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Road to the Lake</cite>, c. 1932–1935

1800s: Qu’Appelle name

The name Qu’Appelle is derived from an early Cree name Katepwe-Cipi or Kâ-têpwêwi-sîpy meaning What is calling? River.

Métis communities were forming in the Valley during the 1800s. The Métis began calling the river “Qu’Appelle”—a French translation of the original Cree name.

Road to the Lake, c. 1932–1935
James Henderson
Oil on Canvas
45.7 x 61.0 cm
Private Collection, Calgary

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