A Journey to the Northern Ocean
by Samuel Hearne
Samuel Hearne's story of his three year trek to seek a trade route across the Barrens in the Northwest Territories. Hearne was a superb reporter, from his anguished description of the massacre of helpless Eskimos by his Indian companions to his meticulous records of wildlife, flora and Indian manners and customs.First published in 1795, more than 2 decades after Hearne had completed his trek. This Classic West edition brings a crucial piece of Canadian history back into print.