E. Pauline Johnston
Born on March 10, 1861 at her family home Chiefswood at the Six Nations reserve outside Brantford
- Published numerous times in newspapers and magazines early in her career
- Writer and performer of theater productions
- 1895 The White Wampum - a collection of her poetry
- 1903 Canadian Born
- 1911 Legends of Vancouver - tales and short stories related to her by Joe Capilano, a Squamish chief
- 1912 Flint and Feather
- 1913 The Shagganappi and The Moccasin Maker
Steam Engine: Countess of Dufferin
Type: 4-4-0 American
- The engine arrived on a barge pushed down the Red River by the steamship Selkirk. Manitoba had no train tracks laid.
- First locomotive to operate in Manitoba and on the Prairies
- Assisted in construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s Transcontinental line.
- Named after the wife of Lord Dufferin, Canada’s 3rd Governor General.