Strong Women of the Red River Colony: The Grey Nuns from 1844-1864
This lecture discusses why Grey Nuns went out west by voyageur canoe in 1844. There are copies of letters written by the Nuns (some names are: Mother McMullen and Sisters Marie Louis Valade, Marie-Hedwige Lafrance, St. Joseph, Marie-Xavier [Margaret Dunn], Cecile Cusson, Mary Curran, Rose Clapin, Teresa McDonnell, Fisette [Marie-Justine Dupuy] and by Monsigneur Provencher. There is also a list of the missionaries who went with Monsigneur Provencher. A map of the route taken by the Grey Nuns is included.
Boily, Carole. 1998. Strong Women of the Red River Colony: The Grey Nuns from 1844-1864. : .
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