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Memorable Manitobans: Atakawinin (?-1916)

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A leading Saulteaux warrior in the fighting against the Sioux around Portage la Prairie in the 1850s and 1860s, he moved to Lizard Point in 1863 and later to Valley River.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 28 October 2009

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