Sign in

Wawanesa

A community in western Manitoba.

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.

PMA_2016_036091

    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.

    PMA_2021_053651

      Photos & Art Work

      Hime H L - Photographer - Hind Expedition (1858)

      The collection of photographs taken by H. L. Hime during the summer of 1858 while in service of the Hind Expedition to Red River, Manitoba and Assiniboia.

      PMA_2022_063681

        Memoirs & Memories

        Little White School House - Charyk

        Stories of time spent in small rural schools.

        PMA_2021_051460

          Maps

          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.

          PMA_2017_043357

            Nellie McClung Collection

            McClung - VRBCA - Clearing in the West (1880)

            A collection of articles and news clippings referencing the publication of Nellie McClung's first autobiography. These documents were collected in Nellie McClung's sarapbooks and are now held in the MS0010 Nellie McClung Fond at the Royal British Columbia Archive.

            PMA_2019_045689

              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.

              PMA_2022_062493

                Newspapers

                Wawanesa Enterprise - 1892-12-23 (1892)

                An issue of the Wawanesa Enterprise newspaper.

                PMA_2021_051253

                  Museums

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

                  An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.

                  PMA_2021_053657