A captivating insight into the intrepid and pioneering Highlanders who shaped the making of Canada.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, people from Strathspey and its surrounding area left for the New World. In North America these pioneers, empire builders and visionaries would dominate the expanding fur trade. Why did they go, and why were they so influential in the growth of the young nation of Canada? The answers reveal a hidden story of emigration, exploration and exploitation.