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Calgary & Area

This area is inhabited by Aboriginal Peoples belonging to Treaty 7. It is prime ranchland and today has a thriving livestock industry. The coming of the railway at the end of the nineteenth century brought people from many lands who settled and left their mark. These include communities who sought religious freedom such as the Mennonites and Hutterites.

When Coal was King When Coal was King
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Treaty 7 Treaty 7
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