#168 ~ Year of the Metis - Part 1

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Tell Me, Grandmother has come back to life as The Ring with a new cover, new information, and more than 110 additional pictures, both archival and modern, and dedicated to Marion Dowler who, sadly, died during its production. This book emphasizes the ring that Sam Livingston had given to Jane Howse on the day of his funeral and which now can be seen in a special display at Glenbow Museum in Calgary. Such is the magic of books that miracles can happen and you will learn how Tell Me, Grandmother changed the life of one of Sam and Jane's grandsons and his family in BC.

This book is a must for anyone who lives in Alberta especially Calgary. Many landmarks in Calgary and the Rocky Mountains are named for Sam and Jane and their families.

On January 31, 2010 Lyn Hancock welcomed five of Sam and Jane's many descendants to her home in Lantzville, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada where they met one another for the first time. This 24 minute segment is Lynn Thompson's conversation initially with Lyn Hancock for an overview introduction, followed by conversation with Dale Letourneau and her sister Daena McGuire, whose father had found out later in his life about his heritage, being in the family line of Sam Livingston and Jane Howse.

Stay tuned for the second part of this series of conversations on the next Episode of Living on Purpose on the Rabble Podcast Network.


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