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Duck Lake,

small lake, central Sask., Canada, SW of Prince Albert. It was the scene of the first encounter in Riel's Rebellion (see under Riel, LouisRiel, Louis
, 1844–85, Canadian insurgent, leader of two rebellions, b. Manitoba, of French and Métis parentage. In 1869–70 he led the rebels of the Red River settlements, mainly Métis (people of mixed European–indigenous descent) and indigenous
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) in 1885. A large group of Métis (persons of mixed French and indigenous descent) under Gabriel Dumont defeated a detachment of Northwest Mounted Police.
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There is special focus on why female animal activists are labeled as crazy, stemming from the stereotype of the ocrazy cat lady.o Other subjects include the Duck Lake Project, and animals and autism.
Steven was an avid fisherman who enjoyed fishing on Duck Lake and the Chain of Lakes.
Michigans largest recent fire was the Duck Lake blaze in the eastern Upper Peninsula, which burned more than 21,000 acres in 2012.
The North-West Rebellion began on March 19, 1885, when Metis leader Louis David Riel established the Provisional Government of Saskatchewan, after which an attempt was made by North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) and Prince Albert Volunteers under Superintendent Leif Crazier to arrest him on March 26th, only to be routed at Duck Lake, 2.5 kilometres from Riel's self-proclaimed capital of Batoche.
It turned out that the Duck Lake firs were actually borne of the nearer Cascades, having drifted south to find final refuge here in the Knot.
Additional Red River cart sculptures can be seen at the Bethune rest area, Highway 15 west of Kenaston, Hanley, Warman, Rosthern, Duck Lake, and Saskatchewan Landing.
Along the South Saskatchewan, we settled a new land Riel came back to lead us and we stood man to man At Duck Lake, les Canadiens heard our battle call But when the cannon came, Batoche was soon to fall 5.
While the rural village of Newberry lays claim to the title of "Official Moose Capital of Michigan," in recent years it has played host to more dangerous visitors than seasonal moose watchers and snowmobilers: namely, two of the worst wildfires in the state's history - the Duck Lake in June and the Sleeper Lakes in 2007.
The Duck Lake Fire, located on Michigan's Upper Peninsula in Luce County, the state's least populated county, is burning 14 miles northeast of the town of Newberry, UPI reported.
Albion, MI, May 24, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The 42nd Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Outing will be held June 19, 2012 at the Duck Lake Country Club in Albion.
The Duck Lake entry was vying for a chance to win $100,000 in arena upgrades and to host an NHL preseason game in September.
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