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France Levasseur-Ouimet: Living 'en français': The Contribution and the Development of Alberta's Francophone Communities (Part 3)

Duration: 10 minutes, 24 seconds

Dr. France Levasseur-Ouimet speaks to the history, strength and significance of the relationship between the Catholic church and Francophones in Alberta. The first Catholic missionaries arrived in 1838. Oblate fathers and religious orders established missions and towns, building churches, schools and hospitals across the province. (presentation by France Levasseur-Ouimet, Ph.D. at the 2007 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

See a biography of France Levasseur-Ouimet

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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