1. Compare and Contrast the NWC and the HBC. What role did they play in the development of the Northwest?
2. Was Louis Riel a ‘hero’ or a ‘vilain’? Support your argument with historical facts and events.
3. Who were the Metis? Describe their cultural heritage and customs. Name and describe two of their leaders.
4. How did the fur trade affect Aboriginals? What tribes were involved in the fur trade?