Ninga

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At the Killarney Field Day.





Here are two identical photos with different lables. The one above says. "Boissevain", the one below says., "Ninga".
I couldn't believe it was Ninga, but was pretty sure it wasn't Boissevain.

A close look at the next photo provides the answer...










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 Ninga means "My Mother' just as we are told the original Chippewayan translates.

The name was officially changed from Fern's Hollow to Ninga in 1898.
The children attended Fern's Hollow School, later renamed Ninga.

The first Loyal Orange Lodge in the Turtle Mountain district was Albion, instituted in 1884 in the Ninga area,

In 1884 twelve official post offices were opened and the first mentioned is Ninga (an Indian name pronounced Nin-ga), on 28-2-18 W.P.M., on April 1st with Orson Martin in charge. The name was changed to Lyonshall with Samuel Jones in charge, on November 1, 1889, while the former name was given to the new office located on 19-3-18 W.P.M. on December 1, 1889, with William McKnight a




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