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The rich history of Alberta

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Mar 30-Apr 5, 2006
Jamaica, NY
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Blacks, Women, Canada, Culture, Ware, Amanda Janet "Nettie", 1900-1989
Daughter Nettie was honoured in 1971 as "Alberta's Pioneer Daughter of the Year" and died in 1989 at the age of 96. The Ware's original cabin is a visitor attraction in Dinosaur Provincial Park and the name of old cowboy is remembered through the John Ware Junior School in Calgary. Alberta is bounded on the West by the Province of British Columbia, on the North by the Northwest Territories, on the east by the Province of Saskatchewan, and on the South by the Canada-U.S. border. The Province has a Provincial Conservative Government, led by Premier Ralph Kline, with 62 of the 83 Legislative Assembly seats. The Alberta Liberals have 16, the Alberta New Democratic Party 4 and the Alberta Alliance one.