Grey Owl's Cabin - The first half
of the story focuses on a hike to the cabin of the late naturalist
and writer, while the second half is all about the man himself.
Grey Owl Biography - The skinny
on Grey Owl.
Living off the Land -
Meet the Bashutski family, typical Saskatchewan grain farmers.
Tales of Wood - A profile of Saskatoon
wood-turning artist Michael Hosaluk.
Guy Vanderhaeghe - Two-time
winner of Canada's highest award for literature.
What, Me Worry? - Sculptor
Joe Fafard is renowned for his amusing cows and caricatures.
Teach a Man to Farm - William
Motherwell taught new settlers dry-land farming techniques.
Computers and Clay - Down
to earth and out in cyberspace with potter Michelle Harris.
Rum Runner Moon - Laurence
'Moon' Mullin is the last of the 'tunnel crawlers' from Moose Jaw's
wild Prohibition days.
Tales from the Boozorium
- The late Butch Carroll had an interesting after-school job in
the 1920s; he was a rum runner.
Mastering Gold - Saskatoon
goldsmith and designer Megan Broner apprenticed with an Italian
master but has a style all her own.
The Sudeten Saga - Anti-Nazi
tradesmen, teachers and journalists were secreted from occupied
Europe to begin life anew as Saskatchewan farmers.
Count Imhoff - German Count
Berthold Von Imhoff created an unlikely island of Italian High Renaissance
art within the rolling and wooded farmland of St. Walburg.
Saskatchewan's Own - Twenty-five
Saskatchewanians who've made their mark.
The Scots are Coming! -
Bob and Lesley Young left Scotland to farm in Saskatchewan, and
now they're inviting their friends to join them.
Where Pigs Fly - The extraordinary
Village of Englefeld, where community spirit is a tangible resource.
Gabriel Dumont - Vancouver
writer Gordon McIntyre looks at the life of the brilliant Metis
military commander who personified the spirit of a people.
Co-op Toques - From Tisdale
to Tinseltown with Saskatchewan comic Brent Butt.
The Giant Beaupre - At 8'2",
he was worth as much dead as alive.
Horse Trading with Sir John A.
- Fur trader Jean-Louis Legare showed skill and compassion during
the Riel and Sitting Bull affairs.
- The Glass Wheatfield gave artist Jacqueline Berting critical acclaim and
a popular following. It also spawned a mini industry of glass wheat.
Wide Mouth Mason - A Saskatoon
band gains momentum opening for the Stones.
Ten Years After - Former Saskatchewan
Roughrider place-kicker Dave Ridgway looks back at the boot that
won the 1989 Grey Cup.
- David Goldsmith uses woolly mammoth tusk in his scrimshaw because
it's plentiful, and its use doesn't threaten wildlife.
- Not many people can tell you the trick involved in "swimming" a herd of cattle
across a river. Meet oldtime cowboy Pete Perrin.
of Willow - Jim Steadman is the best bent-willow furniture maker
Combines - Preeceville's Don Paterson builds combines in bottles.
The subject matter is more appropriate than ships, for a retired
Eh? - Here's an Aussie with one heck of a great outlook on life.
The Infamous Sam Kelley
- To the gentle burghers of Debden, he was just another homesteader.
But Sam Kelley, alias Red Nelson, had a secret.
- Bitulithic, a long-ago quarrying operation located near Aylesbury,
provided rock for roadways across the Prairies.
- People places expert Bill Barry looks at the life of Karl Lorch, the man who
invented the 'snowplane'.
Cook - This young blues guitarist from Saskatoon is getting
the attention Maclean's Magazine says he deserves. Attention from
people like B.B. King, for instance.
Bill Barry - Bill
discovers a new and fascinating tale about the origins of the name
Bredenbury, a town near Yorkton.
To the Top - Saskatchewan's
Denise Martin is the first Canadian woman to visit the North Pole. And she got
there on skis.
Saskatchewan's Own 2 - From business,
the arts, comedy, science, sport and more, here are another 25 Saskatchewan folks who
made their mark.
Bill Barry - British poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson's
favorite nephew Bertram spent much of his short life on the Prairies, including a stint
as a stage driver in Moosomin.
Bill Barry - Bill pays tribute to Corky Jones,
a "bone hound" whose discoveries laid the foundation for dinosaur research and tourism in southern Saskatchewan.
- Why did an aristocractic Englishman, with business interests from Sacramento to
Montreal, chose to live near Moosomin, Saskatchewan?.
Place and Pottery - Potter Mel Bolen's place is in Saskatchewan. And he's likely going to give it away to a young potter in a few years.
Bill Barry - Bill's "tales from the hills west of Moose Jaw" include the story of Patrick "Paddy" Doyle, the last surviving member of the North West Mounted Police.
Hero for Hire - Victoria Cross hero and surgeon Campbell Mellis Douglas played a curious role in the North West Resistance of 1885.
Saskatchewan's Own 3 - Joni Mitchell isn't the only Saskatchewan woman to score a million seller on the pop charts. Read the third instalment in our series about accomplished Saskatchewan folks.
Comet Tale - Saskatchewan resident Vance Petriew staked his claim on a piece of the Heavens with his 2001 discovery of Comet Petriew.
Winging It - The life of a Mountie stationed in northern Saskatchewan in the early 1950s could get pretty interesting, especially when bush pilot "Lefty" McLeod was around.
Funny Guy - Saskatchewan born comic Brent Butt is flying high with his half-our sit-com Corner Gas, on CTV. It's prairie humour with wide appeal.
The Adamites - Here's another Bill Barry tale about fire-and-brimstone preachers from the U.S. who were decidely wrong in their belief Saskatchewan's Doukhobors were their soulmates.
Place and Person - Sure, we are what we eat. But we're also tightly bound to—and part of—our place.
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