Dugong, New, Human

This is the sixty-seventh post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 4 – June 10, 2018): #Greece #tourism at record high amid alarm over…

Indigenous, Coal, Anthracite

This is the twenty-third post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 31 – August 6, 2017): Impacts of mining on water live on,…

Plastic, Horne, New

This is the twenty-first post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 17 – July 23, 2017): Canadian officials confirm largest earthquake caused by…

SHFS 60th Anniversary: Editorial Comments for Summer 2017 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Summer 2017 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photo:  Reddy Parsonage & Everett Baker at the NWMP Cottonwood Coulee Detachment 1878 – 1885 marker,…

Regina isn’t so Bad: A Parable

I hadn’t left Saskatoon city limits since the end of October when I got back from my trip to the States. And so I was itching for a change of scenery last month. I decided to plan a Regina get-a-way. I have learned while living in Saskatchewan that Regina and Saskatoon have a rivalry. Or,…

Family Roots: Editorial Comments for Spring 2017 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Spring 2017 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photo: Poundmaker picture and relatives. Cutknife. 18 June, 1942. Everett Baker Slides. One of the unique aspects…

Moving Tales: Editorial Comments for Winter 2016-2017 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Winter 2016-2017 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photo: At Bascom’s ranch – looking after Claydon 400 horse herd. Eastend. 8 October 1958. Everett…

Marking History: Editorial Comments for Autumn 2016 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Autumn 2016 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photo: Darlene S. & P-ZZ. South Fork. 1 July 1951. Everett Baker Slides. I have intently followed the…

University of Saskatchewan at Canadian Historical Association (CHA) 2016

  Similarly to last year, the University of Saskatchewan will have a strong presence at this year’s meeting of the Canadian Historical Association to be held next week, May 30th – June 1st, in Calgary. I am presenting “Tales of a Park Not Yet Created: The Fish Creek Provincial Park Questionnaire, 1974.” For a full description…

Built Heritage: Editorial Comments for Spring 2016 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Spring 2016 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photos: Two photos of M.R. Murray using card catalogues in the library, CA 1940. University of Saskatchewan,…