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Map of Manitoba Canada

The Province of Manitoba is located in the center of Canada. It is one of the three prairie provinces. Manitoba has a vast and diverse landscape. The southern and western regions are mostly grassland, the eastern and northern regions are mostly covered by the Canadian Shield, also called the Laurentian Plateau.

Lost on the Plains

Back to The Riders of the Plains.The following is an excerpt from The Riders of the Plains: A Reminiscence of the Early and Exciting Days in the North West(1905), by Cecil Edward Denny. This work is in the public domain.Continued from Chapter VI: On the March. Chapter VII Lost on the Plains AFTER MEETING THIS

Off for the West (NWMP)

Back to The Riders of the Plains.The following is an excerpt from The Riders of the Plains: A Reminiscence of the Early and Exciting Days in the North West(1905), by Cecil Edward Denny. This work is in the public domain.Continued from Chapter IV: Organization of the Force. Chapter V Off for the West WE LEFT

Ruin of the Red Man

Back to The Riders of the Plains.The following is an excerpt from The Riders of the Plains: A Reminiscence of the Early and Exciting Days in the North West (1905), by Cecil Edward Denny. This work is in the public domain.Continued from Chapter I: Condition of Canadian Northwest in 1872. Chapter

Joe Tanner’s Daring

The following is an excerpt from Indian Tales of the Canadian Prairies (1894) by James F. Sanderson. Joe Tanner's Daring One of the bravest leaders among the Indians that I ever knew was Kay-siss-a-way, meaning He Moves Quick. His Christian name was Joseph Tanner, his grandfather being an Englishman of that name.
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