Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Short excerpt from America’s Library article: Anchorage Fur Rendezvous A Local Legacy This game started when mountain men, Inuits and fur traders used to meet in a pre-arranged place in the early spring each year to trade their winter’s kills (furs) for cash and supplies. I. Vocabulary words from this article : bounce fur pounding rendezvous seal supply toss trampoline trapper walrus Click here for a vocabulary matching exercise. II. Pre-Reading Questions Can you guess what the “Inuit Blanket Toss” is? Where do you think this event is held? III. Reading Time Click here to read the article. Anchorage Fur Rendezvous from America’s Library (www.americaslibrary.gov) When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below. IV. Post-Reading Questions Who is considered the winner of Blanket Toss Event? Where is the game often played? When did this game start? Click for Answers.