North Saskatchewan


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North Saskatchewan:

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river, c.340 mi (550 km) long, formed by the confluence of the North Saskatchewan (c.760 mi/1,220 km long) and the South Saskatchewan (c.550 mi/890 km long) rivers near Prince Albert, central Sask., Canada; the system drains most of the Canadian prairie provinces.
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North Saskatchewan

a river in W Canada, rising in W Alberta and flowing northeast, east, and southeast to join the South Saskatchewan River and form the Saskatchewan River. Length: 1223 km (760 miles)
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Considering this basic information, one can with some confidence eliminate an elbow in the lower reaches of the Vermilion River near its confluence with the North Saskatchewan as being too close, and perhaps some elbows on the extreme periphery of the travel time as being too far.
The arrival of missionaries in the North Saskatchewan River valley coincided with a series of economic and diplomatic crises for the Plains Cree that directly influenced how missionaries organized their work and how Cree responded to them.
Along the North Saskatchewan, Upriver or Beaver Hills Cree and bands of Stoney and Wood Assiniboine (Nakoda) returned to favoured pounds annually; the Blackfoot (Siksika), returned to areas north of the Red Deer River and North Saskatchewan; the Sarcee (Tsuu t'ina) to the lands between the Red Deer and Bow Rivers, and the Peigan (Piikani) and Blood (Kainai) to pounds along the Eastern Slopes and along valley complexes of the Red Deer River.
Irrelevancies are introduced for their presumed entertainment value ("[Frank] Crean, a terrible alcoholic, was sent to scout for additional agricultural land north of the North Saskatchewan River"--what does his being an alcoholic have to do with anything?
Previously, Scott was unit chaplain for the North Saskatchewan Regiment based in Prince Albert and Saskatoon.
Moving from north Saskatchewan to Toronto, the little girl in this story recalls all she knows about her home and wonders how she will leave it behind.
The construction of the new North Saskatchewan River bridge officially broke ground on July 19.
Edmonton's recently formed Mercury Opera presented Puccini's Il tabarro during the city's Fringe Festival mid-August, staging the piece on the Edmonton Queen riverboat and the riverbank where it was moored on the North Saskatchewan River.
The North Saskatchewan River Environmental Society, based in North Battleford, is collecting signatures for a petition to oppose the further expansion of the nuclear industry in the province, specifically new nuclear reactors, uranium refineries and waste storage facilities.
The lawn in front of the Schwemann Hall is the perfect spot to gaze out over the North Saskatchewan River valley.
Much of the town is built on a hill that slopes south and west towards the North Saskatchewan River.

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