biggest fish ever caught in Manitoba waters” was measured at 15 feet
long and weighed over 400 pounds. This fresh water sturgeon was an
estimate one hundred and fifty years old at time of capture...
During the late 1700’s and early 1800’s,
encounters between the Ojibwa and Sioux in the study area were
undoubtedly frequent. At See-bos-qui-tan (Roseau Rapids) there was said
to have been two large ‘rifle pits’ dug by the Ojibwa as a defence
against Sioux raiding parties...
The Swinging Cable Bridge
Swinging Cable Bridge, a vernacular version of a light-cabled bridge,
is one of only four known pedestrian suspension bridges in Manitoba and
the only one protected as a heritage site...