Site of Norquay School, and notable as the homestead of Dr Pennefather, who wrote an account of his journey with the Canadian Forces which challenged the Metis during the 1885 Rebellion.
This booklet, originally published by Imperial Oil, provides an understanding of the culture of Southern Ontario in the 19th Century. Many of the original settlers of the Pembina Manitou District came from Southern Ontario in the 1880's.
An account addressing the experiences of First Nations children in the residential schools.
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.
Table of Contents and Preface
by John Warkentin and Richard I. Ruggles
Over the next few months we will be uploading high definitions of the atlas page by page to preserve the depth of detail of the maps contained in the atlas. For the moment, the atlas is available in a chapter by chapter format.
Stories of time spent in small rural schools.
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.
Map published in conjunction with 'The North-West Mounted Police 1873-1893. Vol.1 by John Peter Turner.
An account written by Dr Pennefather of his homestead experineces in Norquay and of his journey with the Canadian Force which quelled the Northwest Rebellion in 1885.
An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.