Plains Research Centre
The Canadian Plains Research Centre published Jane Aberson's book, From
the Prairies with Hope, a collection of her columns on the immigrant
experience that tempered the mythic advertisements of the Canadian "promised
land" with a hardy dose of fact. Visit their homepage history database to
find out about resources for further research.
- Hospitality and Heritage
Visit the Dauphin, Manitoba, municipal homepage for an update on what's
happening in town. There's a listing of heritage sites and museums, as
well as a calendar of festivals such as the National Ukrainian Festival,
July 30-August 1, on the theme of "A Tribute to Pioneer Achievements."
Check out the Netherlands Canada Society homepage for Dutch history and
heritage. The Society's mandate is to foster, promote and preserve Dutch
heritage and culture in as many ways as possible. There's info on upcoming
events, Dutch language school, and lots of links to other Dutch sites.
The Dutch Canadian Association (DCA), is based from Ontario's Ottawa Valley.
It promotes Dutch cultural heritage and cross-cultural relationships with
Canadians while fostering support of Dutch immigrants and retaining relations
with The Netherlands.