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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Conclusion)

4 — The Return I knew that after I had traversed Main Street, I would have a duty to perform. I would thank the young man at CityTV for his assistance. I would learn that his name was Neels, that … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 3 of 4)

3 — The Goal In the fall of 1869, Canada invaded the North-West Territories. A 25-year-old Métis, a failed priest and indifferent law clerk, said, Wait a minute! You didn’t ask me. Canada did not ask the Métis of Assiniboia … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 2 of 4)

2 — The Trek Main Street Winnipeg is not friendly to jaywalkers. I decided, wisely, to walk down a block to the lights and use the crosswalk. It is perhaps the second most dangerous crosswalk in Winnipeg, the apex of … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 1 of 4)

1 — The Search We were ready to leave Winnipeg a week ago, but I said no. I said we must see The Forks. It is one of the city’s magical places. And silently I said to myself, “I will … Continue reading

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