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Dr. Harry Duckworth traces the colony from the original treaty between Lord Selkirk and the Hudson’s Bay Company to the treaty Selkirk signed with five local First Nations leaders.
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Dr. Roland Sawatzky tells us about the Wintering Camp collection, artifacts discovered in an archaeological dig where the first work party of Selkirk Settlers wintered near York Factory on the Hudson’s Bay.
Tensions were high between the Northwest Company, Metis and the HBC employees and Selkirk Settlers as they competed over resources.
Anna Shumilak of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives talks about the Selkirk Settlers exhibit and shows us how the original plan of the Red River Colony laid the foundation for the development of the City of Winnipeg.
Anna Shumilak of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives demonstrates how the lifestyles of settlers in the Red River colony can be revealed through the many diverse records available to the public at the Archives of Manitoba.
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Pemmican War trial manuscripts now available for public research.
On March 8, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada announced a historic ruling relating to the Manitoba Act of 1870 — the act that ended the Red River Rebellion and led to the creation of the Province of Manitoba.
In this podcast, Philippe Mailhot explains how understandings of the Red River Resistance are changing.
A distinctive people, a distinctive language. Is it any wonder the Métis also built distinctive homes?
This early 1820s hide coat is associated with the Métis culture from the Red River settlement area.
Lillian Alling, the Russian girl who walked from New York to Bering Strait.
A trove of family photos offers a window on the experience of prairie settlers.
Starting in 1975, Canada opened its doors to a flood of refugees fleeing Indochina.