Waiser - Saskatchewan: a New History - Ranching

Database ID32260
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionBill Waiser fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG192_SIII-Ranching (Box 28)
Date of creation199?
Physical description/extent1 file; 1 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteDr. Waiser recieved provincial and university funding to write a new provincial history to coincide with the Provincial Centennial in 2005. The book was aimed at appealing to a popular audience while offering graduate students experience in historical research. When completed it was presented as a gift to the province from the University of Saskatchewan.
Scope and contentThe file contains working files for the book Saskatchewan: a new history, specifically dealing with ranching. Included with materials pertaining to Aboriginal peoples are: handwritten notes on recipe cards dealing with trader Jean-Louis Legare's friendship and provisioning of Sitting Bull during his stay in Canada; handwritten notes on recipe cards dealing with the Nekaneet Reserve in southwestern Saskatchewan; a copy of an article entitled "Jean-Louis Legare: Founder of Willow Bunch" (no author given, web source http://www.quantumlynx.com/fts/musee/promme14.htm ); a set of research notes on recipe cards discussing the "Diary fo Mrs. Robert Hancock" including a short section entitled "Interaction with Indians"; an excerpt from a community history book entitled "Our Pioneers" on Maple Creek, Saskatchewan with some discussion of historic Aboriginal usage of the Cypress Hills area; a summary report on the "Debden History Project" (2001) including a section on the old Green Lake-Carlton Trail.
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Field notes
Provenance Access PointWaiser, William Andrew, 1953 - . (historian)
PlaceCypress Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada
Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, Canada
Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan, Canada
Debden, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesHancock, Winnifred, 1875-1963
Legare, Jean Louis, 1841-1918
Nekaneet Cree Nation
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 (Chief)
takwanāw kā-apit
Waiser, William Andrew (Bill)
SubjectCommunity Histories
Northwest Resistance
Early European Settlers
Metis -- Communities
Metis -- History
Indigenous Relations
Indigenous Peoples General
Lakota (Sioux)
Metis - Scouts
Date Range(s)1870-1879
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