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In the 17th century, the theologians of the Sorbonne were asked to settle if the beaver was fish or mammal.

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Get swept away by the French North American adventure!

Discover what drew the French to North America and follow missionaries, cartographers, soldiers, coureurs des bois and Aboriginal allies as they explore and expand New France. Join Canada's first European inhabitants in their daily activities and learn about their culture and civilization

Walter Baker (detail) / Library and Archives Canada C-01510