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Pembina, North Dakota

One of the primary fur trading stations to which the trappers in southern Manitoba gravitated. Alexander Henry arrived at Pembina in 1801 bringing with him a large fgroup of Ojibway trappers and their families.

Community Histories

Fort Pembina

A short history of the forts erected at the mouth of the Pembina River on thr Red River.


    Fort Pembina

    A short review of the history of Fort Pembina, North Dakota. Several forts competed for the fur trade at the mouth of the Pembina River beginning ca 1800.


      Metis Nation - Joseph Godon - Rock Lake

      Joseph Godon was one of the well-known Metis leaders in the district north of Rock Lake Manitoba. He was born near Pembina North Dakota to a family associated with Alexander Henry's trading station at Pembina, but he lived most of his life in the Rock Lake district.


        Pembina - Metis Scrip Claims

        Metis Scrip Claims associated with the Pembina District near Fort Pembina in North Dakota.


          Pembina Metis Community

          A short history of the Metis families associated with Fort Pembina.