History of the Cypress Hills

Database ID27460
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionShepherd, G.F.
File/Item Reference23
Date of creation1933-1965
Physical description/extent1 folder; .5 cm
Number of images1
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, Dakota people, and the Western Development Museum. The Books section is mainly about books he wrote.
Scope and contentA variety of papers dealing with the history of the Cypress Hills. Of note are writings on early Roman Catholic missionaries in the area, their Metis congregations, the Metis settlement of Chimney Coulee in the Hills, the Palliser expedition, Bison hunting, and First Nations presence in the Hills.
ContributerShepherd, George
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointShepherd, G.F.
Language of materialEnglish
PlaceCypress Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada
Eastend, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 7
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
NamesBaker, Everett
Cowie, Isaac, 1848-1917 (HBC Factor)
De Corby, Jules
Father St-Germain
Hugonard, Joseph (Father) (1848-1917)
Jones, Corky
Lavallie, Gabriel
Legare, Jean-Louis
Lestanc, Jean (Father)
White Dog
SubjectCommunity Histories
Indigenous Peoples General
Metis -- Communities
Metis -- History
Churches -- Roman Catholic
Blackfoot Confederacy - Siksika (Blackfoot proper)
Dakota (Sioux)
Date Range(s)1870-1879
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