Joseph LaRocque came to the Pacific Northwest in 1812, as an employee of the Astor Company. LaRocque was one of about 20 French Canadian Metís and 20 Objiway, Cree and Iroquois who formed the nucleus of the Frenchtown settlement in the Walla Walla Valley, and he will demonstrate the old technique of hewing logs in the Frenchtown style.

Joseph LaRocque is portrayed by Jehan Poirot.