Gwen Beck Interview


In Beck’s interview, she discusses politics within northern Saskatchewan roughly beginning at 1950. Beck touches on political parties swaying votes by providing alcohol to voters at the polls, the reaction to the CCF (from negative to positive after the construction of the first school north of Prince Albert), political candidates/campaigners during elections, and the reactions Indigenous peoples had to these political changes.

Keywords: Local Governance; Provincial Governance; Elections

Publication Information

Beck, Gwen. Interview by Murray Dobbin. Transcript. July 20, 1976. Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture. Gabriel Dumont Institute.

Beck, Gwen
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Jul 20, 1976
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