First Nations and Métis People of Red River Settlement (pre and post Confederation)

By Donna Sutherland The People of Red River Settlement before Confederation Red River Settlement was a colony built at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine rivers long before Confederation. It would become the city of Winnipeg. It became an official colony in 1812 with the arrival of settlers from the Scottish Highlands, known today…

Prehistoric Inhabitants of Lockport and St. Clements

Around the time that ancient Greece was rising to power, Lockport and St. Clements were part of a bountiful region of hunting, fishing, and trading. Long before European explorers reached the Red River valley, around the time that ancient Greece was rising to power, Lockport and St. Clements were part of a bountiful region of…