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Alberta History: ALBERTA ARCHAEOLOGY: CONTRIBUTIONS By Joachim Fromhold
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Presentation of a number of obscure previously published articles, unpublished reports and new research of significance to Alberta Archaeology. McKean Lithic Technology, Archaeology of the... More > Cremona-Sundre area, Cluny Earthlodges, Cree Burial Practices, Donalda Buffalo Pound field report, Early Man and the Ice-Free Corridor, F.M. Buffalo Jump, Gull Lake Heritage Assessment, Ice Retreat and Glacial Lakes in Northern Alberta, Medicine Hills Assessment, Medicine River Crossing Cree Settlement, Battle River-Meeting Creek Land Use, North Peace Historic Settlement Sites, 111 St. Burial (Edmotnon) independent assessment, Pelican Lake Culture, Prehistoric Population Reconstructions, Trail Pattern Studies, NE Red Deer Land Use study, Rissdale Historic Cemeteries, Tail Creek Metis Settlement, Alberta Moundbuilder Culture, Battle River-Souris River Corridor, Silver Creek Ranch Site and surrounding area, Unfinished Projects, Western Cree Tipis, Ethics in Alberta Archaeology. 344 pages. Illustrations.< Less
Peace By Aristophanes
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Peace River, originally named Peace River Crossing, and known as Rivière-la-Paix in French, is a town in northwestern Alberta, Canada, situated along the banks of the Peace River, at its... More > confluence with the Smoky River, the Heart River and Pat's Creek. It is located 486 kilometres (302 mi) northwest of Edmonton, and 198 kilometres (123 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie, along Highway 2. It was known as the Village of Peace River Crossing between 1914 and 1916.The Peace River townsite is nearly 1,000 feet (300 m) below the relatively flat terrain surrounding it. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_River,_Alberta Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A TOURIST GUIDE TO HISTORIC TRADING POSTS AND FORTS OF ALBERTA By Joachim Fromhold
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The Alberta region has had more historic forts and trading posts than any other western province or state in Canada and the United States. This is a guide to the historic forts and trading posts of... More > the region for those who are interested in visiting such historic sites. We list some of the more prominent of better known posts. Most of these posts remain locked in their isolated or semi-isolated backcountry wilderness and are not easy to access. Some have yet to be found. Many are located on private property. Some are marked, but most remain unmarked. A few have had some form of restoration - though not at the original site. Some are - excellent, some mere fantasy. A few have some form of interpretive center at the original location. 86 pages; 68 pictures and maps< Less
Through the Mackenzie Basin A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River Treaty Expedition of 1899 By Charles Mair
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Mair (September 21, 1838 – July 7, 1927) was a... More > Canadian poet and journalist. He was a fervent Canadian nationalist noted for his participation in the Canada First movement and his opposition to Louis Riel during the two Riel Rebellions in western Canada.Mair was born at Lanark, Upper Canada, to Margaret Holmes and James Mair. He attended Queen's University but did not graduate. On leaving college, he became a journalist.In Ottawa in 1868, Mair was introduced by civil servant and writer Henry Morgan to young lawyers George Denison, William Foster, and Robert Haliburton. "Together they organized the overtly nationalistic Canada First movement, which began as a small social group. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Mair< Less
York Boat Captain - 18 Life-Changing Days on the Peace River By Teresa Griffith
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Come aboard as Teresa Griffith recounts the adventures of the first York Boat to ply the waters of the Peace River in 80 years. She and her intrepid crew face bad weather, long days, hordes of... More > mosquitoes and deep, sucking mud in their historical reenactment of a 540-km (335-mile) journey on one of Canada's largest rivers.< Less
Alberta History - The Old North Trail (Cree Trail), 15,000 Years of Indian History; 1820-1850 By Joachim Fromhold
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Volume 3 in the history of the North Trail from New Mexico to Northern Alberta, covering the 30 years (1 generation) from 1820-1850. This period saw changes along the north trail that set the stage... More > for the history of Alberta and western Canada as we know it - thanks to the unexpected results of an action by the Hudson's Bay Company. Blackfoot power and dominance began to subside in both the north and south of the trail, while the Mountain Cree now became the dominant group along the northern portion of the trail and in adjacent areas of British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. At the same time the Iroquois freemen, scattered from Lesser Slave Lake to Utah, became fully integrated into the Cree. Though the Blackfoot continued to be prominent and dominant in both north and south, culturally the area was now divided into the violent and hostile south and the relatively peaceful north. Throughout this area a rudi-mentary Postal service now connected the far-flung Cree. 522 pages.< Less
Alberta History: Jasper National Park - 10,000 Years of Indian History - Part 1: to 1800 By Joachim Fromhold
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The history of the Jasper area is largely unknown. Here we look at the history of West Central Alberta including the mountain region between the Athabasca and Smoky/Peace rivers up to 1800 A.D. This... More > volume covers the deglaciation, archaeological, protohistoric history. Both pre-historially and historically this was a transition area between the Plains, Northern Woodlands and Plateau, making it different from that of the mainstream prehistory of Alberta. The volume also covers prehistoric population densities and early legendary history.< Less
Alberta History: Jasper National Park - 10,000 Years of Indian History - Part 1: to 1800 By Joachim Fromhold
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The history of the Jasper area is largely unknown. Here we look at the history of West Central Alberta including the mountain region between the Athabasca and Smoky/Peace rivers up to 1800 A.D. This... More > volume covers the deglaciation, archaeological, protohistoric history. Both pre-historially and historically this was a transition area between the Plains, Northern Woodlands and Plateau, making it different from that of the mainstream prehistory of Alberta. The volume also covers prehistoric population densities and early legendary history.< Less
Stuff My Family Likes To Eat By Nicola Ramsey
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A collection of family recipes and photos.
Fur Trade Brigade Schedules 1804-1874 By Joachim Fromhold
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A look at the Fur Trade Brigades in western Canada and the Brigade Schedules. Year after Year the brigade could be counted to show up at specific places - and more importantly, at their terminal -... More > within a day or two of a scheduled date. This publication lays out the schedule of these various brigades. In turn, these schedules can help us to know where particular persons were at a given time, and what events they were part of.< Less

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