Francophone Resources Saskatchewan

francophone resourcesRESOURCES – FRANCOPHONE HISTORY AND EDUCATION AND SASKATCHEWAN

Below you will find a short list  of online resources covering the history of communities established by French-speaking settlers in Saskatchewa.  Click here for Alberta and Manitoba.

  • THE HISTORY OF FRANCOPHONE EDUCATION IN SASKATCHEWAN

See Dr. Richard Julien’s CV.

http://www.usask.ca/education/people/julienr.htm#books

  • SOCIÉTÉ HISTORIQUE DE LA SASKATCHEWAN

The historical society site lists publications on Francophone history and education and provides links to other historical sites.

http://www.societehisto.com/

http://www.societehisto.com/livres_deja_publies_n108_t1446.html

  • ENCYCLOPÉDIE VIRTUELLE DES COMMUNAUTÉS FRANCOPHONES ET ACADIENNES DU CANADA

The site covers various topics on the history, culture, education, and contributions of Francophones in Saskatchewan

http://www.evcfa.ca/saskatchewan

  • THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SASKATCHEWAN

There is a section on French education in Saskatchewan.

http://esask.uregina.ca/entry/french_education_in_saskatchewan.html

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Francophone Resources Manitoba

francophone resourcesRESOURCES – FRANCOPHONE HISTORY AND EDUCATION IN MANITOBA

Below you will find a short list  of online resources covering the history of communities established by French-speaking settlers in Manitoba.  Click here for Alberta and Saskatchewan.

  • THE MANITOBA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

See article by Cornelius J. Jaenen, The French Presence in the West, 1734-1874.

http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/mb_history/24/frenchpresence.shtml

  • LIBRARY, QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY

Article by Rosa Bruno-Joffre, Manitoba Schooling in the Canadian Context and the

Building of a Polity: 1919 – 1971

https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/bitstream/1974/437/1/article%201%20newscan.pdf

  • FRANCOPHONE COMMUNITY PROFILE OF MANITOBA

http://www.fcfa.ca/profils/documents/manitoba_en.pdf

  • CBC MANITOBA

Critical Masse.  Stories on the French in Manitoba.

http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/features/criticalmasse/

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Francophone Resources

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This section contains a list of on-line resources covering the history of communities established by French-speaking settlers in Alberta, and of the French language newspapers they founded.  There are a few references to on-line resources on the history of Francophone communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan (click the links to see Manitoba and Saskatchewan Resources pages).

ALBERTA FRANCOPHONE HERITAGE

The Alberta Heritage Website has a wide range of historical information on the Francophone’s in Edmonton and Alberta.  The digital archive makes available unpublished manuscripts and out-of print-books; there are slide shows on Edmonton’s past and present, oral histories, Virtual Archives Exhibit housed at Campus Saint-Jean, and a Video on the “patrimoine francophone” by professor emeritus, and playwright France Levasseur -Ouimet.

http://www.abheritage.ca/francoedmonton/index.html

http://www.abheritage.ca/francoedmonton/modern/franco-education_e.html

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophonAlberta./en/sitemap.html

The Heritage website also features brief descriptions of life in communities with a Francophone presence:  Beaumont, Bonnyville, Brosseau, Calgary, Cold Lake, Edmonton, Falher, Girouxville, Lac la Biche, Lamoureux, Legal, Lethbridge, Mallaig, Marie-Reine, Morinville, Plamondon, Rivière-qui-Barre, St. Albert, St. Paul, St.Vincent, Tangent, Therien, Vegreville, and Villeneuve.

  • Beamount

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_beaumont.html

  • Bonnyville

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_bonnyville.html

  • Brosseau

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_brosseau

  • Calgary

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_calgary.html

  • Cold Lake

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_cold_lake.html

  • Edmonton

http://www.abheritage.ca/francoedmonton/historic/index.html

  • Falher

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_falher.html

  • Girouxville

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_girouxville.html

  • Lac la Biche

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_lac_la_biche.html

  • Lamoureux

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_lamoureux.html

  • Legal

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_legal.html

  • Lethbridge

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_lethbridge.html

  • Mallaig

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_mallaig.html

  • Marie- Reine

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_marie_reine.html

  • Morinville

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_morinville.html

  • Plamondon

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_plamondon.html

  • Rivière-qui-Barre

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_riviere_qui_barre.html

  • St. Albert

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_saint_albert.html

  • St. Paul

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_saint_paul.html

  • St. Vincent

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_saint_vincent.html

  • St. Vincent and St. Paul

http://www.abheritage.ca/stvincent-stpaul/st_vincent/index.html

http://www.abheritage.ca/stvincent-stpaul/st_paul/community_education_en.html

  • Tangent

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_tangent.html

  • Therien

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_therien.html

  • Vegreville

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_vegreville.html

  • Villeneuve

http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/people/communities_villeneuve.html

OUR FUTURE OUR PAST

The Alberta Heritage Digitalized Projects. This collection makes accessible books on local and Alberta histories and provides a Bibliographical Index of the Prairie Provinces to 1953.  Using the browsing feature I found, for example, a book on the history of Morinville by Alice Trottier, Faith and tenacity: a history of Morinville

http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/index.htm

http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/toc.aspx?id=1201

ALBERTA ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

Heritage Community Foundation, see Index – Alberta Francophone Heritage.  The site includes, for example, a history of the Oblates in Alberta.

http://www.albertasource.ca/

http://www.albertasource.ca/oblatesinthewest/eng/impact/francophone.html

THE LOCAL HISTORY AT THE LIBRARY PROJECT – MORINVILLE

The site contains links to historical facts on Francophone settlers.

http://www.morinvillelibrary.ca/Morinville-History-Links

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS, ALBERTA

This site includes maps and profiles of Francophone communities in Alberta.

http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/1361.cfm

http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/1350.cfm

THE CAPITAL ATLAS PROJECT

This site contains historical maps of Alberta, references to cultural sites, a picture gallery, and links to Museums in Alberta.

http://capmap.fanweb.ca/

FRENCH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS IN ALBERTA

  • L’Ouest Canadien (Edmonton)

Founded in 1898 by Frédéric-Edmond Villeneuve and discontinued in 1900.

http://www.abheritage.ca/francoedmonton/historic/newspaper_e.html

  • Le Courrier de l’Ouest. (Edmonton)

Founded in 1905 by Dr. Philippe Roy and discontinued in 1916.

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/CDW/

  • Étoile de St. Albert (St. Albert, Alta)

Founded in 1912 and discontinued in 1914.

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ESA/

  • L’Union (Edmonton)

Founded in 1918 by V.-E. Ferguenne.  This newspaper lost its popularity after the founding of La Survivance in 1928 and was discontinued in 1929.

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/UNI/

  • Le Franco-Albertain (Edmonton)

This newspaper replaced La Survivance in1967 and continues to be published.

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/LFC/

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