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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Wapinesiw

Cree “leading Indian.”

First noted by Anthony Henday in 1755, he commanded 20 canoes and was lured to York Factory, which he visited regularly for 15 years. The number of his canoes grew from 20 to 30. After 1770 he worked for the Canadian fur traders from Montreal.

More information:

Wapinesiw, Dictionary of Canadian Biography IV, 761.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 2 May 2008

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