The origin of the name Manitoba.

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Other titlesOrigine du nom "Manitoba"
ContributionsManitoba. Historic Resources Branch.
LC ClassificationsF1063 .O73 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination8, 8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL885785M
ISBN 100771109105
LC Control Number95174513

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book on a name until they'd had "a drop more" from a shared bottle; towns in Manitoba have been named after everything from bacon to : Ted Stone. From Aboriginal name and legend to official title of the province, the evolution of the name Manitoba mirrors the history of the region.

At the Lake Manitoba Narrows a strong wind can send waves washing against the limestone rocks of an offshore island. The unique sound from the waves is said to be the Manitou, or Great Spirit (in Ojibway.

Manitoba has been at the crossroads of many of the important debates and events in Canadian history. From the early fur trade to the Riel Rebellion to the Winnipeg General Strike, Manitobans have frequently played crucial roles in Canadian and sometimes world history.

Until now, there has been no comprehensive, contemporary source for information on the many Manitobans who have left their. MANITOBA Meaning: "great spirit" (see manitou). See definitions of manitoba. The origin of the name Manitoba, like the origin of the province itself, is rooted in controversy.

There is a mystery as well about the source of the name. Where does it come from. What does it mean. Why was it fixed to a province which before its union with Canada had an old and honourable name. The Narrows of Lake Manitoba (on 60 km west of the junction of PTHs 6 and 68) Both the Cree and Assiniboin terms, and the legends and events associated with their use, are preserved forever in the name Manitoba.

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MHS Resources: Books on Manitoba History. The following list of books on various topics in Manitoba history is provided as a public information service by the Manitoba Historical Society. Copies are generally available from local libraries or bookstores and are NOT available for purchase from the MHS.

The Manitoba Local Histories collection was launched in partnership with the Manitoba Library Consortium. The collection aims to make Manitoba's history discoverable and searchable online through the digitization of over local history books that document the history of hundreds of communities across Manitoba.

History. A brief history of the development of Manitoba: BC - First evidence of nomadic hunters entering Manitoba from the ping grasslands in south provided abundant hunting territory.

BC - Origins of forest dwellers in eastern and northern Canadian ary diversification in lifestyles developing due to demanding environment. Manitoba contains more thanlakes, including Lake Winnipeg, one of the world’s largest inland bodies of fresh water.

More than two-fifths of the province’s land area is forested. Winnipeg, Manitoba’s largest city, is the capital. The province’s name comes from an Indian word meaning. Manitoba Book of Everything: Everything You Wanted to Know About Manitoba and Were Going to Ask Anyway - Aug 1, by Christine Hanlon and Barbara Edie Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries (TBS) - by Barry Ferguson and Robert Wardhaugh.

The Northwest Angle, known simply as the Angle by locals, and coextensive with Angle Township, is a part of northern Lake of the Woods County, for minor surveying errors, it is the only place in the contiguous United States north of the 49th parallel, which forms the border between the U.S.

and Canada from the Northwest Angle westward to the Strait of Georgia (between the U.S. The origin story for this northern town on the boundary between Manitoba and Saskatchewan is based around its unique name. The town is named after Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin, the leader character in The Sunless City by J.E.

Preston Murdock, published in Flin Flon (pop. 5, in census; 4, in Manitoba and in Saskatchewan) is a mining city in is located on a correction line on the Manitoba and Saskatchewan border, with the majority of the city located within Manitoba.

Residents thus travel southwest into Saskatchewan, and northeast into Manitoba. Fun Facts about the name Manitoba. How unique is the name Manitoba. Out of 6, records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Manitoba was not present.

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The name Manitoba is derived from the Indian words "Manito waba", which probably refer to the echoing sounds produced by the waves as they dash against the rocks in a narrow straight of Lake Manitoba. Manitoba encompassessq. miles of wh sq.

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Canadian Board on Geographical Names. Place-names of Manitoba. Ottawa, Published for the Geographic Board by the Dept. of the Interior, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Canadian Board on Geographical Names.

OCLC Number: The name “Canada” likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning “village” or “settlement.” Intwo Aboriginal youths told French explorer Jacques Cartier about the route to kanata; they were actually referring to the village of Stadacona.

BOOK - A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People By George Bryce Originally published by Canada History Company, Toronto, plus every instance of a place name has been added to this book. Check the More information link for a list of biographies, table of contents and those names that appear in the index.

ISBN A county history is also the best source of information about a county’s origin. A large collection of local histories is found in the Manitoba Legislative Library. Early histories could be found on microfiche in the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions collection or the Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces to collection.

Norman habitational name from a common village name La Boissière, meaning ‘wooded area’, from bois ‘wood’. possibly a metronymic, from a feminine derivative of Bossier ‘cooper’, denoting the ‘wife of the cooper’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©, Oxford University Press. Genre/Form: Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ham, Penny, Place names of Manitoba.

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Institute of Historical Research,Print. Manitoba (măn′ĭ-tō′bə) Abbr. MB or Man. A province of south-central Canada. Originally part of a grant to the Hudson's Bay Company, it was admitted as a province inshortly after Canadian Confederation.

An influx of settlers over the following decades led to an extension of its boundaries in Winnipeg is the capital. Man. The main political parties in Manitoba are the New Democratic Party, the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba, and the Liberal Party.

History. People have been living in Manitoba for thousands of years. Both the Hudson's Bay Company from England and many people from France moved to Manitoba during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.

Much of Manitoba’s culture and history has revolved around the fur trade, and many of Manitoba’s Métis and First Nations people have worked hard to preserve their own unique traditions amongst the influx of visitors.

Métis and First Nations influence is especially evident in traditional Manitoba. Meaning of Manitoba. What does Manitoba mean. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit.

(From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary,p & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names. The Wiebe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between and The most Wiebe families were found in Canada in In there were Wiebe families living in Manitoba. This was about 58% of all the recorded Wiebe's in Canada.

Manitoba had the highest population of Wiebe families in Manitoba definition, a province in central Canada. sq. (, sq. km). Abbreviation: Man. Capital: Winnipeg. See more. The name of this journal changed from Manitoba Senior Citizens' Journal to Manitoba Seniors' Journal and finally to Fifty And Beyond.

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Manitoba definition: 1. a province (= a large area that is governed as part of a country) of central Canada, whose. Learn more.

Early History of the Mann family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mann research. Another words (10 lines of text) covering the years,and are included under the topic Early Mann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.Manitoba meaning: a province (= a large area that is governed as part of a country) of central Canada, whose capital.

Learn more.Bryce, George, The Lake of the Woods [electronic resource]: its history, geology, mining and manufacturing / (Winnipeg: Manitoba Free Press Co., ), also by Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

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