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Michel Bouchard

in Prince George

Fort to Prince: The French Language Two Centuries In

CREATED ON AUGUST 08, 2015
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Michel Bouchard grew up in a tiny french-speaking community in a Alberta, a province where french history is not widely celebrated or known. Later, he relocated to Prince George, British Columbia where the role of french history is even more ignored. Join of a Michel as he explores the fur trade era and the hidden role of french heritage in the region.

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