I've mentioned this group before, but I can't help but throw in a plug whenever I get a chance. No, I don't get a kick-back, I just happen to think they do a great job on folk tunes. The guys are from the Peterborough, Ontario region, and go by the name of Tanglefoot. I've seen them twice in concert here in Nova Scotia, and I heartily recommend them.
Their web site is:
In response to the topic of this thread, they have a cassette of traditonal French songs based on the fur-trade in Canada. It's called:
Voyageurs & Vagabonds (1989) Tanglefoot's cassette of traditional French-Canadian voyageur songs (Cassette only).