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The Pigeon Lake mission was the first Methodist mission to be established west of The Pas in present-day Saskatchewan. The site was selected by Robert Rundle in 1847 to serve the Cree and the Nakoda people and to encourage agricultural development.

Assiniboine TipiThrough the course of its existence every Methodist missionary who served the Saskatchewan District spent some time at the Pigeon Lake Mission: Robert Rundle, Thomas Woolsey, George and John McDougall, Peter Campbell, Henry Steinhauer and John Nelson.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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