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Ruth Swan


She is an independent scholar with an interest in the Indigenous history of the Red River Valley. Her doctoral dissertation “Pembina and the Origins of the Red River Valley Métis” was approved in 2003.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Frank Cornish - The Man
Manitoba History, Number 9, Spring 1985

Woodsworth House Honours Shirley Olson and Phil Fontaine
Manitoba History, Number 22, Autumn 1991

Review: Agnes Grant, James McKay: A Metis Builder of Canada
Manitoba History, Number 33, Spring 1997

“Unequal justice:” The Metis in O’Donoghue’s Raid of 1871
Manitoba History, Number 39, Spring / Summer 2000

Review: Donna G. Sutherland, Peguis: A Noble Friend
Manitoba History, Number 50, October 2005

Page revised: 23 April 2011

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