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By Patricia Joy MacKay

In 1964, Patricia MacKay immigrated to Canada from England looking for the wild-open lands and cowboy tradition that captivated her as a baby. within the Sixties, the Wild West was once nonetheless alive and kicking within the Cariboo-Chilcotin, even though it were tamed—a little. Old-time hospitality and supporting a person in want was once the stated approach of life.

Pat realized the Cariboo-Chilcotin lifestyle first hand by way of spending her summers engaged on visitor ranches and discovering different jobs to maintain her occupied through the wintry weather. From studying how one can prepare dinner at the task to kitchen mess ups and successes, roundups, branding, sq. dances and falling in love, she slowly won attractiveness into the tight-knit groups of BC’s Interior.

Ranching intended lengthy hours, labor, and a life-style all its personal. leisure was once selfmade. there have been rodeos, dances, and song round campfires in the summertime and ice hockey, tobogganing, and events within the iciness. unfortunately, that lifestyle is progressively disappearing, yet this publication relives the way in which issues have been among 1964 and 1976; it tells of a distinct model of individuals from quite a few backgrounds who made this a part of the west their home.

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