Duck Lake, Saskatchewan

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Duck Lake is a town in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada.wikipedia
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Saskatchewan Highway 11

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Its location is 88 km north of Saskatoon and 44 km south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake.
North of Saskatoon, the road continues as a four-lane divided highway past the communities of Warman, Osler, Hague, Rosthern and Duck Lake.

Rural Municipality of Duck Lake No. 463

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Its location is 88 km north of Saskatoon and 44 km south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake.
The seat of the municipality is located in the Village of Duck Lake.

Nisbet Provincial Forest

Nisbet Forest
Immediately to the north of Duck Lake is the south block of the Nisbet Provincial Forest.
It consists of a north block north of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and a south block between Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, and MacDowall, Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan

SKSaskatchewan, CanadaProvince of Saskatchewan
Duck Lake is a town in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada.

Battle of Duck Lake

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In 1885, Duck Lake was the site of the Battle of Duck Lake, a conflict between Métis warriors and the Government of Canada, at the start of the North-West Rebellion.
The Battle of Duck Lake (26 March 1885) was an infantry skirmish 2.5 km outside Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, between North-West Mounted Police forces of the Government of Canada, and the Métis militia of Louis Riel's newly established Provisional Government of Saskatchewan.

District of Saskatchewan

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From 1882 to 1905 Duck Lake was within the District of Saskatchewan of the North-West Territories.
The District of Saskatchewan in 1888 included the five French speaking settlements of St. Laurent, Fish Creek, Duck Lake, Batoche and St. Louis de Langevin in the area of the South Branch of the Saskatchewan River and the settlements of Green Lake, La Ronge, Red Deer Lake (56-25-W2), Nut Lake (39-23-W2), Birch River, Fort à la Corne, Snake Plains (northwest of Carleton near Muskeg Lake), Birch Hills (46-23-W3), Clarke's Crossing (38-4-W3), Shell River (15 miles northwest of Prince Albert), Carrot River, Cumberland House, The Pas, Grand Rapids, Battleford, Fort Pitt, Frog Lake, Onion Lake, Cold Lake, Fort Carlton, Humboldt, Saskatoon.

North-West Rebellion

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In 1885, Duck Lake was the site of the Battle of Duck Lake, a conflict between Métis warriors and the Government of Canada, at the start of the North-West Rebellion.
After the Red River Rebellion of 1869–1870, many of the Métis moved from Manitoba to the Fort Carlton region of the Northwest Territories, where they founded the Southbranch settlements of Fish Creek, Batoche, St. Laurent, St. Louis, and Duck Lake on or near the South Saskatchewan River.

Gabriel Dumont (Métis leader)

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*Gabriel Dumont - Leader of Métis forces in the North-West Rebellion 1885.
Dumont was well known for his movements within the North-West Rebellion at the battles of Batoche, Fish Creek, and Duck Lake as well as for his role in the signing of treaties with the Blackfoot tribe, the traditional main enemy of the Métis.

List of Indian residential schools in Canada

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Duck Lake was home to one of the last operating Residential Schools in Canada, St. Michael's Indian Residential School (Duck Lake Indian Residential School), which closed in 1996.

Southbranch Settlement

Southbranch settlementsSouth BranchSt-Laurent-Grandin Métis settlements
Duck Lake was one of the 5 Southbranch Settlements settled by French speaking Métis from Manitoba in the 1860s and 1870s.

North-West Mounted Police

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At Duck Lake, the Prince Albert Trail, which ran from Regina to Prince Albert, crossed the Carlton Trail and it marked the halfway point between the Métis headquarters at Batoche and the North-West Mounted Police at Fort Carlton.
In the process, Crozier confronted a larger force of rebels at Duck Lake, where his detachment came off much worse in the resulting fight.

Fort Carlton

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At Duck Lake, the Prince Albert Trail, which ran from Regina to Prince Albert, crossed the Carlton Trail and it marked the halfway point between the Métis headquarters at Batoche and the North-West Mounted Police at Fort Carlton.
It was located along the North Saskatchewan River not far from Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.

All Saints Anglican Church (Duck Lake, Saskatchewan)

All Saints Anglican Church
Historic Carpenter Gothic style All Saints Anglican Church built in 1896 is a municipal heritage site.
All Saints Anglican Church is an historic Carpenter Gothic style Anglican church building located on 7th Street, East, in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Alien Thunder

The 1973 western Alien Thunder was partially filmed here.
Alien Thunder was filmed in Saskatchewan's Battleford, Duck Lake, and Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan Highway 212

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It runs from Highway 11/Highway 783 near Duck Lake to the Fort Carlton Provincial Historic Park.

Taiga

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Duck Lake is a town in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada.

Saskatoon

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Its location is 88 km north of Saskatoon and 44 km south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake.

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Prince AlbertPrince Albert, SKIsbister's Settlement
Its location is 88 km north of Saskatoon and 44 km south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake.

Rural municipality

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Its location is 88 km north of Saskatoon and 44 km south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake.

Plains Cree

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It is also the administrative centre of the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree First Nations band government.

First Nations

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It is also the administrative centre of the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree First Nations band government.

Band government

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It is also the administrative centre of the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree First Nations band government.

Canadian Indian residential school system

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Duck Lake was home to one of the last operating Residential Schools in Canada, St. Michael's Indian Residential School (Duck Lake Indian Residential School), which closed in 1996.

Catholic Church

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A Roman Catholic Mission was established in Duck Lake in 1874 by Father André O.M.I. and by 1888 the village had a school, a post office (called Stobart), a flour mill (gristmill) and a trading post.