Nolin, Angélique and Marguerite

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Title: Nolin, Angélique and Marguerite
Creator: Freeman, Lorraine, and Barkwell, Lawrence
Subject: Nolin, Angélique, Nolin, Marguerite, Education, Women
Description: Angélique Nolin, with the help of her older sister Marguerite, ran one of the first formal schools in the Red River settlement. This school provided education to First Nations and Métis girls of French, Cree, Ojibwa and Scottish backgrounds that lived near the Red River settlement. This was the first established school for girls. In the 1840s, Angélique and Marguerite left teaching and turned to farming. By 1850, the “Misses Nolin” farmed a few acres with stock of horses, cattle, and sheep with carts and a canoe. These two Métis women made a most valuable contribution to the Red River frontier. Marguerite died in September of 1868, and Angélique died on March 30, 1869 at St.Boniface.
Publisher: Louis Riel Institute
Type: Text Document
Language: English
Date of Copyright: January 30, 2009
Coverage: Manitoba
GDI Media Filename: Angelique Nolin.pdf

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