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Sgt Tommy Prince – war hero and great great grandson of Chief Peguis.
SGT. TOMMY PRINCE, MM, SS Tommy Prince was the great great grandson of Chief Peguis, who led a band of Saulteaux from Sault Ste. Marie to St. Peters north of Selkirk, Manitoba around 1790. Tommy was born in Petersfield, Manitoba in October of 1915, one of eleven children. Tommy enlisted in the 1st Corps Field
CBC Radio on settler / church / indigenous relations
CBC Radio’s Tapestry explores the impact of The Doctrine of Discovery which shaped settler/church/indigenous relations the world over. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/tapestry/reclaiming-indigenous-spirituality-1.3636858/500-years-ago-pope-gives-permission-to-conquer-indigenous-people-1.3637062
A history of relations between Selkirk settlers and Indigenous residents at Red River.
The Selkirk Settlement 1811-1821: Maureen Matthews D. Phil. (Oxon) Curator of Cultural Anthropology The Manitoba Museum When Lord Selkirk initiated an agricultural colony at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, he was responding to a world in transition. Liberalism and industrialization challenged existing world views; the rise of the American and French republics