Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch, Correspondence Regarding Assorted Metis and Settler Petitions

Database ID24503
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
File/Item ReferenceE.1-DLB-79134 (Box 3)
Date of creation1884
Physical description/extent3 folders; 1 cm of textual records
Number of images1
Scope and contentVarious government correspondence related to and including memorials to the North-West Council with regard to Metis land claims as well as other issues affecting the Metis and early settlers in the Territories. Petitions from the Prince Albert, Qu'Appelle, and Cypress Hills areas are all discussed. The Cypress Hills petition calls for the creation of a "half-breed reserve."
Restrictions on accessSee Saskatchewan Archives Board
Copyright holderPublic domain
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointDepartment of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch
PlacePrince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
St. Laurent-Grandin, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 6
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesDewdney, Edgar, 1835-1916 (MP, Minister)
Forget, Amedee Emanuel, 1847-1923
SubjectCommunity Histories
Metis -- Communities
Metis -- History
Land Claims
Early European Settlers
Surveys and Studies -- Land
Northwest Resistance
Government policy
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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