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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Slave Woman Monument (La Verendrye Avenue, Churchill)

A monument in Churchill was erected in 1967 by the Churchill Ladies Club to commemorate a Chipewyan woman named Thanadelthur (also known as Slave Woman) who, in 1716, brokered peace between her people and Crees that made possible to establishment of a fur trading post in 1717.

Slave Woman Monument

Slave Woman Monument (July 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N58.77362, W94.17871
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Thanadelthur (?-1717)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cape Merry / Fort Churchill (Churchill)

Sources:

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by Manitoba Heritage Grant 18F-H49829.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2019

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