VISIT. PROVINCIAL. Survivor Stories “We are strong people because we are still here and we will be here until the end of time,” said MaryAnn Napope , a residential school survivor whose parents, grandparents, siblings and children all attended St. Michael’s School in Duck Lake. It is believed to have gotten its name from the mulitude of ducks that would migrate through the area in the early spring and late fall. The Duck Lake history book (1870 - 1988) is available for purchase for $49.00 for the set of two volumes. Click for Details.
After having the upper hand early on at Duck Lake (March 26) and Fish Creek (April 24), thanks to Gabriel Dumont’s leadership and their superior marksmanship, the Métis succumbed to the larger, better equipped Canadian volunteer force at Batoche on May 12, 1885.
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FEDERAL. CONTACT. Our Sponsors. After 1885, the Saskatchewan Métis were marginalized. The school was located a half a mile (.8 kms) from the Town of Duck Lake, facing the lake (Treaty 6). We'd like to thank our generous sponsors for helping to make Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre possible.
The wide main street, business frontage, and brick sidewalks are reminiscent of times past.
REGIONAL. com. The town's wide streets, light standards and storefronts are reminiscent of earlier times and heritage buildings echo the past. Twelve large, outdoor murals depict events in the history of the community and short drives away one can see the sites of the Battles of Duck Lake, Fish Creek and Batoche. Brush cutting for a roadway prior to 1912 Duck Lake is a community rich in history.
The town of Duck Lake is in the centre of an area great in historical importance.
1-866-467-2057 info @ ducklakemuseum. History of Duck Lake "See Seep SaKayegan" is what the First Nations people called the small body of water, more commonly known today as Duck Lake.