Metis, Agriculture, Assistance

Database ID25998
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
File/Item ReferenceE.1-168707-169073 (Box 6)
Date of creation1888
Physical description/extent3 folders; 2cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentFile containing correspondence related to Metis needing assistance in the way of grain (and seed grain). Further materials pertaining to the welfare of the Metis and information on family in need and their numbers. Additional information about agricultural practices and the loyalty and competence of the Metis as described by government representatives.
Restrictions on accesssee Saskatchewan Archives Board
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesReports
Provenance Access PointDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
PlaceLac la Biche, Saskatchewan, Canada
Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesDewdney, Edgar, 1835-1916 (MP, Minister)
Hall, John
White, T
SubjectAssistance -- Relief
Metis -- Farms
Metis -- History
Metis -- Communities
Community Development
Economic Development
Food and Nutrition
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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