This farm house (taken at Lower Fort Garry) is a typical "Red River farmhouse of the Red River settlement, made with squared logs that were then whitewashed." From MARGARET BUFFIE'S WEBSITE/BLOG: 2011-12-11

This farm house (taken at Lower Fort Garry) is a typical "Red River farmhouse of…

Illustration captioned, “Fishing through ice.” Source: Egerton Ryerson Young, By Canoe and Dog-Train: Among the Cree and Saulteaux (London: Charles H. Kelly, 1890), 207.

Métis Children of Red River

Illustration captioned, “Fishing through ice.” Source: Egerton Ryerson Young, By Canoe and Dog-Train: Among the Cree and Saulteaux (London: Charles H.

This is a very detailed drawing by Frederic Remington titled "The Missionary". There are four natives, a guide/trader and a missionary [standing] in this very large 'north' type of birch bark canoe.

This is a very detailed drawing by Frederic Remington titled "The Missionary". There are four natives, a guide/trader and a missionary [standing] in this very large 'north' type of birch bark canoe.

Manitoba - Henry James Warre, "Fort Garry, Winnipeg," (1848), showing the south gate.

Henry James Warre, "Fort Garry, Winnipeg," showing the south gate. Source: Library and Archives Canada MIKAN no.

Tents on the prairie, west of the settlement, Red River, MB, 1858

Tents on the prairie, west of the settlement, Red River, MB, 1858 Manitoba History Historic Historical Photos Photographs Pics Pictures Vintage Old West Canadian Settlement Prairies

The first Mennonite colonies in the Black Sea region, the Chortitza colonies, were established in 1789 on the Dnieper River. Mennonite leaders responded to recruiters and negotiated a special agreement with the Russian government. Their numbers grew rapidly, and by 1848, there were 7,217 families. The 18 Mother colonies were all founded between 1789-1824.

The first Mennonite colonies in the Black Sea region, the Chortitza colonies, were established in 1789 on the Dnieper River. Mennonite leaders responded to recruiters and negotiated a special agreement with the Russian government. Their numbers grew rapidly, and by 1848, there were 7,217 families. The 18 Mother colonies were all founded between 1789-1824.

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