The author's richly imagined setting encompasses real places in Winnipeg, such as the Assiniboine River
, and fantastical places like the obsidian-floored summoning chamber accessed through a secret basement door.
Leaving Winnipeg on the first day of May, we took the road for our future home in the distant West with light hearts, and walked along the dusty trail, through the glare and heat of our first day's journey, driving our ox-cart, which contained only our provisions, bedding, &c., as we had sent our heavy boxes by boat to Fort Ellice, on the Assiniboine River
, where our road crossed on our way west, and where he hoped to get another ox-cart.
The minimally processed water from the Assiniboine River
gave people typhoid; the water from artesian wells was high in mineral content and always in short supply, especially in the working-class neighbourhoods of the north end.
The Assiniboine River
, a 1,070-kilometer river that runs through the prairies of western Canada, is a typical meandering river that takes its name from the Assiniboine First Nation.
It diverted water from the Assiniboine River
through the Portage Diversion into Lake Manitoba.
Harper was allegedly beaten by the suspects who left her last Friday, November 7, in the icy water of the Assiniboine River
On August 4, 1935, Mary was baptized by immersion in the Assiniboine River
Longest ice skating trail - Assiniboine Credit Union River Trail - Winnipeg, Canada - Each winter as the temperatures drop, skaters take to the frozen Assiniboine River
, which turns into a long ice trail complete with warming huts, curling matches and broom ball games.
An Immediate Response Unit from CFB Shilo, Manitoba, has been deployed to the affected areas along the Assiniboine River
. Op LUSTRE, led by Canada Command and conducted through Joint Task Force West, is delivering assistance in the flood-ravaged area.
The Red River flows northward from the United States, passing through the city of Winnipeg (where it meets the Assiniboine River
) and into Lake Winnipeg.