The Illustrated Voyageur


Original artwork depicts the rugged raucous voyagers of The North West Company and how they lived and worked. In his second historical book, Howard Sivertson brings alive the remarkable day-to-day wilderness existence of these sturdy adventurers.

31 paintings with companion stories include:

  • Rendezvous at Grand Portage
  • 2,000-mile birch bark canoe treks
  • Native American trading and hunting
  • Weathering wild storms
  • Daily life in the fur trade
Howard combines meticulous research with visionary imagination and playful storytelling to engage us in an amazing past.