participants at 1 program
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations;Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.
- To increase the knowledge of the participants regarding the fur trade industry and early American history.
- Surveys indicated that the proposed outcomes were met.
- They were particularly interested in wild rice.