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Northern Rover

The Life Story of Olaf Hanson

From 1919 to 1970, Olaf Hanson was a trapper, trader, prospector, game guardian, fisherman, and road blasting expert in northeastern Saskatchewan. He told his life story to popular Saskatchewan author A. L. Karras, who wrote this memoir in the 1980s.

224 pages

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



1 Road to Learning

2 Forest Ranger

3 From Poacher to Game Guardian

4 Bear Cubs

5 Hardships and Happy Days

6 Commercial Fisherman

7 Fur Trader

8 Struggle for Survival in Flin Flon

9 Jan Lake, 1923-33

10 The Wandering Trappers

11 No Pot of Gold

12 At the Rainbow's End

13 In Rockbound Country

14 Reindeer Lake to Lynn Lake

15 Lady Prospector

16 The Hanson Lake Road



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