Chuck and the First Peoples' Kitchen


Monday, January 24

Wolf Lake

  • Episode 3

Chuck travels to Hunter’s Point to meet forestry manager Brenda St.Denis and James Jr. St. Denis. Together, they are a team of avid trappers. Beaver is one of their favorite prey and they invite Chuck to jump in their truck and go along for the experience. They show Chuck how to set up the traps as trapping a beaver takes the right trap, careful positioning and patience. A beaver has fallen into the trap! It’s time to go cook it. James Sr. an elder from the community cleans the animal and Brenda makes stuffing and stuffs the rodent with it. Brenda, James Jr and Chuck taste the meat of this first nation’s traditional food.