Canada at War: ALBERTA: Toward Sundown

A warm Chinook wind softened the snow of Central Alberta. Squaws silently folded the tents and tepees. Soon the little band of Ochase Indians would be moving down across the prairie from Whitecourt to the foothills of the Rockies on their last migration—to a Government reservation.

At long last they were conceding that the white man had come to North America to stay. Now that the Ochase and the companion Sunchild tribe, 300 souls in all, were abandoning their nomadic life, there would be no migratory Indians left in Canada south of the...

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