Red River Cart
Good for carrying your stuff during travel!
-good for traveling
-good for carrying luggage
-symbol of pride to the metis
-two big wheels to keep it from tipping over
-made of wood
-things could fall out of the cart if the boards were not slipped under them
how did it impact North Dakota
It made transportation easy and lots were made until steam boats were invented, then the red river cart decreased.
importance to settling the west
The Red River Cart has become, like the fur trade sash, a passionate and powerful symbol of the metis nationhood in western Canada! It help them carry their stuff on where they where traveling.
Red River Carts