An illustrated history of Quetico Provincial Park by Shirley F. Peruniak

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Published by Friends of Quetico Park in Atikokan, Ont .

Written in English

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  • Quetico Provincial Park (Ont.) -- History.,
  • Quetico Provincial Park (Ont.) -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-263) and index.

Book details

Statementby Shirley F. Peruniak ; with Michael Dawber.
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsDawber, Michael.
LC ClassificationsF1059.Q4 P47 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6877913M
ISBN 101895269067
LC Control Number00421884

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Inthe province cancelled the band's right to the reserve and relocated the people on the reserve. The Chrismar Adventure Map is the official map of Quetico Provincial Park.

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She also wrote the authoritative, comprehensive book “The Illustrated History of Quetico Provincial Park.” This body of work, along with her accomplishments in her hometown of Sharbot Lake, resulted in Shirley receiving the Order of Ontario in The real story of Shirley Peruniak’s life, however, is found in her relationships with others.

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