Morris is known historically as the Scratching River District.

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.


    Memoirs & Memories

    Gosselin Generations - the Elders (1880)

    A historical memoir of the Gosselins, one of Manitoba's Métis families. The family lived in the Red River district, in the Rock Lake district before disbursing throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan.




      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.



        Matte, Charles - Descendants pt 1

        A family history associated with the Landry family of the Scratching River community.


          What it looks like today