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Voyageur's World


On the tip of your tongue

What languages were spoken in the voyageur's world? If the cat's got your tongue, you'll find the answers here.

  • Language introduces the linguistic world of the voyageur. Here you'll learn how a lot of voyageurs served as interpreters in a place where French, English and many Aboriginal languages mingled.
  • Voyageur glossary provides an exhaustive list of the people, places and events of the period, as well as words and expressions of European, Canadian and Aboriginal origin. How would you like to build up your vocabulary?

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