Leslie M. Oystryk

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Les Oystryk
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Conservation officer, historian.

Les Oystryk is a retired Conservation Officer and an avid local and regional historian. He has a passion for the history of northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan with a specific focus on the heritage of the Reindeer Lake area and the people who have lived there and contributed to its cultural fabric. He enjoys sharing stories of the First Nations and Metis people who have lived there for centuries as well as the settlers and fur traders who came to harvest or manage the northern resources. He and his wife live at Creighton, Saskatchewan, across the border from Flin Flon.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

James McGlashen Cumines: Brochet’s Pioneering Game Warden
Manitoba History, Number 81, Summer 2017

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