Gift Shop

Explore the Gift Shop at Musée Héritage Museum.

We carry a wide range of souvenirs and gift items for every age group and budget.


Books

The Gift Shop at the Musée Héritage Museum sells a number of books on St Albert’s history. Please see below for our best sellers, or visit us today to see our complete selections.

Introducing our recently published book!

Brutinel: The extraordinary story of a French citizen Brigadier-General in the Canadian Army by Dominique and Jacques Baylaucq

Brutinel: Le remarquable destin d’un Français, brigadier-général de l’Armée canadienne par Dominique et Jacques Baylaucq

Available in both English or French, this book tells the remarkable story of a remarkable man.

Written by close family friends, Dominique and Jacques Baylaucq, Brutinel is the fascinating biography of a French immigrant to Alberta, Canada. In the early 1900s he made significant contributions to the fledgling province working as a newspaper editor, surveyor and railway builder before joining the Canadian Army and creating the Motor Machine Gun Brigade, a new tactical force in modern warfare. The book includes transcripts of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation interviews with Brutinel about his service during WWI.

Click here to purchase this book through Amazon.

 

 

The Black Robes Vision: A History of St Albert and District, vol. 1 & 2, by St Albert Historical Society, 1985 – These books chronicle the history of St Albert and area. Volumes I and II are available as a set in hardcover and digital format.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sun Traveller: The Story of the Callihoos in Alberta  by Elizabeth Macpherson, 1998 – Published by the Musée Héritage Museum, the book chronicles the history of the Callihoo family from the early 1800s to the present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The First Métis… A New Nation by Dr Anne Anderson, 1985 – This book records the culture and history of Métis people.  This history includes the documentation of family names, beginning with the first generation as far back as 7 generations ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GenerationsCoverDisinherited Generations: Our Struggle to Reclaim Treaty Rights for First Nations Women and their Descendants by Nellie Carlson and Kathleen Steinhauer as told to Linda Goyette is an oral autobiography of two remarkable Cree women who tell their life stories against a backdrop of government discrimination, First Nations activism, and the resurgence of First Nations communities.

Those interested in human rights, activism, history, and Native Studies will find that these personal stories, enriched by detailed notes and photographs, form a passionate record of an important, continuing struggle. The book is particularly relevant as it provides background to the ‘Idle No More Movement’ and the current situation of First Nations and Aboriginal people.

 

 

The Identities of Marie Rose Delorme Smith: Portrait of a Métis Woman, 1861 – 1960 by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon – This book relates the history and self-identifying process of a Métis woman who lived on the western plains of Canada during the transitional period from fur trade to sedentary agricultural economy.