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March 2017

How do we teach history? Thoughts on standard histories, reconciliation and colonialism, with RDC’s Stephane Perreault

March 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Deer College, 100 College Blvd
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5 Canada
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March 15 - Teaching history through new perspectives of reconcilation and colonialism Dr. Stephane Perreault, History Instructor at Red Deer College will talk about reconciliation and colonialism and how this necessitates a shift in attitudes and methodology when teaching (and reading) history. According to Dr. Perreault: "Most of us – myself included – have been taught history of this land from the perspective of the Canadian state: course names, major topics and their articulation in the curriculum. As well, timelines of…

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April 2017

Documentary Film: Charles Camsell [Indian] Hospital, with Heritage program manager Miranda Jimmy.

April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 - 47a Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 Canada
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April 19 – Documentary Film: Charles Camsell Hospital with Edmonton Heritage Council program manager Miranda Jimmy The Charles Camsell Hospital was a separate hospital for the Indigenous community and served as a parallel institution to the residential school system. Newly released documentary reveals one more way in which Indigenous people have been victims of a colonial system that has been degrading and dehumanizing. "From 1946 to 1968, the hospital was the site of a dark period of segregated health care…

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May 2017

May 17 – TBA

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 - 47a Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 Canada
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May 17 - TBA

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September 2017

Speaker Series

September 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 18 - The Edmonton Grads Topic: The Edmonton Grads, with Shirley Reaman and Michael Dawe The Edmonton Grads were a world class women't basketball team renowned for winning 95% of the games they played over their entire history as a team, 1915-1940. Red Deer's Frances Gordon (later Mills) joined the Grads in the late 1930s, and local teacher Percy Page became a coach. Join us at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery at 7:00pm Wednesday October 18. As…

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Annual History Banquet and AGM

September 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pioneer’s Lodge, Corner 44 St. and 47 Ave.
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6T7 Canada
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Our Annual Banquet and AGM this year features Canada's Nursing Sisters of WWI as a part of our ongoing recognition of the centenary of WWI Doors open at 5:30 Dinner and AGM 6-7pm Presentation 7pm Tickets $29 members, $32 non-members Memberships may be bought online (click on the link) or at the door. Tickets on sale beginning September 1 at the Red Deer Museum, at 4525 47A Ave or by contacting 403-304-0742  

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October 2017

Speaker Series

October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 - 47a Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 Canada
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free

The Edmonton Grads, with Shirley Reaman and Michael Dawe The Edmonton Grads were a world class women's basketball team renowned for winning 95% of the games they played over their entire history as a team, 1915-1940. Red Deer's Frances Gordon (later Mills) joined the Grads in the late 1930s and local teacher Percy Page became a coach. 7-8:30 pm at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Light refreshments will be served. (yay!)

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April 2019

Speaker Series: Nancy Townshend, Art Historical Researcher

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

SPEAKER SERIES: Nancy Townshend, Art Historical Researcher, on “Art Inspired by the Canadian Rockies, Purcell Mountains and Selkirk Mountains 1809 to today”. Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. 4725 47a Avenue, Red Deer. This event is free, and all are welcome.  

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May 2019

Historical Society of Alberta AGM and Tour of Blackfoot Crossing Historic Site

May 25
Blackfoot Crossing Historic Park Alberta + Google Map
$60

The Central Alberta Historical Society is one of five chapters of the Historical Society of Alberta, which holds its AGM on the last weekend in May. Traditionally, each AGM incorporates an awards ceremony to honour individuals and organizations who have contributed in exemplary ways to the study and/or preservation of aspects of Alberta history, and is followed by a tour of a place of historical interest. This year, the AGM and tour will be at Blackfoot Crossing Historic Site, where…

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September 2019

CAHS Banquet, AGM, and Speaker Dr. Linda Many Guns

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pioneer’s Lodge, Corner 44 St. and 47 Ave.
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6T7 Canada
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Our 2019/2020 'Adventures in History' season kicks off with our Banquet, AGM, and Speaker event. The speaker this fall will be Dr. Linda Many Guns, Assistant Professor and Chair of the faculty of Indigenous Studies, University of Lethbridge. Topic TBA. Tickets are now available at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. Due to rising costs pretty much across the board this year's tickets are $35 each. https://www.uleth.ca/files/u-l-45th-anniversary-linda-many-guns-episode-8

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October 2019

Orange Chinook: Politics in the New Alberta. How the heck did we get where we are?

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 - 47a Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 Canada
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free

Dr. Duane Bratt, professor and chair in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies at Mount Royal University explores significant political movements through the history of Alberta leading to the elections of the NDP and current UCP governments. Dr. Bratt is co-editor of the recently published Orange Chinook, an edited collection bringing together Alberta's top political watchers in this fascinating, multifaceted analysis. It examines the legacy of the Progressive Conservative dynasty, the PC and NDP campaigns, polling, and online…

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