The following are my editorial comments for the Autumn 2016 Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Cover Photo: At Bascom’s ranch – looking after Claydon 400 horse herd. Eastend. 8 October 1958. Everett Baker Slides.
This issue of Folklore revolves around the theme of movement and mobility. From the way in which the Saskatchewan environment has affected the province’s development, to human-animal relationships and technological advances that have enabled Saskatchewanians to live in this sometimes challenging climate to the movement of ideas.
As discussed in Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History (an open-access copy of which can be accessed here), Canada is a country that has developed in spite of the challenges imposed by its geography and…
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