French speakers significantly influenced the history of the Pacific Northwest. Author Robert Foxcurran will discuss and sign copies of his book, Songs upon the Rivers: The Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadians and Metis from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi across to the Pacific.

2 - 4 pm April 7, 2018
​Fort Vancouver Visitor Center
​1501 East Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA


Robert Foxcurran co-authored the 2016 book Songs upon the Rivers. He is a retired Boeing historian whose research interest includes he lesser-known demographics associated with the North American fur trade.