Saskatchewan River


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Saskatchewan River

A river of south-central Canada formed by the confluence of the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers in central Saskatchewan and flowing eastward to Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba. It is about 1,940 km (1,205 mi) long from the head of its longest tributary.
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* Stretching for 48 kilometres through Edmonton, Alberta, the North Saskatchewan River valley makes for a vast, undisturbed natural preserve that explodes with colour in fall.
The Saskatchewan River system flows from the Rocky Mountains to Hudson Bay and is the water source for most of our population including the cities of Regina, Moose Jaw and Saskatoon.
I know of no more beautiful sight for a city than the towns of Edmonton and Strathcona on either side of the great Saskatchewan River, destined to become one great city.
The North Saskatchewan River which runs alongside was also a major waterway for travel throughout the northwest as well.
A push by the Elizabeth Metis Settlement to revive plans to put a gravel pit in Edmonton's North Saskatchewan River valley is meeting with opposition by Edmonton city council.
The winning short article was" Indigenous Knowledge, Literacy and /Research on Metisaage and Metis Origins on the Saskatchewan River: The Case of the Jerome Family" by Ruth Swan & Edward A.
The author combines oral history, written history and archival research to offer details on everything, including the community's role in the early fur trade and the war parties and horse raids of Ahtahkakoop's boyhood, as well as the surrounding issues in the Saskatchewan River country, such as the Metis uprising and the signing of treaties 4 and 5.
North West Company fur trader Alexander Henry the Younger made a trip on horseback from the post at Fort Vermilion/Paint Creek House--which is located on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River directly across from its confluence with the Vermilion River--to a Blackfoot camp and buffalo pound.
The Blackfoot Confederacy encompasses southern Alberta from Cypress Hills west to the Rocky Mountains, south to Yellowstone National Park, north to Calgary and Red Deer south of the South Saskatchewan River, said Weasel Head.
The relocation to new reserve lands, 116 B and 116C, included a difficult crossing of the North Saskatchewan River that saw many cattle lost in the fast flowing currents.
At the end of the rebellion (July 1), troops that had marched against the insurgents were garrisoned at four posts along the North Saskatchewan River. Teamsters, police scouts and several battalions left these camps for an overland journey to their home base or the rail line.
The program has also funded jobs within various administrative departments and businesses on OCN, and at the Henry Budd College for Ministry and Cedar Lake Community Futures Development Corporation across the Saskatchewan River in The Pas.

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