Thanadelthur (Chipewyan for “marten shake”), peace negotiator, guide, teacher, interpreter (born c. 1697 likely in present-day northern MB; died 5 February 1717 at York Factory, MB). Known as the Ambassadress of Peace, Thanadelthur negotiated peace between the Chipewyan (Denesuline) and Cree peoples during the early fur trade. She was also instrumental in creating ties between the Chipewyan people and the Hudson’s Bay Company, as well as expanding the fur trade in today’s Churchill, Manitoba region.
Alexander Henry, "the Younger," fur trader (d at Fort George [Astoria, Ore] 22 May 1814), nephew of Alexander Henry, "the Elder." After entering the fur trade in 1791 he served the North West Company for 23 years at posts ranging from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean.