Prairie Provinces

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Prairie Provinces,

Canada: see ManitobaManitoba
, province (2001 pop. 1,119,583), 250,934 sq mi (650,930 sq km), including 39,215 sq mi (101,580 sq km) of water surface, W central Canada. Geography
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; SaskatchewanSaskatchewan
, province (2001 pop. 978,933), 251,700 sq mi (651,903 sq km), W Canada. Geography

Saskatchewan is bounded by the Northwest Territories (N), Manitoba (E), North Dakota and Montana (S), and Alberta (W).
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; AlbertaAlberta
, province (2001 pop. 2,974,807), 255,285 sq mi (661,188 sq km), including 6,485 sq mi (16,796 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Land and People

Alberta is bounded on the E by Saskatchewan, on the N by the Northwest Territories, on the W by British
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Tracking her ancestors from the Canadian prairies back to their Danish roots, Hansen listens for the stories, heard and imagined, that fall from her ancestors' lips in both English and Danish.
Capturing Women tracks the exploitation of one of the earliest abduction takes in the Canadian Prairie West: Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear: The Life and Adventures of Theresa Delaney and Theresa Gowanlock.
Although his methodology is different, Tolly Bradford offers complementary insights into the processes of colonization in his study of two 19th-century indigenous missionaries: one in South Africa, and one in the Canadian Prairies.
It can be read and enjoyed, and will inform any readers interested in the ways in which different ethnic-religious groups have accommodated themselves to the physical, cultural and institutional environment of the Canadian prairies.
Tellier concluded: &uot;We have crafted a solution that is good for Canada and good for Manitoba and the Canadian Prairies.
Heavy Burdens on Small Shoulders: The Labour of Pioneer Children on the Canadian Prairies focuses on the work of pioneer children (as opposed to Parker's immigrant children), children's work on family farms in western Canada during roughly the same time period examined in Uprooted, the years of intensive settlement of this region from 1871 to 1913.
The article was about the first American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) Display Garden on the Canadian Prairies created by Janice Dehod, and many volunteers from the Canadian Prairie Daylily Society, at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
With these few caveats, I recommend the book heartily as making a substantial contribution to our understanding of the twentieth century history of Aboriginal peoples of the Canadian prairies.
is a phytochemical company which develops, manufactures and markets extracts from plants of the northern Canadian prairies to the cosmetic, skin care, nutraceutical, and therapeutic industries.
This was the first great wave of immigrants to Manitoba, the one that demonstrated the enormous agricultural potential of the Canadian Prairies.
Used for centuries in Eurasian countries, Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a relatively unknown plant for North Americans and has only been used on the Canadian Prairies in the last 30 years.
History, Literature, and the Writing of the Canadian Prairies University of Manitoba Press, 2005, 308 pp.

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