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The Fort Museum of the NWMP and First Nations Interpretive Centre

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219 jerry potts blvd
Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0 Canada
(403) 553-4703 www.nwmpmuseum.com

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July 2017

Enemy Aliens Exhibit

July 3 @ 9:00 am - September 24 @ 4:00 pm
The Fort Museum of the NWMP and First Nations Interpretive Centre, 219 jerry potts blvd
Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0 Canada
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The Fort Museum of the NWMP and First Nations Interpretive Centre is pleased to be hosting a temporary exhibit focused on Canadian World War One Internment Camps. "During the First World War, national security fears and wartime prejudice drove the policy of internment, which lasted until 1920. During this time, Canada interned 8,579 people identified as “enemy aliens”, mainly Ukrainian and German immigrants, across a network of 24 camps. “Enemy alien” was the term used to describe citizens of states…

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