Below Carmacks, they stopped at a First Nations fish camp – where some smoked salmon was obtained.
Top Photo: A First Nations Woman showing Rolf Hougen how to prepare
fish for drying
Bottom Photo: Fish being dried
At the table, Dick Hill, NWT Chairman, Rolf Hougen, Yukon Chairman,
and Richard Rohmer the “driving force” behind the idea
A reception was held at the home of Margaret and Rolf Hougen in honour of the French Trade Commissioner. Great French wine and cheese was served. Among those attending were brothers, Leslie and Erik Nielsen.
Top Photo: Marg Hougen, Leslie and Johnnie Helm
Bottom Photo: Leslie Nielsen and Erik Nielsen
As leader of the opposition, Robert Stanfield, P.C., had been very active. He came to Quiet Lake on the invitation of Erik Nielsen prior to his trip to Japan and other parts of Asia. He relaxed, dove into the lake off the Hougen’s dock –7 times- Rolf remarked about the cold water to which he responded
“You must remember, I’m from Nova Scotia, the water’s cold there, too!”