Extras

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The Fur Trade

Insight into Thompson’s early experiences in the fur trade.

The Fur Trade

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Challenges

Thompson continues his exploration of the Columbia River, meets the Piegan tribe

Challenges

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Growing Up

Despite a rough childhood, Thompson becomes a Hudson Bay apprentice at 14

Growing Up

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Over the Mountains

Thompson crosses the Rocky Mountains and establishes the Kootenai House

Over the Mountains

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Exploration

Thompson navigates the Columbia River, using astronomy to map his explorations.

Exploration

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Boat Encampment

Thompson navigates the entire length of the Columbia River

Boat Encampment

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Introduction

An overview of David Thompson’s legacy and accomplishments.

Introduction

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The Northwest Company

Thompson moves to the Northwest Company and embarks on his 1st major surveying assignment

The Northwest Company