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Margaret McWilliams Award
2006 Short Lists

9 March 2007

The following are the 2006 short lists for Margaret McWilliams Awards.

Readings from short-listed books will be given on Tuesday, 24 April 2007, at 7:00 PM, at McNally-Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg. All are welcome to attend.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre (61 Carlton Street, Winnipeg) on Saturday, 28 April 2007, at 2:00 PM, with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend.

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“I Will Fear No Evil:”
Ojibwa-Missionary Encounters Along the Berens River, 1875-1940

by Susan Elaine Gray
University of Calgary Press

More information on this book here.

Living With Strangers:
Nineteenth Century Sioux and Canadian-American Borderlands

by David G. McCrady
University of Nebraska Press

More information on this book here.

Mennonites, Politics, and Peoplehood:
Europe - Russia - Canada, 1525 to 1980

by James Urry
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here.


Leafing Through Our History:
Cornish Library 1915-2005

by Patricia Thomson

The Fight for Women’s Rights:
Meech, Charlottetown, and Manitoba Women

by Paula Mallea

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church:
Celebrating 100 Years, Together for Tomorrow

by St. Nicholas Church

St. John’s College:
Faith and Education in Western Canada

by J. M. Bumsted
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here.


Vista Tales from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba

by Gerald R. Brown


Au Temps de la Prairie:
L’histoire des Métis de l’Ouest canadian racontée par Auguste Vermette, neveu de Louis Riel

by Marcien Ferland
Les Éditions du Blé

More information on this book here.

By the Banks of the Brokenhead:
One Life and One Summer on the Canadian Prairie

by Karmel Schreyer & John James Schreyer
Chameleon Press

More information on this book here.

Going Downtown:
A History of Winnipeg’s Portage Avenue

by Russ Gourluck
Great Plains Publications

More information on this book here.

The Winnipeg Connection:
Writing Lives at Mid Century

edited by Birk Sproxton
Prairie Fire Press

More information on this book here.

The Manitoba Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of its
Margaret McWilliams Awards by Friesens Corporation of Altona, Manitoba.

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