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Dr. Frits Pannekoek

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Biography

Frits Pannekoek received his Doctorate in Western Canadian history from Queen’s University, Kingston, for his study of mixed-blood Red River and the Riel Resistance.  His M.A. and B.A. (Hons) are from the University of Alberta for his study of fur trade agriculture and the missionary movement in the pre 1870 West. He has published widely in Western Canadian history, in Indigenous history, and in the field of heritage studies. He authored the Metis studies course and is busy involved in its rewriting. He has been recognized this year by the Calgary Stampede in its celebration of one hundred years, as one of the one hundred most influential Albertans of the last one hundred years for his work in creating an Alberta on line presence.

Updated March 31 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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