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A Visit With The People of Red River - A Young Person’s Guide and Resource Book

by Judy and Barry McPherson
for the Manitoba Living History Society

February 2011


Written by Judy and Barry McPherson, authors of The People of Red River - A Costume Guide, this new book is intended for teachers and students of Canadian history, especially those in grades 4, 5 and 6.

CONTENTS:

Part 1 - The people of Red River

People you might meet at The Forks
Farming in the early years
Natural disasters
Fishing
Hearth and home
Occupations
Young people in the community
Neighbours in the settlement
The Swiss soldier-settlers
Edged weapons
Firelocks
The great guns
Maps and travel

Part 2 - Clothing and shelter

Dressing the people of Red River
A pictorial visit to The Forks

Part 3 - Projects

Things you can make
Games and amusements
Identification games
Silhouettes
Can you build your own fort?

Part 4 - Glossary, suggested readings, and web sites

Copies of A Visit With The People of Red River - A Young Person’s Guide and Resource Book are available for $20 each (plus GST) from:

Judy and Barry McPherson
Telephone: 204-256-6869
Email: baggage@mts.net

See also:

The People of Red River - A Costume Guide by Judy and Barry McPherson

Books on Manitoba History

Posted: 24 April 2011

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