Coureurs de Bois

Coureurs de Bois

A detail of Fred Lenz's 1998 mural "Coureurs de Bois" (runners of the woods) on King Street in Midland, Ontario. Coureurs de Bois were woodsmen and fur traders in New France and North America's interior during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

© Sheila Creighton 2011

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