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Larry Loyie on Buffalo Bay, Grouard, Alberta Larry Loyie in front of the St. Bernard Mission school, now a grocery store. Larry Loyie burning sweetgrass in the cemetary in Grouard, Alberta, in memory. Larry Loyie burning sweetgrass in the cemetary in Grouard, Alberta, in memory. Larry Loyie burning sweetgrass in the cemetary in Grouard, Alberta, in memory. Larry Loyie with his book Goodbye Buffalo Bay overlooking Buffalo Bay. Larry Loyie beside the Boys Dormitory in Grouard, Alberta.

click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get larget photo click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get large photo click to get large photo, photo by Tina Alexander Larry Loyie speaking after receiving the Canada Post 2001 Literacy Award for Individual Achievement (BC) Constance and Larry and students in Wabasca-Desmarais, Alberta

Family Photos
Lawrence around 13 years of age at residential school Elizabeth Loyie at residential school Another photo of Lawrence at residential school Mosoom Edward (Grandfather Edward Twin)
Kokom Bella (Grandmother Bella Twin) Larry's father and mother with brothers and sister, Northern Alberta Larry's sister Margaret Larry Loyie's sister Louise, also known as Maruk Kokom (grandmother), Bella Twin, and partner Dave Auger, on Rabbit Hill
Victor Loyie, Lawrence's Papa, during the Second World War.
Kokom (Grandma) Bella Twin in front of her home on Rabbit Hill.
Lawrence's uncle, Louis Twin with his pack dog

St. Bernard Mission Residential School

Girls Yard with schoolhouse in distance Boys skating on rink beside Girls Dormitory Lawrence (in white) was an altar boy at a funeral at St. Bernard Mission Picking potatoes with a Brother and Sisters (nuns) at school  St. Bernard Mission, Grouard, Alberta First Communion, St. Bernard Mission School, Larry top row, 2nd from left The boy's dormitory and church, Grouard, AB Larry 2nd from left and boys on ice rink with residential school, Grouard, AB

Slave Lake, Alberta in the 1940s
The pool hall was the low building on the right. The Slave Lake school Lawrence attended for three years Slave Lake's Main Street was a gravel highway.

Harvest Time in Pibroch, Alberta
Oat stooks in field Farm wagons, threshing Farm wagons, threshing Main Street, Pibroch, looking east School children, Pibroch, when Lawrence was there Farm wagons, threshing

Buffalo Bay photos of Larry Loyie courtesy of Edmund Loyie
Family photos courtesy of Larry Loyie
Residential school/Slave Lake photos courtesy of La Societe Historique et Genealogique de Smoky River, Donnelly, AB
Pibroch photos courtesy of Pibroch Historical Society

 


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