New Website Text Translations

We are pleased to announce that thanks to a Province of Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage grant, and to Young Canada Works, we have completed the translation of 26 Website articles from French to English. They have been added to the Your History part of our Website.

You will find the following articles:

In the Associations and Institutions section:

  • A Timeline of the Société historique de Saint-Boniface (SHSB)

In the Families section:

  • A Timeline of the Lives of Jean-Baptiste Lagimodière and Marie-Anne Gaboury

In the History of French Manitoba section:

  • A Timeline of French Manitoba

In the My Family and My Community section:

  • Abbeville (Manitoba)

In the Missions and Religious Life section:

  • A Timeline of the Archdiocese of St. Boniface

In the Persons section:

  • La Vérendrye, father and sons
  • Interpretation of Louis Riel in Contemporary Culture
  • The Funeral of Louis Riel

In the First Nations, Métis and Reconciliation section:

  • A Timeline Documenting Relations between the Métis and French Canadians
  • The Battle of Seven Oaks
  • The Oblates and the Residential School System
  • Assiniboia Residential School (Winnipeg)
  • Camperville Residential School (Manitoba)
  • Fort Alexander Residential School (Sagkeeng, Manitoba)
  • Fort Frances Residential School (Ontario)
  • Kenora Residential School (Ontario)
  • Marieval Residential School (Cowesses, Saskatchewan)
  • McIntosh Residential School (Saskatchewan)
  • Muscowequan Residential School (Lestock, Saskatchewan)
  • Qu’Appelle Residential School (Lebret, Saskatchewan)
  • St. Boniface Industrial School (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
  • St. Philip’s Residential School (Kamsack, Saskatchewan)
  • Sandy Bay Residential School (Manitoba)

In the Tales, Legends and Traditions section:

  • Stories of the First Nations
  • Métis Stories and Traditions
  • The Song of the Bois-Brûlés

The texts were chosen for translation at the request of our researchers and most of them pertain to the history of the First Nations, the Métis and the Residential schools which were run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. We are happy to be able to make these important texts more accessible to our Anglophone public and hope to be able to continue translating more in the near future.

The original French versions of these texts are accessible in the Votre histoire part of the Website.