Spirit River Quiz IX

It has been a long time since Spirit River Quiz VIII!  Time to test your trivia skills with Quiz IX.  It’s fairly short but fairly tricky:

1. What was one early nickname for the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway (ED & BC) applied by northern wise-crackers?

2.  The Ksituan River got its name from a version of a familiar Cree word.  What is the word and what does it mean?

3.  What early adventurer passed through Fort Dunvegan by dogsled as part of a 4000-mile journey undertaken on horseback, foot and dogsled?

4.  In 1928, a major figure in Canadian history used the Peace River route (including Fort Dunvegan) on his 5000-mile trip to the Pacific which remains the longest North American canoe journey made in one season.  Who was he?

Let your brain buzz away for a few days solving those questions, then check back here for answers.

If you have some ideas for Spirit River (and area) quizzes, type them up and share them on Town Spirit!  We always love to hear from you 🙂

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2 Responses to Spirit River Quiz IX

  1. Linea Zielsdorf says:

    this is a very good idea to get people looking up information and learning about the area and our community.

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