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FortChipmuseumlaunchesupgradedlocalhistorybook14TuesdaySeptember232014ARTSCULTUREBOOKLAUNCHWENDYLOUCAMPBELLage51passedawaypeacefullyonSeptember72014afteracourageousbattlewithcancer.Shewasveryfortunatetohavemanyfriendsandlovedonesinvolvedinherthebestcarebothinhospitalandathomewhenpossible.WendywasborninFortSmith.ShewastheonlydaughterofRegBeaCampbell.ShelivedmostofherlifeinFortSmith.WhileattendingschoolinFortSmithWendyworkedatSt.AnnsinthekitchenandwhenthenewFortSmithHealthCentreopenedin1979sheworkedparttimeinthekitchenforseveralyears.Aftercompletinghereducationover22yearsagoshestartedworkingfortheFortSmithHealthSocialServicesAuthorityinvariouscapacities.ProbablybestrememberedforallthegreatcaresheprovidedwithintheHomeCareDepartmentshewasacaregiverandthatpreparedherforhermostimportantroleasamother.WendyhastwoboysTerrenceandTrevor.ShealsoleavestomournherparentsRegBeaherbrothersLenardKeithKevinandReggiesisters-in-lawCatherineDonnaandAnnmanyunclesandauntsniecesnephewsandcousins.WewouldberemissnottomentionhertwodogsBaileyandSadie.Wendylovedjackets.Shehaddozensofjackets.ShealsolovedslippersandpajamasandoftenwentshoppingandvisitinginherPJsandslippers.Shelovedcountrymusic.Shelovedthebushlifeinstillingyounglives.ShealsotreasuredhersummersonthefarmspendingtimewithhergrandparentsUncleJimmyandhisfamily.SowhentomorrowstartswithoutmeDontthinkwerefarapart.ForeverytimeyouthinkofmeImrighthereinyourheart.InLovingMemoryWendywillbesadlymissedbymanywhosepathsshecrossedduringhershortjourneyonthisearth.Shetouchedtheheartsofmanypeople.ByDALICARMICHAELWhatsoldisnewagainaftertheFortChipewyanBicentennialMuseumlaunchedthefourtheditionofthebookAHistoryofFortChipewyanonSept.12.Thephotoqualityhasbeenupgradedahardcoverhasbeenaddedtothemostre-centversionofthepublicationanditseemstherelaunchofthebookhasre-awakenedanappreciationforthepastforthoseinthecommunityandacrosstheglobe.ItsbeenapopularbookthroughtheyearssaidmuseumdirectorOliverGlan-field.Wesellthemhereoutofthemu-seumanditletspeopleknowthehistoryofFortChip.Glaneldsaidatleast30copiesofthebookweresoldatadiscountedrateduringthelaunch.ForthatdaytheideawasforpeopletocomeinandjustgooverthebooksaidPamGibotoneofthemuseumscoordinators.Wehadvisitsfromthelocalpeoplewhocameinanddiscussedstoriesfromwhoswhotohowtheyusedtodothingsdiffer-entlybackthen.AfterrunningoutofstocktheFortChipewyanHistoricalSocietydecidedtore-issuethebook.ItwasoriginallywrittenbySisterArchangeBradyaGreyNunandlocalMtiswomanwhotaughtattheHolyAngelsResidentialSchoolwhichisnowknownastheBishopPicheSchool.ItsacontinuingstoryofeveryonethatsbeeninvolvedinFortChipovertheyearsGlanfieldsaidaddingthatthehistoricalaccountdocumentsthehistoryofthere-gionfromthefirstEuropeansettlersinthelate1700stotheresidentialschoolsthatchangedthesociallandscapeofthetownforever.WevesoldbookstopeopleinAustraliaandoverseasinEnglandGlaneldsaid.YouvegottounderstandthatwevehadpeoplethatarelookingforrootsinFortChipfromnumerousplacesacrosstheworldsoitgivesthemabackgroundofwhatFortChipwasabout.Thebookisrifewithphotosdocumentinglifeinthesmallcommunity.Wehavepicturesofthefurtradethekindofpeltstheygotwevegotcookingbannockonthetrail-pictureslikethatGlaneldsaid.WehaveapictureofFortChipewyanaftertheoriginalforthadbeenmovedfromOldFortPointtothemouthoftheRocherRiverandthenin1802theymovedittowhereitisjustoutsideofthemuseumhereonthelakefront.ThisiswhatitsallaboutitsrealFortChipsaidanenthusiasticGlaneldwhorecommendedanyoneinterestedbettercharteryourselfdownhereandhavealookatitandreadit.Thebookwasoriginallypublishedwithahardcoverin1983inpartnershipwithEdu-cationNorthanowdefunctcommunityor-ganization.Twoupdatedsoftcovereditionswerealsopublishedin1985and1994.ThemostrecenteditionpublishedearlierthismonthwasfundedbyShell.Itissellingfor25atthemuseum.