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 following is an excerpt from Indian Tales of the Canadian Prairies (1894), by James F. Sanderson.Kin-u-sayo’s Death
Some years ago, how many I cannot exactly say, a war party of thirteen Cree braves, led by Pish-eesh, or Little Link, a Saulteaux Indian and a noted chief, came on a foray
The following is an excerpt from Indian Tales of the Canadian Prairies (1894), by James Francis Sanderson.
The Conjuring of Loud Voice
Kak-she-wey, or Loud Voice, was one of the most noted chiefs that the Crees ever had. Certainly he was the most noted of those who led their young men on
The following is an excerpt from Indian Tales of the Canadian Prairies (1894) by James Francis Sanderson.
White Elk Horn
White Elk Horn was the greatest chief and the bravest warrior among the Blackfoot. He was regarded as proof against arrows of the best marksmen of the Gros Ventres, Sioux, Crows, and
Indian Tales of the Canadian Prairies
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