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Assiniboine

(əsĭn`əboin), river, 590 mi (950 km) long, rising in S Sask., Canada, and flowing SE into Man. then E to the Red RiverRed River.
1 River, 1,222 mi (1,967 km) long, southernmost of the large tributaries of the Mississippi River. It rises in two branches in the Texas Panhandle and flows SE between Texas and Oklahoma and between Texas and Arkansas to Fulton, Ark.
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 at Winnipeg; named for the local Native Americans, the Assiniboine. The Qu'Appelle and Souris rivers are its chief tributaries. The Assiniboine valley is one of Canada's leading wheat-growing areas. The river was explored by the VérendryeVérendrye, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de la
, 1685–1749, explorer in W Canada and the United States, b. Trois Rivières (Three Rivers), Que. His father was the sieur de Varennes, for a time governor of Trois Rivières.
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 family in 1736, and forts were built at its mouth and near the site of Portage la Prairie. Settlement spread westward along the river from the Red River valley to the plains. In 1970 the Portage Diversion was built on the river above Portage la Prairie to redirect floodwaters to Lake Manitoba.

Assiniboine

a river in W Canada, rising in E Saskatchewan and flowing southeast and east to the Red River at Winnipeg. Length: over 860 km (500 miles)
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Also, one ethnological tribe can be divided into separate legal tribes, e.g., the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes at Fort Peck and the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes at Fort Belknap.
A quilled floral design covers part of the vamp, which is of a type which has variously been attributed to old Assiniboine, Plains Cree and Metis styles of decoration.
In addition, Assiniboine warriors from the Eagle Hills, 30 kilometres to the south, moving to join Poundmaker, killed two farmers along the way.
Although this book is published in Montana, the early history of the Assiniboines is a western Canadian one.
Much of the allure of the English Garden at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba can be attributed to the ever-present rose collection at the central area of the garden.
"Churches were central to the lives of settlers in this remote fur trade community on the banks of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.
The churches were central to the lives of settlers in the remote fur trading community on the banks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers.
* an additional $1.4 million over two years for early childhood education students at Red River College, University College of the North and Assiniboine Community College as part of the two-year, Early Childhood Education program.
home of the Assiniboine oyate (people), Wolf Point lives in my memory as
On soutiens que la theorie culturelle de risque, en particulier, les manieres de vivre lieu-dependent et les worldviews qui soutiennent ces manieres de vivre, aide a expliquer des differences de perception de risque dans les communautes de Kinuso, fort Assiniboine, et de Barrhead Alberta.
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The gathering will feature holistic and traditional healing beliefs and methods of the Cree, Dene, Salteaux, Dakota and Assiniboine cultures.