English Family

Database ID27518
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionEnglish Family
File/Item ReferenceA 814
Date of creation1913-1929
Physical description/extent3 folders; 6.5 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteRev. English was an Anglican Minister serving at Little Pine and Lucky Man reserve during the time these records were created. Mrs. English was appointed field matron for the reserve by the Department on Indian Affairs. She cooked hot meals for the school children, provided health care and "often provided clothing and quilts in exchange for moccasins, berries and other items."
Scope and contentJournals, itinerary and ledgers of Rev. William Henry and Mrs. Helen Anne (Warren) English. Records for the department of Indian Affairs about the health care relief work she undertook for Indigenous people on the reserve. Also includes a recipe book kept by their daughter. A majority of these records are from their time on the Little Pine Reserve between 1913 and 1917.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Copyright holderUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesDiaries
Field notes
Provenance Access PointEnglish Family
PlaceLittle Pine First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
Food and Nutrition
Date Range(s)1910-1919
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