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Stephan G. Stephansson was a remarkable poet farmer of Icelandic ancestry who settled near the Icelandic community of Stephansson's desk Markerville in central Alberta.  His writing and life are an important chronicle of the community's experience and relationship to homeland.  Active in both community and political affairs, Stephansson's energy and creative results led to his posthumous declaration as the Poet Laureate of Iceland.  Read more about Stephan Stephansson in this feature article.

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