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Erikson, Leif
A Norse explorer credited with being the first European to land on North America. He led an expedition to explore the regions around the Gulf of St. Lawrence, circa 1000 AD.

Erikson, Leif
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Ruperts Land >> The name of the land that was granted to the Hudson's Bay Company in the 1600s by Charles II. It was what is now Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Alberta and some of the Northwest Territories.