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November 2016

Women’s Suffrage on the Prairies

November 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 - 47a Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 Canada
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November 16, 2016 – Women’s Suffrage on the Prairies We've all heard about the Pankhursts in England but how many know how women in Canada fought to have the right to vote? Dr. Sarah Carter is a noted Canadian historian working to re-place women in our histories. Dr. Carter is Henry Marshall Tory Chair in the Department of History at the University of Alberta, and professor in both the faculties of history and of Native Studies. As well, she is…

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December 2016

The Feast of St. Nicholas – Christmas traditions in Holland

December 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pioneer’s Lodge, Corner 44 St. and 47 Ave.
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6T7 Canada
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December 7, 2016 The feast of  St. Nicholas – Christmas traditions in Holland Join us as we celebrate our Central Alberta Dutch community with a traditional Canadian turkey dinner, and stories and treats from Holland. Pioneer’s Lodge (4324-46a Ave Red Deer) Tickets available at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery $27 members /$30 non-members

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January 2017

Shipping fleas to England: Arthur Douglas Gregson in early Blackfalds

January 18 @ 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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January 18, 2017 - Shipping Fleas to England: Arthur Douglas Gregson in Early Blackfalds. Ms. Judy Carleton became interested in Arthur Douglas Greyson’s contributions to the Central Alberta area as a Blackfalds resident and researcher. She is president of the Blackfalds and Area Historical Society, and curator of the Blackfalds archives. She has also authored several books on Blackfalds history, one specifically for the Blackfalds centennial in 2004. Mr. Gregson was raised in England, (next door to Charles Darwin), and developed…

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February 2017

Unrecognized Black Pioneers in Alberta

February 15 @ 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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February 15 – Unrecognized Black Pioneers in Alberta For Black History Month we welcome back Bertrand Bickersteth, who will tell us about some largely Unrecognized Black pioneers in Alberta. Dr. Bickersteth was born in Sierra Leone, raised in Canada, and educated in the UK. He explores black identity in Alberta and his poetry is included in the anthology The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry.

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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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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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