"Cypress Hills Massacre, 1934-1967"

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Database ID27389
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionShepherd, G.F.
File/Item Reference25
Date of creation1934-1967
Physical description/extent1 folder; 1.5 cm of textual records
Number of images58
Historical noteMr. Shepherd was a farmer, author and curator of the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon. His papers consist of personal correspondence, 1938-1977, subject files, 1933-1977; books, 1961-1977 and newspapers. Among the subject files are ones on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Cypress Hills area, Sioux Indians, and the Western Development Museum. The Books section is mainly about books he wrote.
Scope and contentThis file contains correspondence, typescripts, article and newspaper clippings concerning the Cypress Hills Massacre of 1873. Shepherd claims to have rediscovered the original site of the massacre through the help of a Metis guide.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Provenance Access PointShepherd, G.F.
PlaceCypress Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Benton, Montana, United States (former name)
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Cultural regionPlains
Law Enforcement -- NWMP
News and Reporting -- Articles
Native newcomer relations
Cypress Hills Massacre
Historical Sites
Cree - Plains
Date Range(s)1930-1939
Permanent Link https://digital.scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy/permalink/27389