Robert Davey, an Orkneyman
was employed by the Company in 1775
This may have been because he was an Orkneyman
who came from Brandon House, via Albany on Hudson's Bay, and may have known Cree rather than Ojibwe.
Cameron is now odds-on favourite to win the Ch4 show - and even Fed admitted the Orkneyman
has done little to deserve his string of cruel jibes.
He travelled to London where he joined forces with an old friend and fellow native son, Alexander Kennedy Isbister, the son of Thomas Isbister, an Orkneyman
, and Mary Kennedy, the daughter of Chief Factor Alexander Kennedy and his Cree wife Aggathas.
twelve French-Canadians, one French-Canadian half-breed, two Kanakas,(5) two Iroquois, an Orkneyman
and an Irishman" about thirty miles up the river to build Fort Langley.(6) While the buildings and stockade were being built, he sounded the river and made the first hydrographic chart of the Lower Fraser River.