Fort George and Buckingham House - Fur Trade Game
Trappers and Trade
Now you can own it for yourself.
The wildly popular outreach program offered by Fort George and Buckingham
House can now be yours for only $25!
This exciting participatory fur trade re-enactment game is uniquely
designed to recreate the competition between Fort George and Buckingham
House, rival forts of the North West and Hudson’s Bay companies in
Play Trappers and Trade to discover:
- the differences between specific
native groups coming to trade
- their motivation for trade
- the experience of trade
- the products traded
- the impact of competition on trade
The game: Requires up to 1.5 hours
to complete and must have a minimum of 12 participants.
The CD: Contains instructions and all sheets, forms, and playing pieces
ready to be printed off. The CD also includes background information
on the forts, trade and life in the forts. This package is intended
to create one complete game and to produce spare parts should any get
lost or damaged.
Trappers and Trade requires some additional materials such as dice,
protective sheet covers, hard candies and wipe off pens. Complete materials
list and assembly instructions are included.
The CD is intended for the production of a single version of the game.
Please purchase a second CD if you want to make a second copy. This
game is copyrighted.
All proceeds go towards programming and improving Fort George and
Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site.
Please send a cheque or money order made out to the Government of Alberta for $25 along with mailing instructions to:
Fort George and Buckingham House
#318 5025-49th Ave.
St Paul, Alberta
Last reviewed/revised: October 21, 2014