Glossary

anvil: a block of stone used to shape other materials through striking archeology: the study of ancient cultures, especially by the excavation and analysis of physical remains archeologist: a person who studies archaeology artifacts: objects made by human hands – tools, vessels, pipes Assiniboine: Tribal name for a group of First Nations people atlatl: a…

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R.M. of St. Andrews History Books

To celebrate it’s centennial, the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews published a history book entitled Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry, 1881-1980, and, twenty years later, published Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry, A Sequel. These books were truly a labour of love and a community effort of dozens of volunteers. They feature stories of…

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R.M. of St. Clements History Book

To celebrate it’s centennial, the Rural Municipality of St. Clements published a history book entitled The East Side of the Red, 1884 to 1984. At 944 pages, this book was truly a labour of love and a community effort of dozens of volunteers. It features stories of St. Clements: of families, churches, schools, organizations, politics…

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Research Sources

Archives and Libraries Local While the R.M. of St. Clements does not have a formal archive, there are local resources available for researchers: City of Selkirk Archives This local archive is closed to the public, but you can speak to the archivist. Contact information: City of Selkirk, 200 Eaton Ave Selkirk, Manitoba, R1A 0W6 Phone:…

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Selkirk History Book

To celebrate it’s centennial, the City of Selkirk published a history book entitled Selkirk “The First Hundred Years”, 1882 to 1982. This book was put together through the efforts of the Selkirk Centennial Committee, with the help of many other community members. It tells the story of Selkirk’s growth and development throughout its first hundred…

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