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Map of Saskatchewan Canada

Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada that is landlocked.  It has a total area of 251,700 sq mi. Saskatchewan is bordered by Alberta on the west, The United States on the South, on the north by the Northwest Territories, and the east by Manitoba.   Saskatoon is the largest city.  Other major cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Estevan, Swift Current, and North Battleford.

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 15

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 15 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 14. Across the Prairies On January 1, 1776, Alexander Henry decided to visit the westerly prairies. Accompanied by two French-Canadians, Henry snowshoed to Cumberland House, struggling through deep snow and suffering bitterly cold temperatures. In

Governor General Visits Northwest

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 XXIV – Indian Farm Started.  Chapter XXV Governor General Visits NorthwestTHE COMMISSIONER of

Indian Farm Started

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 XXIII – Trouble with the Indians at Calgary.  Chapter XXIV Indian Farm StartedIN

Trouble with the Indians at Calgary

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 XXII – After a Murderer.  Chapter XXIII Trouble with the Indians at Calgary SHORTLY

Arrival of Sitting Bull

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 XIV - Building the Village of Calgary.  Chapter XV Arrival of Sitting Bull THE

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