The Red River Expedition of 1870

“Much is written of Canada’s take-over of the Red River Settlement in 1870 but little about the 1st expeditionary force to slog through wilderness to get there. Paul McNicholl’s (l.) reveals the details.FULL STORY

 

 

The connectedness of things

February 07th, 2022

In her 17th book, Blue Portugal and other Essays (U of Alberta Press $24.99) Theresa Kishkan writes about her broad preoccupations with the natural world, art and visual phenomena, and history as well as celebrating the aging body and delighting in travel, food, wine and dogs. Her publisher says that Kishkan is offering up “a sense of wonder at the interconnectedness of all things.” In addition to essays, Kishkan has written many poetry books and works of fiction. She makes her home on the Sechelt Peninsula with her husband and fellow author John Pass. 978-1-77212-599-3

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