Tag Archives: Education

Discussion of Work family at SFU, February 18th

Pleased to speak to a Social History class at Simon Fraser University, about the fur-trade family of Chief Factor John Work and Josette Lagacé.

Book Club meeting at Point Ellice House, January 16th

Meeting with the Victoria Women’s Newcomers group, to discuss the early history of the House and its connections to The Chief Factor’s Daughter.  From the Activities Report of the VWNC’s February newsletter: On January 16th several VWNC members took part in a very interesting tour of Point Ellice House followed by tea with Vanessa Winn, […]

Opportunity for Book Clubs: Meet the author at Point Ellice House

I am delighted to be partnering with Point Ellice House museum, to offer book clubs the opportunity to meet at this national heritage site and discuss its connections to characters in The Chief Factor’s Daughter. Learn about the story behind Point Ellice’s first owners!  Includes a tour of the House, discussion with the author, and refreshments, […]

News: The Chief Factor’s Daughter studied at SFU

The Chief Factor’s Daughter is on the reading list of a History seminar at Simon Fraser University. http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/history/Course%20Outlines/2012/fall%202012/Hist%20436b%20FALL%202012.pdf I am looking forward to meeting the instructor and class in November!  

News: The Chief Factor’s Daughter now being studied at VCC

The Chief Factor’s Daughter is being studied at the Vancouver Community College.