Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

The Hudson's Bay Company built Lower Fort Garry in 1830 after a flood damaged the original fort that was located at the junction of the Red River and Assiniboine Rivers. Lower Fort Garry operated in the fur trade until the early 1900s. From 1911 to 1963 Lower Fort Garry was used as a Golf course... Continue Reading →

Riel House Historic Site

Riel House National Historic Site of Canada. Riel Family Home. Twelve people lived in this little house, 8 of them in the second floor attic. There are two bedrooms on the main floor and a common room, the kitchen was an add on at the back. The building is a Red River construction, it was... Continue Reading →

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Acknowledging and labeling our identity is a hot topic today. Somehow we need to know what sex or absence of sex we are, who we have or don’t have sex with, what mental state we are in or what physical ability we have or don't have, what religion we are or what color our skin... Continue Reading →

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