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AFHS Chinook News

“Photo of a couple who emigrated to Canada in 1910, via the United States – he originally from Switzerland and she from Germany – celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in Alberta in 1950”   Chinook News by Wayne Shepheard, Editor … Continue reading

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New Editor AFHS Chinook – Wayne Shepheard

Alberta Family Histories Society is pleased to welcome Wayne Shepheard as the new Editor of the quarterly publication “Chinook”, replacing Xenia Stanford, who recently retired from the position of Editor after leading the award winning publication for five years. About … Continue reading

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AFHS “Chinook” Wins Best Local Newsletter at NGS

The Alberta Family Histories Society quarterly publication “Chinook” won best local society newsletter at the National Genealogical Society conference in Charleston, South Carolina. The announcement was made May 11th, 2011 at the NGS conference. This is the second time the … Continue reading

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Anarconomy and More

AFHS’ Spring April 2011 edition of the Chinook publication has arrived!  Featuring “Tweets and Tools” this issue has several excellent guest articles.  These are: Google News Archive:  A Genealogy Goldmine!  Thomas MacEntee walks us through this wonderful archive using examples … Continue reading

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Featuring the “The British Home Child”

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!  The latest edition of the award winning Chinook has hit the newstands…or more correctly, landed in the mail boxes of our members. This issue features “The British Home Child” The British Child Emigration Scheme to Canada … Continue reading

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