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Margaret McWilliams Award
2007 Short Lists

The following are the 2007 short lists for Margaret McWilliams Awards, named in honour of writer Margaret McWilliams.

Readings from short-listed books will be given on Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 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 St. Johns College (University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus) on Sunday, 27 April 2008, at 2:00 PM, with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend.

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Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern Cree Music

by Lynn Whidden
Wilfrid Laurier University Press

More information on this book here.

Imagined Homes: Soviet German Immigrants in Two Cities

by Hans Werner
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here.

Influenza 1918: Disease, Death, and Struggle in Winnipeg

by Esyllt Jones
University of Toronto Press

More information on this book here.

Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade

by Carolyn Podruchny
University of Toronto Press

More information on this book here.


A Glowing Dream: A Memoir

by Roland Penner
J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

Lettres des tranchées: Correspondance de guerre de Lucien, Eugène et Aimé Kern, trois frères manitobains, soldats de l’armée française durant la Première Guerre mondiale

by Lucien, Eugene & Aime Kern
Letters chosen and presented by Claude de Moissac
Les Éditions du Blé

More information on this book here.

A Place Out of Time

by Alfred Silver
Great Plains Publications

More information on this book here.

The University of Winnipeg, Volume II: The First Forty Years (1967-2007)

by A. Gerald Bedford
University of Winnipeg Press


Arc of the Medicine Line: Mapping the World's Longest Undefended Border Across the Western Plains

by Tony Rees
Douglas & McIntyre Publishing Group

More information on this book here.

Metis Legacy II: Michif Culture, Heritage and Folkways

edited by Lawrence Barkwell, Leah M. Dorion & Audreen Hourie
Gabriel Dumont Institute & Pemmican Publications

More information on this book here.

Quiet Revolution West: The Rebirth of Métis Nationalism

by John Weinstein
Fifth House Publishers

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.

Posted: 26 March 2008, updated 11 December 2008

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