Stories tagged: family

Daughters of Shining Star, Part 2

Jenna Chalifoux

Read Daughters of Shining Star, Part 1 In August  of 1782, Fort York was captured by the French. Edward Umphreville and…

Daughters of Shining Star, Part 1

Jenna Chalifoux

There are many notable women in Edmonton’s history books. The ‘Famous Five’ may come to mind straight away, in addition to…

Louise Umphreville: Edmonton’s Forgotten First Lady

Tom Long

History is how we understand the past and that understanding is based on records made and kept by biased hands….

The Tamale & Pupusa – A Culinary Journey To Canada

Amrita Gill

I remember the first time I met Elba, mother of my close friend Yazmin (or Yaz as friends and family…

My Royal Alberta Museum

Tim O'Grady

The first time I saw the Provincial Museum of Alberta I was twelve years old. It was 1994 and the…