Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch, Petitions and Correspondence Regarding Metis and Settler Concerns in the North-West Territories Including Economic, Land, and War Issues

Database ID24532
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
File/Item ReferenceE.1-DLB-103598(p.1-100) (Box 4)
Date of creation1885
Physical description/extent1 folder; 1.5 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentVarious petitions and government correspondence related to Metis and settler issues with the government in the aftermath of the 1885 Resistance. Includes concerns over agricultural markets, scrip issuance, the Rebellion Claims Commission, and local government.
Restrictions on accessSee Saskatchewan Archives Board
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
PlacePrince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
NamesDewdney, Edgar, 1835-1916 (MP, Minister)
McGee, John J.
SubjectCommerce and Trade
Early European Settlers
Northwest Resistance
Metis -- Communities
Metis -- Farms
Metis -- History
Land Claims
Government policy
Indigenous Peoples General
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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