A monument in Churchill was erected in 1967 by the Churchill Ladies Club to commemorate a Chipewyan woman named Thanadelthur (also known as Slave Woman) who, in 1716, brokered peace between her people and Crees that made possible to establishment of a fur trading post in 1717.
Memorable Manitobans: Thanadelthur (?-1717)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cape Merry / Fort Churchill (Churchill)
Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by Manitoba Heritage Grant 18F-H49829.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 16 October 2019
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