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Field fo Fame 2, Harley Hotchkiss Park, at the Law Cpourts Parkade

Location | Champions Honoured | Image Gallery

Our second Field of Fame was unveiled in June 2011 in the Calgary Court Centre Park (since renamed Harley Hotchkiss Park) at 7th Ave. and 4th St. SW, right adjacent to the LRT plaform. The worthy individuals recognized at that site include Annie Gale, Senator James Lougheed, Grant MacEwan, W.O. Mitchell, Maude Riley and Arthur Smith.

Location of Field of Fame #2

Harley Hotckisss Park at the Court of Queens Bench Parking lot & 5th Street (westbound) LRT Station

Champions Honoured in Field of Fame #2

Virnetta Anderson

Virnetta Anderson (1920-2006)

Virnetta was born Virnetta Nelson in Monticello, Arkansas in 1920. Her schooling was in Arkansas and California. Virnetta was a woman of action - known for committing time and providing…

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Gus Yaki photo by Dan Arndt-1

Gus Yaki (1932-2020)

Gus Yaki, the renowned Calgary birder and naturalist, passed away in August 2020. Gus was an avid birder as a young man and he continued his self-education as a naturalist.…

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Peter Prince photos, from Glenbow Archives NS-1360-2

Peter Prince (1836-1925)

“Peter Anthony Prince was born near Trois-Rivieres, Quebec May 4, 1836. Prince lived in Ontario where he learned the millwright trade and lumber business. In 1866 he migrated to northern…

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Charles Mawer

Charles (Chuck) Mawer (1917-2006)

 Charles (Chuck) Mawer was born in 1917 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and grew up with his 3 siblings in Edmonton, Vancouver, and Calgary. In 1936 Chuck started his business career as…

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Roddy Mah photo

Roderick (Roddy) Mah (1929-2007)

At a very young age, Roderick was sent to China to learn the Chinese language and culture. Unable to return to Canada because of World War II, he spent his…

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Michael Green photo

Michael Green “Pona Kotaksi/Elk Shadow” (1957-2015)

(to be recognized collaboratively with Narcisse Blood)   Michael Green was the Co-Artistic Director and a founding member of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre and the Creator/Curator of the High Performance Rodeo. …

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Narcisse Blood photo

Narcisse Blood “Tatsikiistamik” (1954-2015)

(to be recognized collaboratively with Michael Green) Narcisse Blood whose Blackfoot name Tatsikiistamik means Middle Bull was a highly respected Blackfoot/Niitsitapi Traditional Spiritual Elder of the Blood Tribe.  He was a Spiritual…

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Art Smith

Arthur Ryan Smith (1919 to 2008)

Arthur Smith, O.C., A.O.E, D.F.C, Order of Merit (Hungary), LLD (Hon.) was born and raised in Calgary, and moved to Turner Valley when he was sixteen to work in the…

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Maude Riley

Maude Riley (1882 to 1962)

Maude (Keen) Riley grew up in Perth County, Ontario and became a teacher through the Ontario Normal School. Upon gaining her certification, she accepted a position to teach at Nose…

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Pictures of Field of Fame #2

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