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Opawaka School District #403 and Opawaka Methodist (United) Church served the community from 1886 to 1961.

Community Histories

Archaeology in the Rock and Pelican Lake Area of South Central Manitoba

Chris Vickers completed a series of archaeological digs in the Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba between 1940 and 1950.

These reports were prepared for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and are now in the collection of the University of Manitoba.


    Family Narratives

    Grant, Agnes - No End of Grief - Indian Residential Schools in Canada (1880)

    An account addressing the experiences of First Nations children in the residential schools.


      Memoirs & Memories

      Little White School House - Charyk

      Stories of time spent in small rural schools.



        Manitoba Buffalo Hunting Trails (1880)

        This short article outlines the two best known trails used by the buffalo hunters as they wended their way from the Red River Settlement to the Missouri for the annual buffalo hunt.


          Veterans' Experience

          North-West Mounted Police - Route Map 1874-75

          Map published in conjunction with 'The North-West Mounted Police 1873-1893. Vol.1 by John Peter Turner.


            Photos & Art Work

            Opawaka Methodist Church

            Photographs of the church and memorial plaque.



              What They Wore - A Visual History of Dress - Douglas Gorsline

              An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.


                How it looks today