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Agriculture

A Brief History of Agriculture in Saskatchewan by Ruth Bitner (WDM)

Agricultural Biotechnology in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Agricultural Diversification in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Agriculture: The Relationship Between Aboriginal Farmers and Non-Aboriginal Farmers, a joint WDM-SICC research paper by Eric Tang (SICC)

Beyond King Wheat: Achievements of the Crop Development Centre by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Changes in Farming Practices in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis (WDM)

First Nations and Métis Farming in Saskatchewan (WDM)

Grasshopper Campaigns in Saskatchewan During the 1930s by Joan Champ (WDM)

Innovative Implements: The Strength and Legacy of Saskatchewan's Manufacturing Industry by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Other Agricultural Industries of Note by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Saskatchewan Contributions to Harvesting Technology by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Saskatchewan Farm Facts by Ruth Bitner (WDM)

Saskatchewan Poultry Industry by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Saskatchewan Weather, Climate and Soils by Amy McInnis (WDM)

The March of Mechanization on Saskatchewan Farms During the Second World War by Joan Champ (WDM)

The Story of Crested Wheatgrass Development by Amy McInnis (WDM)

The Transformation of Rapeseed to Canola: A Cinderella Story by Amy McInnis (WDM)

The Wheat That Won the West: The Impact of Marquis Wheat Development by Amy McInnis (WDM)

Cooperation

Grasshopper Campaigns in Saskatchewan During the 1930s by Joan Champ (WDM)

The Impact of the First World War on Saskatchewan Farm Families by Joan Champ (WDM)

The Impact of the Spanish Flu Epidemic on Saskatchewan Farm Families, 1918-1919 by Joan Champ (WDM)

Education

The Cold and Bumpy Ride: Busing to School in Rural Saskatchewan During the 1950s by Joan Champ (WDM)

First Nations

Agriculture: The Relationship Between Aboriginal Farmers and Non-Aboriginal Farmers, a joint WDM-SICC research paper by Eric Tang (SICC)

First Nations Weather, a WDM-SICC research paper by Lua Young (SICC)

First Nations and Métis Farming in Saskatchewan (WDM)

First Nations and Métis Milestones, a WDM-SICC research paper by Ron McHugh (SICC)

First Nations Education, a joint WDM-SICC research paper by Linda Young (SICC)

Indigenous-Settler Relations by Christa L. Nicholat (WDM)

Living Off the Land in the Early Twentieth Century: First Nations Subsistence in Saskatchewan by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

Health Care

Early Medical Practices from the WDM Teacher's Handbook

First Nations Health in Saskatchewan 1905-2005, a WDM-SICC research paper by Lorraine Cameron (SICC)

Pioneer Cure-Alls: The Use of Home Remedies and Patent Medicines in Rural Saskatchewan, 1900-1930 by Joan Champ (WDM)

Saskatchewan Cares for its Own and Defines Being Canadian for Canadians by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan Leads the World in the Fight Against Tuberculosis by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan's Air Ambulance Service by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan’s Cobalt-60 Beam Therapy Unit
Inaugurates a New Era in Cancer Treatment by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

The Impact of the Spanish Flu Epidemic on Saskatchewan Farm Families, 1918-1919 by Joan Champ (WDM)

The Saskatchewan Response to Poliomyelitis by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan Innovation

Innovation

Saskatchewan Patent Database

Saskatchewan Innovations Online Exhibit


Métis

First Nations and Métis Farming in Saskatchewan (WDM)

First Nations and Métis Milestones, a WDM-SICC research paper by Ron McHugh (SICC)

Natural Resources

Diamond Drills and Saskatchewan Thrills by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Logging in Saskatchewan by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Noble Quest - The Search for Gold in Saskatchewan by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Nourishing the Crops of the World - Saskatchewan's Potash Industry by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Peat Production in Saskatchewan by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Sand, Gravel and Stone by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan's Clay Resources by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan's Long History of Mining by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Saskatchewan's Uranium Bonanza by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

Rural Electification

Rural Electrification in Saskatchewan During the 1950s by Joan Champ (WDM)

Transportation

Beyond the Grid, a WDM-SICC research paper by Lua Young (SICC)

Heavy Horses at Saskatchewan's Fairs During the 1920s by Joan Champ (WDM)

"Land Transportation" from the WDM Teacher's Handboook

Summer Travel in the North in the 1950s by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

The Role of the Airplane in the North in the 1950s by Janet Mackenzie (WDM)

The Cold and Bumpy Ride: Busing to School in Rural Saskatchewan During the 1950s by Joan Champ (WDM)

War (Homefront)

The Impact of the First World War on Saskatchewan Farm Families by Joan Champ (WDM)

The Impact of the Spanish Flu Epidemic on Saskatchewan Farm Families, 1918-1919 by Joan Champ (WDM)

The March of Mechanization on Saskatchewan Farms During the Second World War by Joan Champ (WDM)

Weather

Cold ‘Nuff Fer Ya? by Janet MacKenzie (WDM)

First Nations Weather, a WDM-SICC research paper by Lua Young (SICC)