Federal -- Provincial Welfare Services -- Indian Eskimo Welfare

Database ID24309
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Diefenbaker Archival Collections
Fonds/CollectionJohn G. Diefenbaker fonds
SeriesSeries VI - Prime Minister's Office Numbered Correspondence
File/Item ReferenceSeries VI - Prime Minister's Office Numbered Correspondence-635 (Vol. 438)
Date of creation1957-1958
Physical description/extent1 folder; 3 cm of textual records
Number of images1
Scope and contentCorrespondence regarding various Indigenous issues including, but not limited to, the following: Indigenous health services, a hospital at Fort Qu'Appelle, Friends of Indians Society, the right of Indigenous peoples to choose their own doctor, irrigation on reserve lands. Also correspondence regarding the treatment of First Nations veterans; the right to vote in federal elections; relief; Seabird Island; National Commission on the Indian Canadian; revision of the Indian Act; the sale of liquor to Indigenous peoples; housing on reserve lands; educational funding for Inuit children; several pages related to health and health services.
Other terms governing use and reproductionResponsibility regarding questions of copyright that may arise in the use of any images is assumed by the researcher.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointDiefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
PlaceFort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
Dundurn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesNo data
Cultural regionNo data
NamesBallentyne, James
Monteith, J. Waldo
SubjectHealth -- Issues
Armed Forces -- service
Community Life
Band -- Memberships
Government departments -- Citizenship and Immigration
Assistance -- Relief
Date Range(s)1950-1959
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