Juliette Champagne: Travel Recipient 2020

Juliette Champagne (2020 Travel Grant Amount: $2,330)

This trip through Paris, Meudon, Nantes, Ste Pazanne, Renne, and Le Mans will allow Juliette to complete her research in the preparation of two manuscripts – one in French and the other in English – based on the letters of Fr. Hippolyte Beillevaire (1848-1937), missionary to the Indigenous peoples, Métis, and Settlers of Central Alberta. These documents tell stories of everyday life and events during the transitional period between 1880 and 1937, from crossing the prairies with a cart train, observing a sun-dance in Battleford, and the living conditions and people who inhabited this vast territory.