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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.

Memoirs & Memories

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.