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See also under Metis Nation, Charbonneau surname.

Eastern Region

"The First Rural Municipality." Dugald Women's Institute. Springfield Municipality. Includes the following towns: Anola, Beatrice, Cooks Creek, Cornwall, Corrall, Dugald, Eastdale, Hazelglen, Hazelridge, Isbister, McDavid, Meadowvale, Melrose, Millbrook, Navin, Oakbank, Oak Hummock, Ostenfeld, Pine Ridge, Plympton, Prairie Grove, Queens Valley, Rossmere, Sapton - Prosperity, Suthwyn, Vivian. LHA

Pembina Valley Region

"Our 1-6 Heritage." One-six History Book Commitee, 1976. An extensive history of local families including stores, churches, and schools. It includes the school districts of Deer Creek, Linal, Elk Creek and Diamond. L24

Western Region

"East Of The Mountains Eden-Birnie Story." Eden Birnie History Book Committee 1984. Wards 2 and 5 of Rural Municipality of Rosedale Manitoba. Includes many pioneer families from Eden and Birnie Manitoba from 1877 to 1984. AND

"History of Ethelbert, Manitoba." Pub. mid-1980's. SS1

"OUR FIRST CENTURY: Town of Melita Manitoba and Municipality of Arthur," 1983. J1

"Rosedale Remembers 1884 - 1984." Rosedale Centennial Committee 1984. This book includes many photos, family histories, school attendance records and more of areas surronding Rosedale Manitoba, These would include, Kelwood, Birnie, Eden, Mountain Road area, the Sunnyside Hutterites, Willerton School, Mountain View, Acton, Riding Mountain, Polonia, Roskeen, Franklin, Tobarmore, and others. AND

"WHITEHEAD WANDERINGS: Southern Manitoba- R.M. of Whitehead and surrounding area." J1